Thanks for the information. I had found the I-130 but not the others. Ted
"J Moreno" wrote in message
> ted cowsert wrote:
>> I am engaged to a Russian citizen from Tver. She is here on a six
>> month tourist visa expiring on Nov. 1, '09. We did not know each
>> other before she came here.
>> We would like to marry and for her to remain here and find employment
>> without having to return to Russia. She is a retired police officer.
>> What do you think would be our best course of action? Thanks for
>> your advice.
>uming no skeletons in the closest, and you being a USC, your best
> course of action is probably to get married and then for you to file a
> I-130 and her to file i-485 as well as i-765.
> The I-130 is immigration for a relative (your wife), the 485 is to
> adjust status (gives her legal status now and not when the i130 is
> approved) and 765 is work authorization.
> J. Moreno