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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Conditional status (2years green card)

My husband and I got married when I found out I was pregnant but I heard than I am on a "conditional status"as my green card is for 2 years. So my question is : when does my conditional status end? On our 2nd anniversary or on the expiration date mentioned on my green card??

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Jan 17, 2023

You need to legally remove the condition on your Lawful Residence status and file for its removal 90 days prior of its expiration date as stated on your plastic Permanent Residence Card.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: I am the petitioner for my Dad to come to the US. Does he really need to bring my marriage certificate to his interview?

Also, does he need to bring his other children birth certificates to the interview even though they are all adults and won't be joining him? All the documents we uploaded were approved and he is currently waiting on an interview date.

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Jan 17, 2023

Yes.

You must bring copies of the original documents, if originals are not available and list all siblings regardless of their age on his application. Do not omit any requested information otherwise the application may be denied ir delayed.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: I have a conditional greencard through marriage. I moved but want to keep old mailing address

My husband and I moved in September to an apt. I want to inform uscis about change in address but still get mail at my parents house ( old address ) since it’s more relatable with mail. Will this be an issue or look suspicious?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 24, 2022

I recommend updating the address to the actual physical address In the USCIS system within ten days of the relocation by the form AR-11 online.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Does it make sense to expedite the I130?

I am a US Citizen applying for my wife's I130 for the spouse green card. We are in Belarus and we are considering expediting the case given the situation here in Belarus. Thoughts?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 19, 2022

There is no designated method to expedite one’s pending I-130, however, this case requires an immediate legal consultation with an experienced immigration attorney to suggest the most optimal course of action as the situation is fluid and may disintegrate further, thus changing the initial fact... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Ok so I have a question about my ex and my sister and brother and my ex's son stalking me with a illegal neural network.

They have it connected with a crystal radio and a loop antenna that is special order for my brainwave , they got is connected with no wires because they got a single acquisition with a microcontroller and have a signal amplifier and stabilizer, you can train a p300 with only one electrode, they use... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 16, 2022

I suggest meeting with a licensed mental health counselor of your choice to discuss your recent observations at the very least.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: I got a car n put n kids name n umdrive under her cuz I'm revoked. I paid 4 this car n she got mad at me n reported it s

Stolen. Im disabled n won't survive prison. She also put a op on me. She's extorting me I was told n is becoming extremely ruthless she even admits the car is mine n had til Jan 5 to get it out of her nane

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 14, 2022

You clearly need an attorney to handle your criminal cases, especially given the circumstances, as you stated yourself you are facing with a possibility of imprisonment.

Also, it you cannot afford an attorney ask the judge to appoint a Public Defender to represent you at no charge if...
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1 Answer | Asked in Military Law, Immigration Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee on
Q: Is desertion from US military considered to be grounds for extradition?

In case a person desert from the US military and moves to Canada or EU, will she be extradited back to the US? Does this kind of offence considered to be extraditable?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 13, 2022

It depends what other legal issues are involved. I strongly suggest a confidential legal consultation with an experienced attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice and Small Claims for Illinois on
Q: Can i sue or file a complaint against this county

Recently i took a plea for a criminal case and received the final disposition now my license and other things have been suspended due to this case that wasn’t involved in the disposition my license is my way of working and the courts new this

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 13, 2022

There is no case against the county. The court protocol of accepting a guilty plea is to place that plea on the record with a clear explanation of its terms, conditions and collateral effects on one's life. Also, that plea is given "freely and voluntarily," with all understanding on... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arizona on
Q: Best way for Russian to seek asylum in America

My girlfriend is Russian and recently left Russia and is now staying in the country of Georgia. She left to keep her 17 year old son (he turns 18 in April, 2023) from being forced into the Russian military and war. She has communicated with people who have gone to Mexico and crossed the San... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 12, 2022

The most legally appropriate method would be discussing all critical issues confidentially, fully and clearly with an experienced immigration attorney familiar with Russia, its political situation, asylum law and family-based adjustment of status.

It is imperative to receive a legally...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: I previously had i140 approved but I do not live in US. How can I visit US temporarily for tourism/temporary business?

I am an Indian citizen currently residing in Vancouver, BC on a work visa. I am trying to apply for a b1/b2 visa to US and need help with a question as noted below:

1) I relocated to the US is 2016 on L2 visa with my husband who came to the US on L1 visa. I then switched to H1-B in 2021 and... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 12, 2022

That visitor's visa issue will be discretionary as you will be required to show a temporary nature of your B-2 visit to the U.S. Consular Section by the preponderancy of the evidence since the U.S. officials are aware of your immigrant intent within the U.S. Government database. Thus, could go... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Approval Case Decision Rendered On December 5, 2022, we approved your Form N600 ? What is rendered mean?

Approval Case Decision Rendered

On December 5, 2022, we approved your Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, Receipt Number

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 12, 2022

In simple terms the word "render means "to provide service, give, make, cause something to happen". Thus, the referenced case has been approved and the document should be expected at the address listed in that initial N-600 application.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Q: Shoplifting affecting visa stamping

Hi Alexander, thank you for your prompt response, when you say not a plea to the crime what do you mean? Like what should I avoid saying? And In case the VO asks any direct questions how should I tackle?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 9, 2022

Please contact us directly at 773-562-8602 to prepare you for that visa stamping interview as there are several legal nuances you need to be aware of.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Q: I was arrested for shoplifting in 2018 , on F1

In 2018 I was arrested in NJ for shoplifting, the charges when then lower down to a disorderly person offense and later dismissed entirely . I was on my F1 that time. I got my visa approved in 2020 and I am planning to get it stampped . I have my certified disposition stating the dismissal and the... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 9, 2022

Your criminal case was dismissed, thus, as long as you present the evidence of its dismissal and have not pled to a crime of moral turpitude, your visa should be approved in my professional opinion.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I am applying for citizenship. My question is with question "Have you EVER lied to any U.S. Government officials etc.

I did lie to officers in my birth country 2013, which is 10 years ago, to get a visa to get into america.

I am now married and nothing else like this has happened.

Since it's over 5 years ago, will this effect my application?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 5, 2022

You need to discuss that exposure with a licensed immigration attorney confidentiality as that may result in a denial.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Illinois on
Q: I have a tourist visa, if I come to work with my name and information but with false insurance, can the government find

I want to work to cover the expenses since my son is a citizen and is studying in the USA, I looked for a way to get a work visa but I couldn't.

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 20, 2022

What you are planning is called visa fraud. I will explain:

1. When you applied for a visitor's B-2 visa its content specifically mentioned to state purposes of the trip truthfully. When you submitted the information at the end of that federal visa application there was a proviso for...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: What happens if you get get charged with trespassing on a bench trail in Illinois

He was served a ticket and court date. On his first court date he pled innocent so the judge is doing a bench trial in January now!

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 16, 2022

Without gathering more case information is is impossible for anyone to suggest the next court event. The facts are the case is a state Misdemeanor Class A, and it is still pending with the next court date in January of 2023.

I recommend for the defendant discussing the case with a...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Maryland on
Q: She applied for asylum when she were single, so when got married they gave her an Interview for asylum but suddenly…

They denied her application and send her to court for removal or approval so now we are married and have one child together and I’m à Us citizen, what can we do to adjust her status and avoid the court date because it will be In August next year ..

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 8, 2022

First things first:

1. they (the U.S. Asylum Office) did not not deny her application. The application was REFERRED to the respective U.S. federal immigration court,

2. Any changes in the marital or adjustment of status eligibility situations must be amended to the present pending...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I am a Russian citizen with green card. I’m being mobilized to Russian army. Will I be able to come back to the states?

I am a permanent resident of the US. Currently I am being mobilized to Russian army based on new mobilization laws. If I don’t go there, I’ll be facing 10 years in prison. All my family lives there and I visit them every year. If I don’t go to this mobilization, then I will never be able to... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 8, 2022

Your Lawful Permanent Status will be jeopardized if you will be absent for longer than 181 days from the United States. If you stay abroad for over one year in Russia your LPR status will deemed abandoned and you will be denied entry.

There is a legal caveat: if you are not served the draft...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Illinois on
Q: Can not having a foid card prevent getting this charge vacated?

I was charged with 2 counts of the auuw statute that was found unconstitutional in people vs aguilar. I filed a petition for relief from judgement, but was denied because the second charge was for not possessing a foid card. Was this ruling accurate?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Oct 31, 2022

At the time of the alleged criminal offense absence of the FOID card becomes a strict liability issue ( either you have it or not at the time), however, these issues have a potential to mitigate with an experienced counsel.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Immigration Law for Illinois on
Q: Have a legal signed contract with someone who got deported. Is it still valid?
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Oct 25, 2022

The contract validity is not at issue, even if that contract is valid, the contract party is not within the legal jurisdiction and that the contract’s performance could not be enforced, unless the party has its agent, assets or property for a judgment.

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