Q: US Citizen wanting to marry a Native Canadian/Canadian citizen
My boyfriend and I have been dating long distance for over a year. He came to visit at the beginning of July and has been here since then on a B2 visa. We have had several week-long visits but never one this length. We have discovered in this time of "living" together that we have incredible chemistry and would like to get married. We would like to get his green card, but it wasn't the intent when he crossed the border; it was only to visit. Is this at all legal?
He is also First Nations working on getting his Indian Status together. From what I have been reading about the Jay Treaty, once he is a status Indian, he wouldn't necessarily need to apply for a green card.
We are trying to figure out the best (and most legal) route to take.
A: If your relationship is legit and you can provide enough proof to the officers interviewing you will be fine. I suggest contacting an immigration attorney to get advice on what kind of proofs will increase your chances of approval.
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