The DS 2019 finishes in May 8th. However, I'll have my visa until Abril 14th. When should we get married?
answered on Jan 22, 2022
Congratulations! There are a number of factors to consider regarding marriage - immigration issues being just some of them. You could potentially apply for an immigrant visa, or a fiancé visa, or a K-3 visa. Maybe you could remain in the United States and seek adjustment of status. A lot depends... Read more »
answered on Apr 18, 2020
All it means when someone's 10 year green card expires is that they probably need to apply for a new card.
Immigration proceedings normally means being placed in removal by ICE (that's what most people refer to as deportation).
I have my birth certificate social security card and drivers license
answered on Aug 24, 2018
Not likely. You need an enhanced driver's license to cross the border. New Hampshire is starting to issue REAL ID compliant driver licenses but that is not the same as an enhanced id for cross border travel.
Hello,my name is xxx, I'm 19 years old,almost 20, I won green card in the lottery and now I'm living in United States ,but I'm here alone and I would like to make something to bring my brother here, he is 20years old,almost 21.We are from Republic of Moldovă and have also Romanian citizenship.
answered on Jun 13, 2018
You can only file a visa petition for your brother once you become a US citizen. You most likely would do that through a process called Naturalization. You will have to have your permanent resident card for nearly five years to file Naturalization. Even then the process for getting an... Read more »
Is she able to get a job if she's married to me?
answered on Jan 26, 2018
You will have to file a petition for her to immigrate to the United States. She cannot fly back with you after the marriage ceremony. It actually takes several months for a petition to be approved by USCIS. Then she has to apply for a visa with the US Department of State. There is a medical exam,... Read more »
My wife is from the philippines and she has a little sister still living there. The parents are both still living in the Philippines. We all have talked about bringing her to the USA to live with my wife and I.
Would it be possible to file the right paperwork to bring her little sister to... Read more »
answered on Nov 16, 2017
You can't file a family based petition for her like you could for your wife. When your wife becomes a citizen of the United States she could file for her but that takes a VERY long time to result in resident status.
When you say little sister, does that mean school age? She might be... Read more »
I am a lawful permanent residence since 5 years, and I gained my green card through work. Now I am applying for US Citizenship. My current Indian passport has expired. So Is it necessary to renew it? After getting a green card in August 2012, I have only visited India once (for 30 days in 2014) and... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2017
You won't need it to be unexpired if your green card is still valid. You will need an acceptable form of photo ID which is unexpired.
answered on Apr 20, 2017
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