Since you are a US citizen you can apply for a green card for your spouse from Uganda. Be mindful of the wait times, it might take anywhere from 6 months to 8 months sometimes more depending on the wait times with USCIS. I suggest you talk to an immigration attorney in private to...Read more »
Hi, i have a 2 year Green card ( through marriage), i filed the paperwork to take the conditions off and get a ten year Green card, i filed the papers 2 weeks before expiration date and now my Green card expired but i still didn't receive anything from immigration, also they still didn't cash my... Read more »
I think you might not have been aware of the processing times for I-751 (Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence). Depending on which processing center your petition was filed to it might take anywhere from 12 weeks to 41 weeks for USCIS to make a decision on your petition. In...Read more »
It is advisable to have all your original documents when you attend a citizenship interview. If your country has an embassy in the U.S you can contact them and find out if you can get a replacement passport. I suggest you contact an immigration attorney before your interview to make...Read more »
If you are asking about getting a stamping after the H4 is approved, then yes it is okay to travel outside the US. But if you plan on traveling outside while it is still pending, it is not recommended.
Reach out to an immigration attorney in private and talk about the possibility of re-opening your deportation order. An experienced immigration attorney can help you. Many attorneys including me offer free consultations, talk to one today.
If you already have a green card you will not have problems with your green card. If you have a conditional green card you can file a petition with USCIS to remove conditions on your green card. An experienced immigration attorney will be able to help you with this process. I suggest you talk to an...Read more »
I'm an Australian national currently living in Mexico as a legal resident. I'm planning on returning home to Australia in the near future. However a few years ago I entered the US on the VWP and due to a severe injury suffered while there I was forced to stay around 3 months past my departure date.... Read more »
If you plan on entering the US on land via Mexico, you will be stopped at the border and be asked to present proof of legal status to enter the U.S. I would suggest you talk to an immigration attorney to either conduct an immigration legal analysis for you or apply for a tourist...Read more »
More information is needed. When you say you are being filled by your stepfather, what is the filling? There are ways you can add your baby to an existing petition with the USCIS and it depends on what kind of petition it is. Talk to an attorney in private.
Hello I am a US citizen that wants to petition my wife for residency. My wife is currently a DACA recipient with a US citizen child and no prior criminal history that came to the US at 4 years of age. Do we need an attorney to present us and what are the chances of her getting penalized for being... Read more »
It is better to have an attorney help you in this situation. She will not get penalized for illegal entry, she could get a waiver for that. Since you are a U.S. citizen the process of obtaining a green card should also be very quick. So talk to an attorney as soon as you can to get...Read more »
Congrats on getting your asylum and your green card!
You will soon be eligible to apply for citizenship since you are nearing the 5-year mark. I suggest you talk to an immigration attorney to make sure you meet all the other requirements and have the necessary documentation to apply for...Read more »
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 private to...Read more »
More information is needed to answer this question. Is the person already in the U.S? Do they have a valid work permit card? If you are planning on hiring someone from abroad you should sponsor their visa and create an employer-employee relationship. I suggest you talk to an...Read more »
In order for immigrants to be able to work legally in the United States, they should have a valid work permit card also known as an EAD card. Some college students will get an EAD card at the end of their course, you will not have any issues hiring that student to work for you if...Read more »
I am on TPS status, and I wanna be able to travel outside the US without having travel documents, but without going back to my original country. so would it be possible to apply for F1 fisa while I'm in the US now.
You will need a visa stamp on your passport if you would like to travel internationally. The stamping can be done in any US embassy outside the U.S. Talk to an immigration attorney in private to get started with this procedure.
If you would like a free consultation contact my office....Read more »
In 2013 he was falsely arrested and was on an ice hold immigration released pending court he received extensions to get legal help on three occasions well he was arrested 2 days ago and does that mean he is going to get deported we have been married over 10 years and no children he was brought to... Read more »
Immediately talk to an immigration attorney, whether or not he will get deported depends on what the nature of the offense was, in other words what led to his arrest. If you would like a free consultation contact my office.
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