I entered the USA in 2000 illegally and I have been here since then for 16 years. I asked for asylum and the immigration judge granted me to stay here in March 2001. One month later, the prosecutor appealed and it went through the board and my case was denied and was ordered deportation. Since then I have been working, paying taxes, and never committed a crime. My wife and I have been dating since 2011 and we got married early 2015 & now we have 2 month baby girl. My wife is a USA citizen. Is there any way for me to get my green card?
You need to get an immigration attorney to get rid of the deportation order against your name first. You can then use the same attorney to file for your green card along with a waiver since you enter the US illegally. All the best.
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Meet with an attorney, it may be possible for him/her to have your deportation re-opened.
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You might have a short at reopening your deportation order- I suggest that you meet with an attorney to discuss your case.
Because you have a final order of removal, you are subject to deportation/removal from the United States. You should consult with an immigration attorney immediately. It may be possible to reopen your case to apply for some type of relief from removal. However, because you entered the United States unlawfully you do not appear to qualify for section 245(i), unless a prior immigrant visa petition was filed for you prior to April 30, 2001. You may wish to consult with an immigration attorney who can review the specific facts of your case and advise you accordingly. Good luck!
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