Proximity and ease of travel between the U.S. and Canada often hides the complex immigration process. Read the process of a Canadian visitor, married to a U.S. citizen, to achieve U.S. permanent residency.
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Working in the United States without immigration authorization is illegal. In some cases, foreign nationals enter the United States as tourists, students, or non-immigrant workers and then overstay their legal immigration status. When their visa status expires, they simply remain in the United States and continue to work without authorization. In some cases, the foreign national marries a US citizen. We discuss the process of going from a visa overstay and unauthorized work to a green card through marriage here.
Our client had worked with a previous immigration lawyer that filed their case incorrectly. After several failed attempts. They hire us to handle their case. We were able to successfully file their case for a green card through marriage to a US citizen. He is now a US permanent resident. We discuss the approval here.
Canadian citizens are visa exempt and can enter the United States as visitors only with a passport. There is no need to obtain a visa. When a Canadian enters the United States without being stamped upon entry, this is referred to as a noncontrolled Canadian. We have helped hundreds of noncontrolled Canadians obtain green cards through marriage to US citizens. We discuss the recent approval of a green card for a noncontrolled Canadian here.
Explore how US immigration law interprets Canadian common-law marriages and their implications on obtaining a dependent visa status. This blog will guide you through the critical aspects, helping you understand the complexities involved.
In the realm of immigration, visa overstays often create complexities. Most undocumented immigrants in the U.S. entered legally but overstayed their visa. Many of these individuals are tourists, students, or non-immigrant workers who remained past the expiration of their visa status, making them undocumented. In some scenarios, these individuals marry U.S. citizens. This article delves into the process of acquiring a green card through marriage, even after a visa overstay.
Most people are familiar with the K-1 fiancé(e) visa or 90-day fiancé(e) visa used to enter the United States to marry a US Citizen. A fiancé(e) visa is not the only way to enter the United States for purposes of marriage. In fact, a fiancé(e) visa is only required if your intent is to marry and remain permanently in the United States. Learn about how you can enter the United States to marry a US citizen as a temporary visitor.