It is possible to obtain a green card but can be very difficult. If he is in a long term relationship, and there's a possibility of marriage, that could be an option.
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Hi, concur with the other attorney. I would say that a bona fide marriage would be a best course of action but you need a private consultation with an Immigration attorney.
Attorney Jae is a history professor and immigration attorney with an EB1/NIW specialty. This answer does not constitute attorney-client relationship and is for information only.
Short of a genuine marriage to a U.S. citizen, if this person is out-of-status and unlawfully present, they cannot obtain a green card while in the U.S. If they leave the U.S. they will likely be subject to bars to re-entry (depending on how long they are unlawfully present). If becoming legal is important to this person, they need to schedule a consultation with an immigration attorney.
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