Nashville, TN asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee

Q: if my gf files for asylum in canada and gets denied is it possible for us to get married in the usa and she comes here?

i have a green card

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Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: It is not about getting married, it is about whether she can be lawfully admitted, so that she can somehow qualify for lawful permanent resident status. If she has immigrant intent, that is, she plans to marry a U. S. citizen, then she can be denied admission, then summarily excluded by the CBP. That often, not always, creates indefinite bars to immigration which may last a lifetime.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney. Good luck.

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