I'am a married immigrant to a US citizen since 2014 and now currently under deportation proceedings for overstaying my k-1 visa (my husband and i were not aware of green card filing dealine)i dont have and never had any criminal charges. Can i get any removal relief such as adjustment of status or prosectural discretion?
Will all depend on whether you two got married during the 90 days your K-1 visa was still valid.. If not, tough luck!
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If you are in removal proceedings, you should immediately contact an experienced immigration lawyer.
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Ideally, the LPR petition process should have been pursued after the deadline. And if not, under the best circumstances, you should retain an attorney to begin the process, request the court for a termination and finish the process outside of court.
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