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Q: My DIL's green card expired. My son, her husband/US citizen, passed away. 2 kids US born. What can she do 2 renew card?

She came to the US when very young, with her father, who is now a US citizen. She needs benefits due to my son's unexpected death but is afraid to do so. She had planned to take the citizenship test but that went by the wayside. I'm trying to get information for her to help her out.

Kelli Y. Allen
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Kelli Y. Allen
answered on Jan 27, 2019

She can still renew. Once she has the new card she can apply for naturalization.

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Q: Can my fiance apply for adjusted status, or will he have to go through consular processing if his visa is expired?

Me and my fiancé are getting married soon, and were wondering how getting him a green card would work. He entered the US legally on a tourist visa as a child, but overstayed. Would he able to get an adjusted status, or would he have to go back to Mexico and go through consular processing?

Kelli Y. Allen
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Kelli Y. Allen
answered on Jan 12, 2019

If you are a U.S. citizen and he meets other admissibility requirements, once you are married, you can file a one-step spousal petition/adjustment of status. Regarding entry, you just have to prove that he entered legally, not that he maintained continuous status.

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Q: Does my fiance automatically become a US citizen once we're married?
Ms Grace I Gardiner
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Ms Grace I Gardiner
answered on Dec 11, 2018

No. First your fiancé will receive a two year conditional green card. The condition must be removed. Your fiancé can then apply for citizenship in the third year provided you’ll are still together

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Q: Should my boyfriend from USA keep his job while applying for a fiance visa?

I'm on turist visa for 5 months ,from Costa Rica,19 years old . I wanna get marry but I don't know if it is possible to leave the country and apply for a fiance visa and I wanna know how much that cost the fiance visa procedure?

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
answered on Oct 23, 2018

It is possible to obtain a green card now that you are in the US if you marry your boyfriend. Alternatively, you can return to Costa Rica and your boyfriend can file the I-129f on your behalf. The cost to enter the US on a finacé(e) visa is about $800, not including attorney’s fees. It will be... Read more »

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Q: i apply for citizenship n-400 and i get denied when can i apply again and it will ok to apply ?

i was denied because good moral character of 2 petty theft but they already demised is been like 3 years and half when that happen and i want to know if i can get my citizenship after the waiting.

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
answered on Aug 17, 2018

We strongly recommend you seek legal counsel before you apply again. Even if you are beyond the 5-year statutory period for good moral character, you could still have your application denied because of the petty theft issues.

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Q: Can I apply for my son's n-600 application if he has an expired B1 Visa?

Hello, my son (biological, born in Brazil, out of wedlock) is in the US. He entered with a B2 visa and it is now expired. His mother is in Brazil and cannot be located. I want to apply for N-600 for him. He is 12 years old. I have lived in the US on and off since 2005 and have been loving in the US... Read more »

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
answered on Aug 14, 2018

Maybe. More information is needed. Acquisition of citizenship for a child born abroad is tricky, especially in the case of a USC father and an illegitimate birth. You would do well to consult with an immigration attorney who can advise you based on all the details of the case.

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Q: Are immigration laws different between Oregon and Colorado?

My son who is a citizen of the United States just married his girlfriend while she was visiting from Singapore. Her tourist visa is about to expire, and they are wanting to get her green card. They currently live in Oregon, but would like to move to Colorado? What is the best way to go about this?

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
answered on Aug 3, 2018

Immigration law is federal statute; therefore, it covers the entire country with no variation between states.

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Q: What's the first step to getting an h1b visa?
Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Jun 29, 2018

Before you can submit an H1B visa petition and carry out the H1B application process you must first find a sponsoring company or employer. If you’re currently in the United States as a student on an F1 visa, you should check with your employer as to whether or not they can sponsor you on an H1B... Read more »

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Q: We've adopted 2 yr old born in Juarez I am a citizen of U.S. what is the child's status now does she become a citizen
Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on May 30, 2018

First, you need to apply for permanent residence for your child. Then, she may become a "derivative citizen".

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Q: I'm marrying someone from Pakistan - are we able to get married in England and then live here?
Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on May 16, 2018

Your place of marriage does not determine whether you can live in the US.

If you are a US citizen, you can sponsor your spouse for a green card.

To qualify for a marriage-based visa or green card, you must be legally married. A legal marriage is one that is officially recognized by...
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Q: I had two children who live in Mexico and want to bring them to the U.S

I had 2 children out of wedlock and they current live in Mexico with their father. I want to bring them to the U.S with me-they are both minors born after 2001. I lived in the U.S at least one year before they were both born, but not the immediate year before hand (i.e I live in the U.S up until... Read more »

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on May 11, 2018

My first question is "What is your immigration status in the US?"

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Q: Is it legal to fly a foreign flag in Colorado without flying the American flag nearby if you're an immigrant?
Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 30, 2018

It is legal to fly a foreign flag in Colorado.

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Q: My parents do not hold their visas , and I just turned 21 last Month. How can I help them get their Residency here ?
Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 30, 2018

Assuming that you are a US citizen, you can sponsor your parents for green cards. If they entered the US lawfully, they can apply to adjust their status to permanent residents without leaving the US. If not, they should meet with an immigration lawyer.

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Q: I am a united states citizen and my boyfriend is from El Salvador. we are having a baby. Is Marriage the only solution?

We have been together for 2 years now, he has court in May what can be done to help him get a green card or any way for him to stay in the United States. besides Marriage what else can be done?

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 30, 2018

Marriage is generally the easiest and fastest way to get a green card. Others get green cards through employment, investment, asylum, etc. He should meet with an immigration attorney to go over his alternatives.

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Q: I am J1 holder and and my wife (potentially J2 holder) is 17 years old. Can I bring my 17 year old wife to the US?

My wife is 17 year old and I want to bring her to the USA but I am afraid that her age is below 18. Is that possible for me to bring my wife with that age?

Also, could my wife study highschool here in the USA?

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 30, 2018

Yes, once you are married, your wife can apply for a J-2 visa.

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Q: I’m greenCard holder. So I get married 14/2/18 my wife she’s in Uganda.so please.I need my wife

I need my wife please to meet with her again.

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 26, 2018

As a green card holder, you can sponsor your wife for a green card. However, the waiting time for the wife of a permanent resident to get a green card is about 2 years.

Can a permanent resident get a visa for his or her spouse? The answer is yes, foreign spouses of U.S. green card holders...
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Q: Im in the army and my parrents applied for paroel in placement now im getting (chapter 14-12c(2) will this effect them

Ive been in 2 and a half years now. I am born here in the US . It is a administrative discharge

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Apr 11, 2018

More information is needed. Are you a naturalized U. S. Citizen? If not, is this an administrative or punitive discharge? A punitive discharge can lead to removal (deportation) proceedings. Again, a court martial is considered a conviction that can lead to deportation. As a result, I strongly... Read more »

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Q: K-1 or I -130

My fiancé is from Brazil and I from the states. We were planning to apply for the fiancé visa to start the process of having him move here, but I just heard about the I-130 form. He will be visiting on a tourist visa soon, so if we signed marriage papers then and he then went back to Brasil,... Read more »

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 9, 2018

If you get married and then filed an I-130, you would not have to go through the (1) fiancee visa process and (2) then the marriage green card process. Please see https://www.shusterman.com/greencardsthroughmarriage/

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Q: I am on h4 visa and I have a lot of hotwheels cars. Can I sell them online ?

I am on h4 visa and I have a lot of hotwheels cars. Can I sell them online ?

I have a lot of hotwheels cars which I bought from a collector. We have used 40% of them but still 300 cars are in boxes as they are repeated cars.

I bought those 500-600 cars for my son's birthday.... Read more »

Stanley Dale Radtke
Stanley Dale Radtke
answered on Apr 4, 2018

Yes you can sell your personal property on line without offending your immigration status. However, you may have a duty to report this income to the IRS. Please consult with a tax specialist on what is required to remain in compliance with tax law.

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Q: I'm 18 years old and a US citizen my fiance is here in Colorado from Mexico how can we get his citizenship/married

Are we able to go to the courthouse and get married or what do we have to do I've been trying to reach the immigration lawyer and have got no response and no help we would love to get married this year. He works and does everything a US citizen does but doesn't have citizenship.. please... Read more »

Elisha F Svosve
Elisha F Svosve
answered on Mar 26, 2018

Hello... check with your local county clerk on the marriage licence requirements in your state. In regards to your immigration question, generally you can petition for your spouse as an immediate relative; however, whether he can adjust within the US or apply for his green card at the consulate... Read more »

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