Company sponsored me for Green Card while I worked for them from abroad as a self employed contractor. Now that I have Green Card, both the company and myself would prefer to keep the arrangement where I am self employed contracting for them, rather than directly employed by them. Is there anyway... Read more »
When your son turns 21, he will be able to sponsor you for a green card, based on current law. Depending on your situation, you might have other options available besides immigration through your son, but this is the earliest time that he would be able to help you.
My boyfriend of almost 2 years was working in the US on an L1 visa from Brazil. He gave notice at work because it was miserable there for him. He is now unemployed and his visa will expire in 60 days. Can we get married to stay together or would the government try to suggest fraud due to us... Read more »
The RFE question about your spouse's "J-1 waiver" indicates that the immigration examiner who sent the RFE may not have read the file very carefully - something which is probably a more common reason for RFE's in general these days than any other reason, at least in my many...Read more »
Both my sister and niece were petitioned under the same I-130, my niece just turn 19. The principal sponsor is my dad but they do not meet the income requirement. I also am married with a 3 yrs old child but I file taxes as married filing separately and no dependents. Should I count my husband and... Read more »
This is one of the few immigration law questions that has a simple answer. A mail order bride would (almost certainly - there might be some very rare exceptions) not work out for a green card. A green card based on marriage requires proof of a genuine marriage relationship. A mail order marriage,...Read more »
My wife and I are Indian citizen living currently living in USA. I am on H1B visa and she works on H4 EAD as of now. My wife has bachelor in architecture from one of the best architecture school in india, worked in switzerland, canada, singapore and USA. Has post graduation from canada in animation... Read more »
She might very possibly be eligible of O-1 based on this record, and I would be glad to take a look at her resume and discuss it further with you if you would like to contact me by email at email@example.com or by phone at (212) 724-5643.
my father's green card expired a while ago and he has a gun possession felony on his record, however he is not on any deportation list. with increasingly strict immigration laws, is he under any danger of being deported?
You better believe it could affect your immigration status. You are going to want to go and see a lawyer with experience in criminal immigration as soon as you can, and certainly before your court date.
Passport expiration should not be a problem in applying for an H-1B visa, However, your H-1B application would appear to be subject to the H-1B annual cap. If that is the case, your employer cannot file an H-1B petition for you before April 1, 2018. That should give you time to renew your passport....Read more »
How long does it take for him to get the GC? Still in the process of submitting applications to USCIS. Is there a way he can go to the philippines before his GC comes? Cause we are planning to get a church wedding nov 2018. Please reply
For people who live in New York City, it is now taking almost a year from filing to get a green card interview, and it may take a few weeks, or even months, after the interview to get the green card,.depending on the situation. While waiting for the green card, your husband should be able to get a...Read more »
I have residency in Qatar and I will be traveling to Qatar for few days to see my family. I graduate in May 2018 from my school. All my papers are legal and valid, I'm just afraid to leave the country after the announcement made on December 4th - early this month. - Here's the link to the... Read more »
The proclamation does not apply to people who already have visas, and it does not cancel or revoke anyone's visa. Despite that, given the background and purpose of the proclamation, and the repeated anti-Muslim statements and personality of the U.S. president who issued it, staying in the...Read more »
Towards our interview the officer took just the index finger prints and a picture and asked confirmed our address. The said they didn't need any more paperwork or anything and that they would send a letter if they did and we left. anyways, why would they take the prints again? I had... Read more »
Did the interviewing officer ask any questions about your marriage relationship? If not, that might be an ominous sign that you might be scheduled for a second, more intensive and stressful "Stokes" interview, without having been given a fair chance to have your green card approved after...Read more »
Every case is unique, but if the sponsor has a sufficient steady source of income or has assets in a sufficient amount, owing back taxes in and of itself should normally not be a problem. USCIS is normally interested in the amount of income that a sponsor is earning and how many people he or she is...Read more »
I currently have H1B visa that kicked off in October 2017, I'm planning to travel home in December and get H1B stamp to come back to the US. Will it be a problem if my H1B amendment application (change of client location) is pending while I'm getting stamp? Amendment hasn't been... Read more »
If you are no longer working at the location listed in your current, already approved H-1B petition, it would be safer to postpone your travel until your new H-1B petition is approved. Otherwise, you might have a problem getting your H-1B visa stamp from the US embassy or consulate overseas.
Having a pending H-1B case or green card case is not normally an obstacle to filing a different green card case. However, your situation appears complicated, and a personal consultation with an experienced immigration lawyer would be strongly advised.
I thought I can work for any company within my field of expertise. How can I get around needed "approval" from my petitioner? i've worked for tons of jobs the past 3 years without any issue but in this case, the company is having trouble processing my paperwork.
An O-1 visa filed an a person's behalf by one employer is not transferable to a different employer. The new employer has to file an entirely new O-1 petition for the same person. The only exception is where the O-1 petition was filed by an agent representing multiple employers. The O-1...Read more »
illegal child paroled in has i94 in 2002 Miami Florida, but since moved to NY, file automatically placed in deportation in 2003, said child married in 2012 achieved social number but i601 and i485 denied.working paying taxes, achieved ged and under grad degree.ds 260 is in process now for my... Read more »
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