How long do you have to be married before you can submityour spouse’sapplication for legal residence or a grren card?

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How long do you have to be married before you can submityour spouse’sapplication for legal residence or a grren card?

I am wanting to assist my husband, who is an illegal immigrant, in becoming a resident or get a green card. I need to know how long we have to be married before we can submit the paperwork?

Asked on January 1, 2012 under Immigration Law, Indiana

Answers:

Gene Meltser, Esq. / BIRG & MELTSER

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

There is NO time limit - you can and SHOULD do it right away, as delays may cause you and your significant other inconveniences down the road (as far as traveling abroad)


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