Legal Question in Immigration Law in Virginia

Entered legally 6 years ago on turist visa. How can i change status?

I live in Richmond Va, i always worked, no record, filled taxes. I came on turist visa that expired. Which are the ways i could adjust status?

Asked on 7/25/08, 12:49 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Sameer Kumar Law Offices of Sameer Kumar, P.C.

Re: Entered legally 6 years ago on turist visa. How can i change status?

Your options are limited. If you are married to a US citizen you could possibly get a green card. HOWEVER, I do NOT advise marrying just for a green card. The marriage must be legitimate.

I don't know if you have any other petitions filed on your behalf but be sure to discuss that when you speak to an attorney (you may contact our office as well for a consultation).

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Answered on 7/25/08, 1:01 pm


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