Seattle, WA asked in Immigration Law for Washington

Q: How long it will take to get non-usa partner legalize in the country ?

I am a US citizen and I met a Brazilian citizen who came to the country with a visa (B1/B2). I fell for him and I don’t want him to leave country instead I want to marry him.

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Ms Grace I Gardiner
Ms Grace I Gardiner
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY

A: Yes you can marry him as long as it’s 90-120 days after entry otherwise uscis can allege immigration fraud. Before Covid-19 it could take four to six months for approval now it takes about six to nine months. He cannot leave the us during the process until he is issued a travel document. Feel free to reach out to me or any other immigration attorney

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