If you leave the U.S. within the time requested in your I539 (so long as it is no more than 180 days) and before you have received a decision on your request, then you have not accumulated unlawful presence.
If you have filed the adjustment of status application (I485) properly, then your stay in the U.S. is automatically extended until there is a decision on your application, and you have no need to leave the country before your tourist visa stay expires. In fact, if you leave the U.S., you will be...Read more »
My fiancée is here through DACA and we plan to get married in a month or two. I am a U.S. citizen. She stays with her parents and is needed around the house to help with her siblings while her parents work. I cannot leave my family’s home as I take care of most of the bills and everything’s in... Read more »
Your fiancee can certainly apply for residence once you get married. The process can take between 12-24 months depending on where you live and other factors regarding her immigration history. During that time, I would recommend that you move in to the same residence and I could advise you on other...Read more »
I’ve received the F2B visa petition approval in mid May/20 and yesterday I’ve finished submitting all the documents on the CEAC website. I’m curious to know if the Trump’s freeze will delay my case until ‘21 or further.
The Trump Administration’s recent Executive Order suspended the entry of certain foreign nationals on employment-based nonimmigrant visas into the United States. This Executive Order covers those with an:
• H-1B visa and any foreign national accompanying or following to join them;...Read more »
It is recommended that you renew your green card in case you need to travel outside the U.S. while your naturalization application is pending, or if you need a valid residence card for work or other purposes.
No, the important thing is that you and she file "married", whether you file jointly or separately. Depending upon how she is obtaining status (through marriage or other means), it may be quite important the amount of income shown on your taxes, but not how you file.
I received my permanent card a few years ago, I’m an Israeli national, and now in the process of renewing for the 10 year green card (submitted biometrics a few months ago), living in the US. I recently learned that I am eligible to request a Portuguese citizenship and was wondering if that would... Read more »
Yes, you can apply for Portuguese citizenship and it will not affect your green cad application in any way. It does not matter if you have additional passports for purposes of the permanent residence process.
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