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I am currently a student here on a
F1 visa and i would like to marry my
boyfriend who is an american.
What legal rights or duties do i have
we have in order that my status
from F1 visa changed.
Asked on December 6, 2016 under Immigration Law, California
SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 6 years ago | Contributor
You can just get married to your US citizen boyfriend and once you are married, he can petition for your immigration and at the same time you can file for your adjustment of status to permanent residence. You will be able to complete the entire process within the US; no need to depart.
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