I will not be signing anything to help with the process. Also my spouse is military, naturalized U.S. citizen with a Florida residency. I am a natural US citizen born in Missouri and we were married in MO. It is my understanding state residency can influence marital property. I will be coming into... Read more »
You can look up Form I-864 Affidavit of Support and read the instructions to find out what it means to become the financial sponsor for an intending immigrant. Basically it is a contract with the government stating that you can support the immigrant and will not allow them to become a "public...Read more »
As long as you are returning to the US on a valid L2, then a pending EAD application will not impact your ability to reenter in and of itself, nor should your brief absence impact your EAD application.
To explain, I've learned entering Canada after a DUI is difficult. I had a DUI in Californian in 2007. I completed a 6 month program and applied to have the case expunged. My attorney and I were successful. As of 2012, my case now shows "not guilty", "case dismissed".... Read more »
If the case was dismissed and shows it was dismissed, you should not have any trouble. If the case was expunged and there is no record of it, you should likewise gave no trouble. It only likely becomes a problem if there was and is a conviction.
I am filing for Removal of Conditions this year on my K-1 Visa. Last tax year, we got an EITC and ACA Exemption. Now we’re worried if those would be considered as conditions of being a public charge. Hoping to correct the situation before it’s too late.
First, you’ve already passed the period when a public charge determination would be made. Filing the I-751 doesn’t change that. As long as you are otherwise eligible for those things, you won’t have any problems.
My partner has had his interview for the K1 visa at the US embassy in Caracas. He only needs to submit his medical results along with his passport for the visa to be affixed. He is ready to submit those results but my concern is how will the rupture in diplomatic relations between the two countries... Read more »
If the U.S. embassy there closes, yes, he would have to process in a neighboring country and that would likely cause a significant delay. Otherwise, as long as the consulate is open, processing should continue as usual.
He's currently in school in Canada through Saudi Arabia. I am a US citizen by birth. This is a same sex relationship. I do understand that there are laws regarding asylum and port of entry (since he's already in Canada) can he come to the US on a visitor Visa and then seek asylum before... Read more »
You can either file a fiance visa petition or you can go to Canada to marry and then start the spousal visa petition process. He definitely should not enter with a B2 visa and try to adjust status, as that is an improper use of a non-immigrant visa. Asylum is a much longer, more difficult...Read more »
My husband and I were married in March of this year and he is trying to go through the process for citizenship but in the meantime can he still adopt my daughter even if he is not a citizen? He is from mexico and I know it will be hard for him to receive citizenship due to coming to America more... Read more »
The SB-1 visa is given to those people who have previously held an immigrant visa or Green Card for the U.S. They traveled to a different country for a temporary visit, but due to reasons beyond their control or knowledge, they could not return to the...Read more »
A deportation order blocks a person from returning to the US for 10 years. However, an I-601 does not relate to deportation. If she applied for an I-601 because she was subject to the 10-year unlawful presence bar, and she has been outside the US for over 10 years, she no longer requires an I-601...Read more »
He does not have a high school diploma. He works as a chef. He has had training in this. We have known each other about 6 years and met at the Fiwagoh Orphanage 2 times. We have been in contact since that time, and I could never find a visa category that seemed to fit. Is this impossible?
I never received a receipt # nor the deficiency letter that they stated they sent to me. I call the USCIS and they informed me that I was denied due to no response of the letter, which I never received.
Generally an DACA application cannot be appealed, though if you can show that the reason you did not get any correspondence from USCIS was the fault of USCIS, then you might be able to address the issue. If it was your fault or that of the post office, then you will need to start over. Even if it...Read more »
I'm a 58 years old man and I got to meet this 19 boy on Facebook, we've been talking for 2 years now. We haven't met physically but We video chat. I see him as a son to me and I want to help him get to the states to live with me and continue his education here.
She obtained her perminate resident green card through her marriage but she has started divorce proceedings. She and her husband have been separated for quite sometime and she's ready to end her marriage with him. She and her husband also have two children together. They are US citizens living... Read more »
I am on F-1 visa and recently I got selected from the H-1B 2018 lottery. So I am just need to wait for the final result from USCIS. However, my boyfriend, an American, wants to get married with me soon (maybe before I know the H-1B result). My question is whether my H-1B process is terminated as... Read more »
An H-1B employee is only allowed to receive income from the H-1B employer as described in the H-1B petition. Working for any other employer would require a new petition or a "concurrent" H-1B petition from the second employer. H-1B also depends on an employer-employee relationship. One...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.