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Marrying an American citizen does not give someone the right to stay in the country.

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Q: Can a 17 year old American citizen marry her boyfriend and he would be able to stay?
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Yes. With the proper documentation, there would be no restriction.

Would it be legal for an American alien to marry her Canadian boyfriend?

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Can your alien boyfriend adopt your US citizen child if he lives in the US and has a Visa?

Your boyfriend can not adopt your child while he also remains yours. It does not matter if he is a US citizen, legal alien or illegal alien. For him to do that he would need to marry you. The license would cost $35.00 and you would each need a picture ID.

Can an us citizen marry a british citizen on vacation in the US?

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Would it be easier to become an American citizen if you're an illegal immigrant who is married to a U.S. citizen AND your child is a U.S. citizen as well?

I believe that you're guaranteed a citizenship when you marry a citizen, but being an illegal complicates the matter.

Does your child become a citizen when you marry an American?

That would depend on if the child is born in america. If not, then they would have to go through tests like every one else.

If an American citizen wanted to marry a Mexican Citizen in the US would that make him legal?

yes i think they should be cuz they will have the name on record and i also think they chould be if they have kids in the US too

How do you become legal by marrying citizen?

Even if you marry an American citizen, you would still need to get a green card, etc., and it can happen that spouses of American citizens do not get these. The best thing would be to consult with a lawyer to make sure that you take all the right steps in the right order.

Can a German marry an American in the states?

Yes, but the American citizen must first apply for a fiancé/fiancee visa on the German citizen's behalf. This would be the I-129F petition. It would have to be approved before you can marry. This is if you plan to remain in the USA afterwards. For more info check out

If an American citizen wanted to marry a Mexican citizen and bring her to the US permanently would it be easier and quicker to marry in Mexico or the US?

Your best bet is to get married in U.S make sure to get all proper documents,like visa passport and You'll be good to go!

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A fiances visa first and formost, so you can get married inside the US. Then apply for a green card ,a lawyer is always best.

If you have an American passport are you a citizen?

Have you applied & received citizenship or were you born in America? Then you would be an American Citizen.

Refugee in Canada can he marry a US citizen?

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If I am American citizen staying with my Argentina boyfriend in Argentina should we get married in Argentina and go over with his tourist visa to US and get work permit for him or only marry in US?

It's better to marry in USA. Then, he will be a citizen without taking a test. USA!!! Because None of You would have to take a test..but if you want to get married in a beautiful place get married in argentina Argentina is very pretty and you are allowed to still be considered a citizen if u r married to some1 in the USA so technically you can still get married there... I hope this helps you out.

Can a us citizen born in Canada marry a Mexican citizen?

This must be a two part question. What would prevent them from marrying?

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Yes, an American citizen would be able to go to a Canadian college and then transfer to an American medical school.

If you marry a Mexican citizen would he become a citizen then or would he have to take the test to become a US citizen?

IF YOU MARRY A MEXICAN, HE DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY BECOME AN AMERICAN CITIZEN. THE ONLY THING THAT MARRAIGE ESTABLISHES WHEN YOU MARRY A MEXICAN IS PERMANENT RESIDENT ALIEN STATUS FOR HIM. HE CAN ONLY KEEP THIS IF YOU REMAIN MARRIED FOR A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF YEARS. IF HE WISHES TO BECOME A CITIZEN, HE MUST TAKE THE TEST AND PASS. I married an illegal Mexican immigrant and I was told by an immigration officer that he can be deported until we have been approved for a visa number, but that some immigration officers will be lenient if the immigrant has papers with him showing that the process is underway.

If you are not a citizen and marry a citizen are you a citizen?

That depends on where you settle in. If you settle into a place that would make you a citizen, then you're a citizen. If you settle into a place that wouldn't make you a citizen, then you're not a citizen. If you are asking if you marry an illegal immigrant then they wouldn't be deported. If fact its their ticket to the USA. If you are a foreigner and have a child here that child no matter your citizenship is a US citizen. Its why "they" hop the border and have kids. The mother then has access to the US because the child is a citizen. If you're short on cash, marry one. Sometimes they'll pay you.

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Can you will become Tanzania citizen if you will marry Tanzanian citizen?

No...not exactly. You would have to migrate to Tanzania to actually become a citizen of Tanzania, or you would have to have be born there.Does marrying a Mexican make you a Mexican? Think of it that way.