I am a US citizen. I would like to bring my partner/father of my child over to the US. Which visa options would be best and would allow him to be able to work as well? And are there options that does not require marriage?
There are no provisions in the INA to sponsor a partner. You may bring him to the USA as a fiance. You will have 90 days to get married. Once married he becomes an immediate relative and you may sponsor him.
Border control and was received form I-877 upon being deported back in 2018. We originally thought we could do the K1 visa but now are wondering the next steps. Could you help clarify what we need to do?
have been a legal permanent resident for over 14 years. I was convicted 10 years ago with a misdemeanor CIMT crime (theft) that was punishable with maximum prison time of less than one year. I was actually sentenced for one day in jail.
I was detained my travel documents confiscated and... Read more »
There are thousands of people applying for humanitarian parole out of Afghanistan. Unless your case is very compelling with specific facts to support your compelling cause you are not likely to have your case expedited in front of those that filed before you. It could be a few years.
Assuming she is your step daughter through your wife you may sponsor her. However unless she is under the age of 21 a green card is not available to her immediately. By the time a green card is available to her she will have aged out unless she is protected by the Child status Protection Act. What...Read more »
I have an H1b visa and my wife has an H4 visa. We are currently in Canada and unvaccinated for COVID. So, based on the new travel policy of Nov 8 of the US government, will we be allowed to enter the US by land border post-Nov 8 irrespective of our vaccination status?
It is a new issue and understandable that your employers attorney may not have had the question come up. I have had potential clients and clients with the same question recently. A memorandum from an attorney stressing that your employment is essential may be helpful when you proceed to the...Read more »
I got married to a US citizen in 2016. My oldest daughter was one month away from turning 18 at the time of the marriage. She is now almost 23 and still unmarried. Can we file for a green card for her based off my marriage while she is in the United States?
No. Your daughter qualifies based on her age at the time of the marriage but she is no longer considered a child. She is a daughter and an adult; a first preference priority relative assuming you have become a USC.
You can not adjust status through him until he has attended a ceremony and is a USC. You may only adjust status through him - while he is an LPR - if you are here on a current visa and have no time wherein you were out of status.
I assume you mean that your husband entered the USA without being admitted. This being the case he is going to need a provisional waiver. When looking for an attorney to assist you ask specifically whether they have experience in the filing of waivers. There are many areas of practice within the...Read more »
The reason to provide the paystubs is to show that you are still employed by the same employer. If you are not asked to produce them in an RFE, I suggest you bring most recent paystubs to your interview.
I am a U.S. citizen applying for Green Card for my mother. She is currently on a B2 Visa admitted until 11/23/2021 per her I-94 record number. I filed I-130 online on July 27, 2021 and received confirmation of receipt from Potomac Service Center. They are currently processing June 04, 2020 I-130... Read more »
My parents applied I-485 under EB-1 and still waiting for the result, which has been taking quite long. I am a US citizen and I am over 21. Can I file I-130 for them now to sponsor them at the same time? Will it be a conflict with the I-485 they already filed? I want to see if I can get them the... Read more »
I applied OPT for Master degree in 2018, but then I decided to come home and didn't use any day in the OPT process. Now I came back to the States and getting my second Master degree. I decided to apply one more time for the OPT. However, school DSO said that I'm unable to do so since I... Read more »
The USCIS places a 12 month limit per degree level on OPT, but there is no stipulation that the whole 12 months must be used at once. This means that if visa holders do not use their entire 12 month period during their first Master’s degree, however many months they have not used can be applied...Read more »
I came with my husband and my son to America and I saw my father and my mother at an advanced age. I want to serve them, but I need to apply for legal residence. I am looking for a way with many thanks
She did finished the probation she was given, they gave her a bunch of paperwork that was not translated to her she just signed she’s been in Mexico for 6+ years. I have that paperwork with me as well.
It depends on why she was in jail and why she was deported. She may be subject to a ban that will require a waiver. I suggest you consult with an experienced immigration attorney who will need more details.
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