If you got married to a USC 6 yrs ago, why in the world you didn't apply when you were in status? Now, you have to make a decision to either live 'under ground' or apply and roll the 'removal' dice.
I agree with my colleague.
(213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration experience. His response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.