What to do if I’m engaged to an American and we plan on getting married but I have a student visa and prior to this had a J-1 which has the 2 year home return rule?

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What to do if I’m engaged to an American and we plan on getting married but I have a student visa and prior to this had a J-1 which has the 2 year home return rule?

How would it work out for us to get married? Do I need to apply for the green card right away or could we get married and stay with my F-1 visa? My visa expires in in 3 years only.

Asked on July 23, 2013 under Immigration Law, Ohio

Answers:

Tricia Dwyer / Tricia Dwyer Esq & Associates PLLC

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Hello. The private attorney assisting you will need to know all details. Please contact an attorney. I would be happy to assist you. Immigration and Visa law is federal law, so any knowledgeable licensed attorney may assist you. This website provides general information and general principles of law and does not provide private legal advice. Some attorneys are available seven days for emergency legal needs. Many attorneys will confer initially at no charge. Then, if legal work is performed, some attorneys will provide a reduced fee for financial hardship. Some attorneys may also assist you in limited scope manner to conserve legal costs. All the best.

 

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