American husband, bolivian wife here; getting my spouse visa

by Pilar
(La Paz)

I overstayed my tourist visa while in the states, met the love of my life, dated him for more than a decade we got married last year, my mom got sick in Bolivia, had to come back and now i'm stock in here until my husband does the petition to get me back there, DOES ANYONE KNOWS HOW LONG CAN THIS PROCESS TAKE??? i really never care about doing my papers when i was there, neither my husband, we thought that there was no need to do anything, after all he's born there and therefore my legal situation was fixed the moment we married.

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Oct 14, 2013
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LOLOLOLOLOL
by: Anonymous

i really never care about doing my papers when i was there, neither my husband, we thought that there was no need to do anything, after all he's born there and therefore my legal situation was fixed the moment we married. Boy were you wrong...!

Sep 27, 2013
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overstay in usa
by: Anonymous

Under us laws overstay dont matter if u married a us citizen
However attorney has to get waiver for you and should take one year to come back. Waiver is always easily available if u married to us citizen. Go to youtube and put green card through marriage and there is legal advise there.

Sep 23, 2013
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Call the US consulate in Bolivia
by: Anonymous

Are you saying you are now stuck in Bolivia? Marrying an American citizen does not automatically give you US citizenship, or residency for that matter, especially if he married someone who was in the United States illegally. He took a really big risk doing that. Even if you marry a U.S. citizen, you still have to apply for residency or citizenship. You should contact the U.S. consulate and ask them what you need to do.

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