The question was posed earlier but seemed to be vague and confusing. let me rephrase. Somebody living the U.S applies for asylum and during the process, in a completely independent development gets married to a USC before they get their decision from the judge. What effect would that have on their case? and can the person re-apply for permanent residency being the spouse of a USC in the event that the asylum plea was denied?
Yes, your marriage (once an I-130 is approved by USCIS) would be the basis for alternative relief from removal.
Most DHS counsels and immigration judges will support dismissing your removal case (or asylum case) and allow you to adjust your status with USCIS.
There are some complicated jurisdictional issues here about what, where, and when you can file your Adjustment of Status, and I suggest working with an immigration attorney to assist your through this process.
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