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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Family Law for Michigan on
Q: Married my husband in 2017 he is threatening to marry in his country when he goes for his next trip and is also threaten

Also threatening to leave me homeless he’s also waiting for immigration to approve his visa for citizenship

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Aug 23, 2022

There are several legal issues that directly affect you in the areas of immigration and family law. In order to properly understand your legal strategy regarding your present spouse I recommend immediately consulting an experienced immigration attorney without any delay as you need to gather legal... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Do I need to apply the Reentry Permit?

I am a permanent resident, 68 years old, wife and 3 children are US citizens, Prof. of Economics at Kansai-University (PhD from Michigan).

I was told at DTW that I need to apply the Reentry Permit since I spent more time in Japan than in US. I could come back to Ann Arbor to see my wife... Read more »

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
answered on Aug 6, 2022

If you don't intend to spend more than 6 months out of a year in the US after you retire then it may be better to officially relinquish your permanent residency (although you may have already abandonned it) and seek a tourist visa which should be sufficient for your couple of entries per year.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Can divorce from US citizen affect my immigration status as green card holder, my wife wants divorce and threaten me

hi, I'm a permanent resident with 10-year green card through married to US citizen. We are married for 6 years and have 4-year-old daughter. My wife now wants divorce and threaten me to file against me to USCIS to revoke my green card is that possible? can she do anything to affect my... Read more »

Yohan Zingile
Yohan Zingile
answered on Jul 8, 2022

If you entered your marriage in good faith and not for the purpose of getting immigration benefit (which USCIS assesses before granting you the green card), your green card card is legitimate. Any threats with purpose of having you being removed is not founded. In addition, by filing a petition on... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Tax Law for Michigan on
Q: What is my legal address between moving?

I'm planning to move across country coast to coast, and plan to drive. It's going to be a few days of driving. Assuming I:

Move between 05-09/August

Started a lease on an apartment in new location, 01/August

Ended my lease in old location, end of August

For... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on May 11, 2022

You should consult an immigration lawyer for specifics on any nuances you may be subject to - particularly whether you need to declare a new location before moving. But generally, residency is prospective and intentional, determined by the place you intend to reside going forward. You have a lease,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Can I change my F-1 Visa Status if I start my process for the Green Card through marriage?

I am an international student who has been in the USA for 5 years and I've been in a relationship for 6 years. We are planning to get married soon and therefore, start my process for the green card. I only have two semesters left to finish my bachelors, however, I wouldn't be able to pay... Read more »

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
answered on Apr 2, 2022

You can apply for the green card but you are not put into another visa status while you wait. However, you do not accrue unlawful presence while you wait should your F1 visa expire or you fail to comply with the F1 requirements. In other words, you can stop attending school while your green card... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: I have a question.. My sister and her husband might divorce soon I think he was waiting for his permanent residency

He is also threatening her to take full custody of there child what can I do he threaten to take the baby away to India

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
answered on Mar 20, 2022

Your sister needs to hire an experienced family law attorney. If the child does not have a passport, the husband won't be able to take the child to India. If the child has a passport, the family court can require the husband to turn the passport over to mom. Best wishes!

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: What is the possibility for the Warning Arrest Letter to be expired or removed from the file after about 15 years?
Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Mar 19, 2022

More information is needed. A deportation order is final unless the case is successfully re-opened for cause or discretion. It never expires. You may be referring to a bag and baggage letter! The decision to disobey means that you are likely an alien fugitive.

Sometimes, careful...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Is a interview required for the I- 485 application
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Mar 16, 2022

An interview by USCIS is required in most cases involving the filing of the FORM I-485. USCIS in their discretion can waive an interview. This can occur in cases involving an adjustment of status based on a relative petition filed by a U.S. adult son or daughter on behalf of a parent. Interviews... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Can I lend Cryptocurrency and earn interest from that (J-1 visa)?

I am currently on J-1 visa, I wanted to ask if there is any limitation if I can use cryptocurrency lending websites to earn passive income? It would be treated as interest income.

Michael Zamzow
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Michael Zamzow
answered on Feb 1, 2022

You should ask an immigration attorney by calling them directly. You're asking a question, about earning income on a J-1, and something isn't quite adding up. An immigration attorney can straighten the question out for you.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: I would like to know what can I do if my husband who’s on a visa because we are married is trying to marry someone else

He want’s to marry in his country then come back to USA and tries to bring his new wife we are not separated or divorced

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 9, 2021

You presented this legal issue about four times now and the analysis remains the same; anyone trying to marry anywhere in the United States or in a foreign country while being married to another person is committing an act of bigamy and polygamy and it’s against the law in the United States.

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3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: My husband has been cheating on me because of me he has a visa I have lots of evidence of it what can I do

I think he only married me to get his visa he lied and acted that he is in love with me and lied to the immigration officers what can I do

Andrew M Steiger
Andrew M Steiger
answered on Dec 8, 2021

Consider an annulment.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: How can I divorce my husband if he is in another country he just married me to get a visa from USA
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Dec 1, 2021

It can be quite complex, but is possible, to divorce someone living abroad. I suggest you contact a family law attorney who has done it before, or see an immigration attorney for a referral.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: My husband is trying to secretly marry in another country what can I do he’s has visa because we are already married

He has not asked for a divorce from me is there anything I can do

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Nov 30, 2021

If you and your husband are separated, then you should seek a divorce. If he wants to remarry, then he will have to file for divorce if he plans to petition his new wife.

If your husband gets married in another country, while married to you, then the question will be, can you get proof?...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: What can I do I think my husband did a fraud marriage with me just so he can get a visa
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 25, 2021

There are many things you can do even at this time, however, before selecting the most effective legitimate approach discuss your present situation with a licensed immigration attorney in person or remotely.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: What can I do if my husband is trying to get engaged and married in his country
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 23, 2021

Well you could divorce that person who is trying to commit bigamy or polygamy which both are prohibited in the United States. BE as it may, you need to consult with a family law attorney of your choice regarding your immediate legal choices. Good luck to you.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Illegal re entry. Can we try, and get a bond, under the agreement, of wearing a tether?

He’s being charged with, illegal te entry. He had a bond hearing today. The judge told him, he’d be willing to give him a bond. Problem is, ICE would pick him up, and take him to another facility. What if, we tried again, but with agreement to wear a tether? Would that still cause, ICE to want... Read more »

Kyndra L Mulder
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Kyndra L Mulder
answered on Nov 16, 2021

Based on the information you have provided, you are requesting bond for a federal charge and there is an immigration hold. This being the case; if granted bond by the judge the inmate is transferred to ICE custody based on the immigration hold. The inmate is not likely to be granted bond by ICE or... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: I would like to sponsor my Filipino friend to come live in the United States. Is that something that is doable.

What are all the options? Other than k1 visa l. I am born and raised us citizen

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Oct 5, 2021

No, probably not. The laws don’t allow those who visit to have immigrant intent. The law presumes immigrant intent, so an applicant for a non-immigrant visa must overcome the presumption.

Otherwise, they can be denied and may possibly be charged with misrepresentation which is an...
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4 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Oath Ceremony cancelled

I applied for my N400 based on 5 years on employment based Green Card. I was interviewed the same day with my wife with different USCIS officer. My wife was given a RFE as she mentioned that we owe money to IRS, asking to provide evidence of payment and last 5 years of Tax documents. I was... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Oct 1, 2021

It is apparent that you both are handling personal naturalization matters without assistance of a licensed immigration counsel. Be as it may, your case shows as pending for one or another reason, as you stated.

You may inquire directly with the USCIS Customer Service Tier II agent to...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Is pregnancy complications a good reason to get my husband visit usa using humanitarian parole( i131)?

I am having issues with my pregnancy. High probability of syndrome. Can I request my husband to come by filing humanitarian parole?

Kyndra L Mulder
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Kyndra L Mulder
answered on Aug 18, 2021

You can make the request but it is not likely to be granted.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: How to answer the Beneficiary Qualifications RFE received for a new H1B petition due to degree not related to the job?

USCIS is asking to show how the degree is directly related to the job but we provided individual courses from my degree that I have used to perform my job duties with the initial petition. What else will be required to build a strong case to answer this RFE?

Kyndra L Mulder
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Kyndra L Mulder
answered on Jul 28, 2021

Your question can not be answered without a thorough review of your file.

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