No! Unless you voluntarily leave! Also, the DHS will not help your parents! Don't believe your parents if they claim otherwise! You can permanently lose your green card if you are outside the U.S. for more than a year. You will likely never return if you leave. This happens more than...Read more »
I left for a year and came back and have been living here since. I paid my taxes even on the year I was gone, kept an address, open bank account. I have been back two years and it’s time to renew. Can I just renew normally or I lost my access to renewal?
I arrived in the USA in June 2018. I applied for my green card in September 2020. Until now I did not receive my green card. Since I already spent 4 Years in Usa and my mom is a US citizen, do you think that I'm eligible to fill out a citizenship application?
More information is needed. It is possible that you’re ineligible to get lawful permanent resident status, while you are in the U.S. A delay can be based upon the fact that you are subject to visa quotas, so USCIS is in no hurry to make a decision. If so, you seem to have overstayed. This means...Read more »
I am a Filipino US Tourist visa holder. My work is contractual and fully remote which allows me to do work anywhere in the world. I am visiting the US in a few months but I am wondering if I could do work while in the US. I have read from some articles that you can as long as you're not a... Read more »
My father is looking to immigrate to the US from Canada. He has an assault on his record (which occurred in 1995) for which he was arrested and later had his sentence suspended with 12 months of probation. In Canada, this is considered a criminal conviction from what I am told. How damaging... Read more »
He lives in Colombia though and is unable to return to Venezuela to get a police record that shows he is not a criminal. Would this not allow him to come to America and marry me? He also does not have access to a Venezuelan embassy
Yes, this happens. It is unclear if your friend may have other issues, where she was already petitioned by another U.S. citizen or green card holder. U.S. citizens are disqualified from petitioning some who did not previously prove that they entered into a good faith relationship with their first...Read more »
In general, you must be lawfully present in the U.S. in order to become a green card holder. If you have been sponsored and approved for an H1-b visa, then Amazon may only need you on a temporary basis, but this is unclear. If you were approved for a USCIS...Read more »
If you already have been approved for lawful permanent resident status while living in the U.S. for at least 3 years as the spouse of a U.S. citizen, then the offense that you were charged with becomes an issue when seeking citizenship by naturalization.
She is German and I was born in America. We are trying to get her a greencard but the housing and cost of living situation in Germany is hurting us. I work online and she does not work. There are many countries we could live in, within the EU, which is are more affordable to us. We are afraid that... Read more »
If you identified Germany as the place where immigrant visa processing will take place, then she must process her immigrant visa in Frankfort. If everything stays the same, and the visa petition is approved, then she will have to return to Frankfort. That is, she will do the medical with a...Read more »
If the first case was denied, the it is possible that the second USC husband is disqualified from filing a form I-130 petition as a matter of law. I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney to discuss the situation before there are any other...Read more »
More information is needed if you are concerned with whether you will ever be approved for a visa in the future. Were/are you accused of a domestic violence? What are the facts? Did you go through any sort of court mandated classes? What is the maximum...Read more »
The form I-140 is used for most forms of employment based immigration. That means that the documentation needed will depend upon the category, but more importantly whether you qualify. Too often, applicants are denied, who lack the qualifications, required certifications and/or verifiable...Read more »
You will have to file a form N-565, pay $555, and wait. The current processing times can exceed 11.5 months. For more information, go to www.uscis.gov or schedule an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney.
The Punjab government is saying I need an aadhar card. I showed 3 forms of Valid identification including passport, drivers license, birth certificate. They are saying we need a joint bank account and put an objection on our certificate. What can we do to bypass this as this is clearly wrong. I... Read more »
No. You must have been physically present in the U.S. since June 15, 2007 to qualify for what is known as DACA. However, a Texas Federal District Court suspended the DACA program. This is known as Deferred Action for Children of Aliens.
The DREAM Bill failed to get enough support in...Read more »
I been work on k1 visa start back in Aug of 2020. After been put on hold and month of wait. We have decide to get marry this Aug 2022. Which I think well void the K-1 visa if I get marry out of usa even if it approve. We have only got to step 3. Is there any step I can take so I don't have to... Read more »
That seems unwise, but it depends upon your situation and relationship.
If you get married, then you will 'significantly delay processing' and be separated even longer. It is best for your fiance to come into the U.S. as a K1 fiance, so that you can both get to know each other...Read more »
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