Easton, PA asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Pennsylvania laws on immigrant marriage. Can the immigrant still get deported after marriage?

There is an undocumetned immigrant who has been in the country for 4 years. If she gets married with a US citizen, can she still get deported? If it's possible, what are the chances, or what could cause a deportation?

The marriage is real, and the person has no criminal history at all.

If we do all the paperwork right, get the green card then apply for citizenship after the 3 years passes, can be there any problems?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew J Hartnett
Matthew J Hartnett
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Collingswood, NJ
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Yes, it's possible, what whether or not removal proceedings would be initiated against a person (or have been in the past) is a case-by-case analysis that should be done by an immigration attorney. Being married to a US citizen for many is the first step in trying to become a permanent resident. Consider contacting an immigration attorney for a consultation.

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