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What needs to be for a student over on an F-1 Visa to marry a US CItizen? Paperwork before and after? Need details to make sure everything is in order

1 Answers. Asked on Aug 16th, 2017 on Immigration - Texas
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Can we get married and then file for a visa status change or does something have to happen before the actual marriage?
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Answered on Aug 17th, 2017 at 5:12 AM

If u entered the country legally in valid F status then once u get married your spouse can petition u for a green card. You don't change status but adjust status to lawful permanent resident. I would hire immigration counsel as even the slightest mistakes in preparing the applications with supporting evidence can cause long delays or even denials. Good luck

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