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She doesn’t have a CR-1. Stop trying to change the facts to fit your opinion. She didn’t come as a spouse. She came to become a spouse under a K1.

I’m done with this. It’s like arguing with a democrat.
Actually, I had missed that the OP stated she was on a K1. Thank you for the polite correction.
 

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Residents of the southern and central states do not worry about this; they have the concept of "stand-your-ground-law". Residents of the north are limited – the "duty-to-retreat" doctrine applies to them. If you want to buy a gun, you must first look at what doctrine you have in your state. Therefore, your wife has the right to carry a weapon. I advise you to contact a lawyer if you want an exact answer. I did so when I had questions about condominium law. It would be best if you did not trust everything written on the Internet, since only a specialist knows the laws well. Good luck!
 

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My state is both constitutional carry and a stand your ground state.

I'll speak with a lawyer at some point, thanks guys.

For the moment we go everywhere together so I have little reason to worry. She carries pepper spray. We are about to do some fairly intense pepper spray training. I ordered some inert units and we'll use our current carry units on ourselves. (Should be fun o_O ).
 

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I don't think anyone on this thread is a WV lawyer. I recommend you talk to your immigration lawyer about this rather than a bunch o' yahoos on an internet forum. ;)
 

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My state is both constitutional carry and a stand your ground state.

I'll speak with a lawyer at some point, thanks guys.

For the moment we go everywhere together so I have little reason to worry. She carries pepper spray. We are about to do some fairly intense pepper spray training. I ordered some inert units and we'll use our current carry units on ourselves. (Should be fun o_O ).
My wife came in under a K1 and then we adjusted her status to Legal Resident. So, status is weird, K1 status technically expires upon marriage or 90 days from entry, then potential immigrant enters a literal legal limbo. However, once adjustment of status is filed there is a “stop” placed for the intending immigrant based on the application and expecting a final adjudication.

maybe rights inherent to people are not limited to citizens, but anybody “under the law.” Even illegals have some extent of constitutional protections, such as due process.

Depends on your state and all that, but here in AZ folks have to be expressly forbidden from gun ownership, IE… felons/domestic abusers.

When I did my wife’s adjustment paperwork I remember A LOT of silly questions, but gun ownership and use was not one of them.
 

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We don't have an immigration lawyer. I thought such was superfluous, since the paperwork has all the instructions and the wife does a K1 discussion forum in constant communication with people at various stages of the process.

Hungry4......I recall a ruling by some court some years ago that even illegal aliens had 2nd Amendment protections to be armed while in the US.
 

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We don't have an immigration lawyer. I thought such was superfluous, since the paperwork has all the instructions and the wife does a K1 discussion forum in constant communication with people at various stages of the process.

Hungry4......I recall a ruling by some court some years ago that even illegal aliens had 2nd Amendment protections to be armed while in the US.
Agree on how easy the process is. I had intially hired a service to do the first part of the K1 and realized how straightforward it was, so I ended up doing everything myself, sometimes I do other peoples stuff for a bit of side cash. It’s outrageous how much some lawyers can charge for this process.

There are times when a lawyer is needed, but immigration (if done legally) is a bureaucratic process, not a court process. Only need a lawyer if you’re heading to Imm court for prior illegal entry +no no stuff.

I can believe that illegal aliens are allowed to own weapons for self defense. And just like your average Joe they also get prosecuted for carrying weapons when committing crimes, of which illegal entry is one of them.

I hazard to say that all rights under the constitution are also afforded to illegal immigrants, byextendinf Them we’re not staying true to the idea that all men are created equal. They have a right to a speedy trial, due process, and then bam sent back. From a constitutionalist standpoint, I see bo problem with extending said rights until a court has decided that they’ve lost them, live every other Joe.
The issue comes with administration directives into what to/not enforce.
 
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