What are the chances of running into trouble if I marry a foreigner in the U.S. who is here on a travel visa?
State/Country relating to question: Kentucky
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Rating me int he top three gets me credit for working with you. Thanks for asking. A person who enters the US on a visitor visa with the intent to get married and apply for a Green Card, is committing Immigration visa fraud. The USCIS may presume that a person entered with immigrant intent, committing immigration fraud, if they enter as a visitor, and get married to a US citizen within the first 90 days of entering the US. The spouse usually has an opportunity to show that this was not the case. Unfortunately, I am not allowed to advise you on how to do so - only an attorney with whom you have consulted or retained should do so. I hope I have answered your questions. Please click one of the ratings below, to let me know if the information I've provided has been helpful, or if you need further clarification. Note that this rating reflects whether you received an answer to your question, not whether you are satisfied with the results. Remember, Experts do not write the law - we only tell you what the rules are, and how they might apply in the situation you describe. So please don't hold bad news against me.If you need clarification, please do not leave negative feedback. Instead, please feel free to ask follow-up questions, and I will be happy to clarify things for you. Also consider leaving a BONUS - it is much appreciated.Finally, if you have any future immigration or TSA related questions, put "TO LONGHORN LAWYER" in the subject line or the beginning of the question.Thank you!
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