Asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: Im alien and my wife has a green card. Can I get green card while she has residence? Should I wait till her citizenship?

My wife has a green card. Im interesting if im alien is any way to get residence or I have to wait untill her citizenship? If so, is it true that I can apply for residence in the same time when she will apply for citezenship? Thank you

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

A: More information is needed. Are you in valid non-immigrant visa status? Or have you fallen out of status or has your stay expired?

There are also other issues that can complicate matters. I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can take the time to help you.

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