You should immediately speak to an immigration lawyer and discuss the details surrounding the marijuana related offense as said details will determine whether you are even eligible for a waiver. Not only can a conviction for certain marijuana offenses render you inadmissible and therefore...Read more »
No attorney will guide anyone remotely by way of a remote paragraph to handle such a complex issue as an adjustment of status for an immediate foreign national family member without any review and knowledge of the matter.
As soon as USCIS issues a file #, your husband becomes a C-9 beneficiary. He can be present in the US until USCIS adjudicates the I-485. There are 2 final outcomes: Either the application is approved and he receives the green card. Or if it is denied, he could leave the country or appeal.
In my opinion after a removal for several aggravated felonies convictions the chances of being permitted for admission to the United States are nil, notwithstanding the legal status of immediate family members in the U.S.
I entered the US this time on a B1/B2 visa and I wasn't working at the time I got married to my wife and we filed for Adjustment of Status and EAD in June 2019. She made enough money to complete form I-864 on her own. on August 2019 my EAD got approved and I have been working using that EAD... Read more »
My 10 year green card expires is 2025 (Swedish citizenship). I just got a remote job opportunity as a full time contractor for a Canadian company. Can I legally be paid by them and not run into issues? I will be living in the US still.
There are two types of J1 visa’s. One with a two-year home residency requirement which requires you to return home after the expiration of your stay, and the other one is without the two-year home residency requirement. So more facts would be needed to know.
This can be viewed as visa abuse, where you can return. An abused B2 visa may result in review on renewal. Remaining in excess of six months may result in delay at a future primary inspection at an airport, even exclusion from the U.S.
A future admission may be denied based upon the...Read more »
You can file for another extension before the date of the extension you first requested. BUT you should make sure that the reasons for the extension is extremely good BECAUSE should the extension be denied (first or second one), your mom's visitor visa will be automatically revoked and it will...Read more »
I am a first year PhD student on an F1 visa. If I receive a job offer from an NGO or university, and my change of status petition to H1B or an EB visa is denied, will I loose my F1 status and have to leave the country? My F1 visa is currently valid for 3 more years.
Marrying a US citizen or LPR can be a pathway to lawful permanent residence. You might have to return to your native country to attend a visa interview and you might need a waiver to overcome your unlawful presence—the bar of which you speak.
I was convicted in a Military Court (General Court Martial); of Obstruction of Justice and Conduct Unbecoming of a NCO on a charge of marijuana drug trafficking across the US/Mexico border back in July 1996 while serving in the Us Marine Corps. I served one year in a military brig. I have not... Read more »
I came over illegally in America and was recently married to American woman who passed away n immigration has found out that that I’m still illegal does the binding contract of marriage license go Void because they were and are still illegal?
Since Venezuela does not currently have working consulates in the US where I could renew my passport, can I apply for a I-131 travel document that would replace my passport if I intend to travel overseas, Europe for example? I will also be eligible to apply for naturalization in September. Would... Read more »
I am married to an abusive man and have been for 21 years. He got me my green card. I have 2 adult children who are citizens. I work and have never broken the law. I want to stay in the US but divorce this man. I do not want to become a citizen. Is it possible for me to divorce him and maintain... Read more »
Your permanent resident status that has been issued to you will not end if you are granted a divorce from your U.S. citizen. You have been married for 21 years and you can provide proof of your bona fide marital relationship if your marriage is ever questioned by USCIS.
If you have a ten year green card, and your husband has separate status, I'm confused as to why you are filling out any sort of marriage based application for either of you. Does he (new husband) not have a green card? If he has a PhD can he not self-petition? If he can go that route, that is...Read more »
I am a daughter of an asylee status holder. My grandma had a heart attack and I need to travel asap with her to my home country. As she was coming here for a visit and can’t go back alone. She needs someone to help her. I have a refugee travel document and my home country passport. Do I need to... Read more »
If you have the refugee travel document and passport from your home country, that is all you should need; however, traveling back to a country from which you are requesting asylum can be risky, because it raises questions about how much danger you are really in.
In short, her B1/B2 visa was given to her for tourist purposes. In order to get that visa, she had to show that she had non-immigrant intent, which means she did not intend to stay in the United States permanently.
This is important, because if she tried to adjust status while still in the...Read more »
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