Bala Cynwyd, PA asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania

Q: i am on (a)(10) status and my fiancee on H1B, but with lay offs,she might lose her job,can i merry her

if she looses her job, can my status benefit her in anyway?

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Robert Roy Klein
Robert Roy Klein
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA

A: You're in withholding status, which is no legal status and offers no protection. While you can marry, she wouldn't have any legal status or authorization to stay in the US.

Peter N. Munsing agrees with this answer

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: The EAD classified as (a) (10) is issued to individuals granted withholding of deportation/removal. If that is your case then marriage to the person with the H-1B status will not provide any immigration benefit to either of you.

Peter N. Munsing agrees with this answer

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