How long until I will be able to obtain my residency? 2 Answers as of February 05, 2011

I have been married 3 months. My husband is a resident. Is it better for him to become a citizen first? He is unemployed right now. How long would I have to wait to get my residency? I live in the US and entered when I was 9.

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Law Office of Michael E. Hendrickson
Law Office of Michael E. Hendrickson | Michael E. Hendrickson
Yes, he should become a citizen first; otherwise you could be waiting for years.
Answer Applies to: Virginia
Replied: 2/5/2011
Law Office of Immigration & International Trade Law
Law Office of Immigration & International Trade Law | Linda Liang
You did not say how you entered the country? with a visa? Without a visa. You will have problem getting green card if you entered without visa. Good luck!
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 2/3/2011
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