Q: immigration law
Brazilian citizen, been to usa 6 times over last 4 yrs., has a current student visa...and a current tourist visa..... she will be here in Jan. 2015.... during this time we will get married..... she and I will get married in Feb. or such....she will apply for a 'green card'.... in oct. 2015 she will return for her daughters wedding.. will the green card 6 month time frame still be good?
A: From the situation you describe, you potentially have a few issues. If she enters the US on a non-immigrant visa with the intent to marry you and file for a green card, she has lied to the agents at the border by claiming to be coming to the US without the intent to immigrate.
It is also impossible to predict USCIS processing times, or specific processing times for a given case, but at the moment their estimate is 5-6 months of processing time for adjustment of status.
Because of the issues with your situation, it's in your best interest to consult with an experienced immigration lawyer in your area so they can get a good picture of your situation and advise you of your options and the problems you may face.
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