Sarasota, FL asked in Immigration Law for Florida

Q: I married a Brazilian who came here legally but now his visa is expired,can he stay here legally

He wants to get a social security number to work

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Kevin D. Slattery Esq.
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Tampa, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Assuming you are a U.S. Citizen and that your marriage is a bona fide marriage, you can file a petition for relative on his behalf and he may be able to file an application to adjust status. There are too many facts missing from your question to give a definitive answer. You may wish to schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can ask many questions to understand all aspects of your case in order to best advise you. Note that ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many attorneys offer online video consultations and telephone consultations.

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: A United States citizen can sponsor a foreign national spouse who entered the US with permission, despite that the spouse has overstayed his visa. You need to file an immigration case adjustment of status case after you marry.

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