Can I get a green card if I get married after coming to the US on a seaman visa? 2 Answers as of January 18, 2011

If I come to the US on a seaman visa and get married to an American citizen, is it possible to get a green card?

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Law Office of Michael E. Hendrickson
Law Office of Michael E. Hendrickson | Michael E. Hendrickson
Better to come on a K-1 fiance visa rather than a seaman's which might later pose problems for you.
Answer Applies to: Virginia
Replied: 1/18/2011
Feldman Feldman & Associates, PC
Feldman Feldman & Associates, PC | Lynne Feldman
It is possible to get a green card but you will need to process your case at the U.S. consulate overseas so make sure you don't overstay your seaman visa.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 1/18/2011
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