Can I adjust my status in the US after I marry a citizen? 6 Answers as of July 29, 2011
I came in the country in 2010 under a tourist visa and have overstayed. My husband who is a permanent resident and I married last year also. Can I adjust status here in the united states?
Eric M. Mark, Attorney at Law
| Eric Mark
Yes, but there are several options and some are better than others. Call a lawyer to discuss the best way to proceed.
Answer Applies to: New Jersey
Fong & Associates
| William D. Fong
You can apply here if your husband is a US citizen, not a permanent resident. Your immigration violations are forgiven under section 245(a).
Answer Applies to: Texas
Law Office of Christine Troy
| Christine Troy
As a general matter, DHS will allow a person who entered the US with the intention of departing on time, but who overstays, to apply for a green card inside the US when married to a USC.
Answer Applies to: California
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