Marry to a US citizen, currently holding a 2-year conditional green card and planning to apply for citizenship when the time comes. However, I need to do medical treatment outside of the US, and the treatment required about a year to recover. I don't want to re-start the time of being qualify... Read more »
To qualify for citizenship, generally applicants must demonstrate they have continuously resided in the United States for at least 5 years before submitting Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. This means you must be residing exclusively in the United States – not in any other country....Read more »
The convictions are convictions even though they were expunged. Make sure you have copies of the documents from the court, with a seal or stamp from the court to show they are the official records. It is useful to talk with an immigration lawyer before submitting. The American Immigration Lawyers...Read more »
I would like to move my family to Hawaii. I am looking to purchase a company and would therefore qualify for a work visa. However, my husband and I are in the midst of separating. I would like to assist his move to the US and wondered if I should delay the separation or if we can still all move... Read more »
More information is needed. Have your petition for an investor visa been approved? If not, it can take a significant amount of time for U.S. visa petition processing. Likely, much more time than Canada. Perhaps, more time then you and your husband wish to wait.
You are a permanent resident. If you lose your resident card or you are in possession of a resident card that is expired or a version that has no expiration date, you are and, in fact , remain a permanent resident until you voluntarily abandon that status or a judge rules that you are no longer a...Read more »
We would like to know what her pathway to residency and work in Hawaii will look like once we are married, and how long the processes will take. I've heard that unique laws exist for this circumstance in HI.
If you are a US citizen, then you can sponsor your fiance for a K1 visa and then when she enters Hawaii, you must marry within 90 days, after which she can adjust status to obtain her LPR. A lawyer should be retained to handle the case and said lawyer can be anywhere in the USA. Counsel begins the...Read more »
Yes. You need to report it and provide a complete certified copy of the record from the original arrest report to the final disposition. If the case was dropped in exchange for a plea and/or any program..... it is considered a guilty charge by the USCIS. It is also a crime of violence and a...Read more »
I filed federal taxes a week prior to the interview and had copies of my returns at the interview, but wasn't asked to show them. At the end I was told I will get a notice in the mail about what to submit. I received a letter a few days later asking for federal tax transcripts and state taxes... Read more »
Filed the N-600 for daughter after receiving citizenship. Philippines records shows one marriage to current husband. USCIS is requesting for divorce paper but was never married to daughters Biological father. Daughter was born in Kuwait, which has strict law in live births. Parents must be married... Read more »
His case is in the process of transferring from Lagos embassy to Seoul embassy where he currently resides . Being that we have not heard back from Seoul embassy yet if they had received his case from Lagos, does he continue to get his medical exams and attend his visa interview in Lagos?
I am from France and came in the us with a tourist visa in December 2016. I married an us citizen before my visa expired and started the green card process. Now My husband wants to separate and get an annulment. I am now waiting for my immigration interview. What are my options to stay here?
There are several "business" visas available. What kind of visa is suitable for your friend depends on the type of business and the amount of money he/she will invest in that business. Talk to an immigration attorney or have your friend talk to an immigration attorney in...Read more »
Application for citizenship requirement is to provide a court certified copy of the complete arrest record and disposition. Do I need to provide those documents if was in immigration proceedings? or it applies only for the courts other then immigration, like criminal and etc.
Unfortunately not. You can easily sponsor your parents for green cards, but a sibling petition for someone born in the Philippines takes over 20 years. (I know that first hand since my wife is from Cebu.)
If your parents find an alternate way to immigrate to the US, their 10-year-old...Read more »
Only when she turns 21 years of age can she sponsor you and your husband for green cards.
To petition for your parents (mother or father) to live in the United States as green card holders, you must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years old. Green card holders (permanent residents) may...Read more »
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