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While your marriage to a US citizen makes you eligible for permanent residence, you do not automatically get resident status without first taking action.
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Your options depend on whether you plan to marry inside or outside the
United States. Either way, your fiancé will become eligible for permanent residence after your marriage.
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The company will have to petition for you to become a permanent resident, and you will eventually have to file an application for permanent residence. Meanwhile, you may be able to work for the company while you wait for your permanent residence.
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You may have options available for you in immigration court, that would not otherwise be available to you. You should consult with an immigration professional as soon as possible to preserve your rights.
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The vast number of hard-working immigrants who have come to theUS illegally to provide for their families cannot be ignored. Immigration reforms measures are about to be passed, that would create legal ways for workers to make an honest living. The Immigration Professionals are closely monitoring the law, and will be ready to take immediate action as soon as the law is passed.
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Absolutely! While Lawful Permanent Residents enjoy many of the privileges of citizenship, they do not have the same "rights", including the right to vote, and the right to never be deported from the United States.
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Generally, US citizens are able to sponsor family members to become lawful permanent residents, subject to priority categories established by the US State Department.
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You have the option of sponsoring an employee for a non-immigrant (temporary), or an immigrant (permanent) work visa. Because there are various types of work-related visas, as well as stringent requirements and limitations to obtain them, you would do well to speak with an immigration professional to assess your options.
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Depending on the reason for your fear of returning to your country, you may be eligible to apply for asylum. Asylum is a very specific form of relief that is intended to protect immigrants from persecution in very limited situations. Furthermore, a person who is seeking asylum must demonstrate that he/she has applied for relief within one year of entering the United States
. Because there are very severe penalties for filing a “frivolous” asylum application, you should consult with an attorney as soon as possible so that you can make a timely decision about whether to file such an application.
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Certain serious crimes can either disqualify you from obtaining and maintaining legal status in the United States However, there are exceptions that may apply to criminal convictions that happened before 1996.
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