My mother got to the US illegaly without a passport or Visa, 18 years ago, She's now getting married with a US citizen. Does she have to go back to Mexico in order to go through the process ? She is the only financial supporter for my sister who is in college. How long does she have to leave for is she does ?
She might have to. You guys need to consult with an attorney.
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Based on the information you have provided, your mother is not eligible to adjust status to Permanent Residency within the U.S. She will need to leave the U.S. and wilk need to obtain a waiver of inadmissibility in order to be able to obtain an immigrant visa and re-enter the U.S. with that visa. Your mother is advised to schedule a consultation with an immigration lawyer as soon as possible for additional information and assistance.
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She will need to leave the U.S. and will need to obtain a waiver of inadmissibility in order to be able to obtain an immigrant visa and re-enter the U.S.
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