Residency for illegal alien?

Asked over 1 year ago - Baltimore, MD

if a person remain in the united states for 10 years as an illegal alien , what would be his residence of last five years . would it be united states or his home country . since he has no legal status in the USA , would USA be considered his residence for last five years ?

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Yes, the USA is where that person resided during the last 5 years, illegal or not. The USA is this his residence for the last 10 years.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Agree with my colleagues.; email:; Phone: (866) 456-­8654; Fax: 212-964-0440; Cell:... more
  3. Michael Hugh Carlin

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . Residence is residence, whether legal or "illegal." I'm wondering why you are asking the question. I suggest that you consult with an immigration attorney about your case.

    (734) 369-3131. This communication does not establish and attorney-client relationship with the Law Office of... more
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