Maybe. It depends. Do you have a visitor visa? Perhaps you don't need one. If you are seeking admission as a nonimmigrant at a U.S. port of entry and you aren't required to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, you should file Form I-212 with CBP in person. You should consult with an immigration lawyer.
I presume that your question is "can someone with a felony conviction qualify to become a naturalized U.S. citizen?" The answer is that it depends on the nature of the offense and when it was committed. "Felony" is a state law classification that usually has little relationship...View More
I'd need to know a lot more about your situation to give you advice. But here are few general points: A child has an independent right to file for asylum in the U.S. But you, as an asylee uncle, can't file a petition for asylee relative for your niece or nephew.
If your employer owes you money for unpaid wages, you may sue to collect even though you are not longer employed in the U.S. or by that employer. You may have difficulties pursuing a lawsuit against your former employer if you aren't living in the U.S. But no immigration law or regulation...View More
Sure! Why not? To help your husband get a green card, you must prove that your marriage is based on a relationship that is bona fide. If your husband lives in the U.S., you need to consider whether he qualifies for the adjustment of status (I-485) process. If he is living in Mexico, he can...View More
It depends. I'd need to know more information about your case and why it was denied before I could advise you. In general, your probably have 3 options: 1. simply refile your application. 2. File a motion to reopen. Give that the case was denied a couple of years ago, I'm not sure...View More
Probably not. The Consulate probably denied your fiance because of it thought he or she had "immigrant intent," which is a no-no for potential visitors. But if your fiance wants to marry you and immigrate to the U.S., "immigration intent" is no problem.
I applied for I-129 (new employment)and received an approval for my dependent we applied by mistake for I-539 and got denial, received a letter containing that she is out of status, need to leave usa but we can apply for motion to reopen the case , I-94 is valid till 2011, don't know what to do?
You urgently need to consult with an attorney with substantial experience in employment-based immigration. Each day that your dependent remains out of status or arguably out of status, your chances of fixing the problem diminish.
I don't know. "Notice of removal" isn't something I've seen. Perhaps you mean "notice to appear" in immigration court, which is essentially a charging document that initiates removal or deportation proceedings. Or you might be referring to an "order of...View More
I lectured at the 2010 AILA National Conference on mandamus litigation. In the immigration context, a petition for writ of mandamus is a legal complaint filed in US district court, which alleges that USCIS, the Dept of State and/or other immigration agencies have failed to take action on your...View More
We will enter the US AFTER our 2nd wedding anniversary 01-2011. Are we able to file the joint petition to remove conditional basis once we are inside the US, or do we still have to wait for the 2 year conditional period to run before filing the I-751?
You may have a serious problem--and it's not the I-751. Permanent residents are required by law to "establish residency" in the U.S. or risk losing their green card through abandonment. If your wife is a permanent resident, she can't live abroad without possibly violating the...View More
I don't understand your question. In general, there is no punishment for getting married in a foreign country. And a valid, legal marriage abroad is generally recognized as valid under state and federal law in the U.S.
My neighbor constantly screams obsenities at the top of his lungs in the early hours of the morning. He Screams terroristic things like "9-11 happened for a reason" and "I'll kill anyone that wants a piece of me". He also has approached us outside to tell us he hopes we... View More
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