Galveston, TX asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: Hello, im alien, gonna merry my supouse and she did not fill taxes for last 17 years, can I still get green card?

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Adan Vega
Adan Vega
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: If your future spouse is a U.S.citizen or U.S. lawful permanent resident, the FORM I-130 can be filed with USCIS by your spouse once you marry.

You can also file the FORM I-485 if your spouse is a U.S. citizen and you lawfully entered the U.S. and if you are otherwise not inadmissible.

The fact that your future spouse has not filed federal tax returns may impact the FORM I-864 which is required at the time you file for adjustment of status. You can have a qualifying co- sponsor file the FORM I-864.

Good luck to you.

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