Carrollton, TX asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: How soon can you ask for a green card or any legal status after marrying a US citizen?

I ( Costa Rican citizen, with DACA status) plan on marrying my fiance (US citizen) soon, but I want to know when is the safest time to ask for legal papers soon after marrying him without it looking suspicious to the immigracion rep.?

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Myron Morales
Myron Morales
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX

A: Before you file anything, please make sure that you are eligible to adjust your status in the US. There really isn't a time to wait in your situation. The big question in your case is Consular Processing with a Waiver versus adjustment of status in the U.S.

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