Yes, due to COVID-19 there is a delay in the processing of most Immigration cases, with limited exceptions. If the referenced information does not suffice you can contact USCIS office. The general notice provided by USCIS is shown below.
"USCIS plans to begin reopening offices on or...Read more »
I'm in J1 visa and I applied for an extension yet I got denied. My visa expired already when they sent me the response. I still haven't got married to my boyfriend. If he will petition me in the future and I will file my AOS, will this be a problem because I already overstayed?
The denial of your J1 visa will not affect your future adjustment of status. Even if you overstay your time in the U.S. that will not affect your adjustment of status in the future when you get married to your boyfriend.
Bear in mind that until you adjust your status you will be...Read more »
I am his legal spouse - He has not contacted me and the drs/nurses will not give me any information. I saw on his online chart that he is scheduled for ect in a few days. I feel he is not rational enough to consider the pros and cons of this procedure
Yes, you can file a petition for your fiance after you obtain your U.S. Citizenship. I recommend that you speak with an Immigration attorney who can explain the options that are available for you as it pertains to filing for your fiance.
Without reviewing the forms you submitted. I cannot provide a feedback regarding why the petition was cancelled. I recommend that you contact an Immigration attorney to review the forms you submitted, and to review the notice you receive from Immigration Services. The attorney can provide the...Read more »
I suggest that you contact the attorney who filed your case. They will provide you with the right answer depending on when the case was filed, and whether the case is a class action or not a class action. Many factors play a role regarding the timeline for cases to resolve.
Hello...so my friend married a us citizen 1 year and 9 months ago. He is waiting for green card. But the marriage turned sour a year ago when he caught his husband cheating on him. His husband( the us citizen) is doing illegal drugs in the house( where they both live) and has numerous lovers and... Read more »
If the U.S citizen spouse is the unfaithful spouse. The other spouse can obtain a green card, absent the U.S citzen spouse's consent. An immigration attorney can assist the spouse to obtain a green card. I recommend the affected spouse to contact an immigration attorney to explore the...Read more »
Yes, an Immigration Attorney can file the necessary paperwork for you. To commence that process there are relevant information that the attorney will need to obtain from you. You can choose an immigration attorney in state or out of state to assist you with that matter.
Hi, I (US citizen) am planning on moving outside the country to work and my wife(Conditional green card holder) is also planning on traveling with me. Can she be out of the US for 5-6 months, return to the US for a week, then stay out of the US for another 5-6 months? I would be traveling with her... Read more »
Your wife can travel outside of the U.S. up to 6 months without losing her green card. Travel more than 6 months but less than one hear will subject her to additional questions upon her return to the U.S. If she intend to stay outside the U.S for one year or more, it is recommended that she applies...Read more »
You can adjust status because you are married to a U.S Citizen. Your success will be dependent on how the questions are answered, your background history, how the application is filled out, and other important factors that are considered by the immigration officers. If you are not sure what steps...Read more »
If you have proof that you and your finance are affected as a result of the mold from the hotel, you can likely obtain refund from the hotel. Some valid proof of mold exposure includes; Blood Test done to detect mold, or Skin Prick test done by your doctor. The hotel will take your claim more...Read more »
I had knee replacement in Nov 2017 and when I was given a spinal (which I was aware I would get) a nerve in my back was hit, leaving both legs and feet affected and seeming no hope of it getting better.
The standard time frame to sue for medical malpractice cases in North Carolina is three 3 years from the date the incident occurred. The referenced time frame is not applicable to every medical malpractice cases. If you are not sure how to calculate the three years time frame from the date...Read more »
I came to Egypt to study here. Then unfortunately I have lost my passport. Then I couldn’t go back to the USA. But my green card is valid until 2023. What can I do right now? Can you help me by giving your precious advise!
An immigration officer will look at your absence abroad and look at your intentions, to determine if you abandon your status as a green card holder. If you travel abroad for a continuous year or more, you likely will need a reentry permit to be readmitted to the United States. There are some...Read more »
My recommendation, do not sign the release form and settle, get an attorney to represent you. I recommend that you reach out to an attorney who practices Personal Injury. Most insurance companies do not have your best interest at heart. They will not voluntarily disclose all your options for...Read more »
I have been invited to work for a company in the US but don't have a work permit. I am currently in the US with a B1-B2 visa. I have been offered employment because I speak 5 languages and have a BA at the Academy of Arts in Amsterdam, Holland. I am a highly qualified administrator with 30+... Read more »
The best option is to contact an immigration attorney who will guide you through the process. First you must determine if your potential employer is willing to sponsor you. An experienced immigration attorney will explain the right process to obtain a green card.
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