If someone is born in the United States, then by birthright, they are US citizens, regardless of the immigration status of the parents. Just obtain a copy of the birth certificate showing they were born in the US. That establishes US citizenship.
I applied for an I-130 (petition for alien relative) for my wife back in late August - early September and so far have not heard anything back except that the application was received and accepted. I wanted to know what the process length would typically be like here in Southern California and what... View More
Any answer to your question would require more information. Specifically, what was your husband convicted of? If he was convicted of a serious offense, or a drug conviction that rendered him deportable from the US, then, such a conviction would most likely render him inadmissible to any other...View More
It depends on what you want to do. If you merely want to return to your home country, then there is no reason to wait for an order of deportation. If you do not want to return to your country of origin, then you will have the opportunity to contest any final order of removal before an immigration...View More
To prove that she can support her studies here and that she still keeps it and will pay them back as soon as she gets her green card. Thats why she was looking for someone to get married to for paper purposes only
You cannot "file a case against someone" because it is only the federal government that can initiate an action against someone for immigration fraud. This of a criminal offense, you can report a crime, but only the district attorney can actually file a criminal complaint against someone.
This is an often confusing area for everyone, including attorneys and court staff. Essentially, the EAD clock begins to run once your asylum application is properly filed either with the immigration court or the asylum office if filed affirmatively. The EAD clock stops counting if the applicant or...View More
the situation is and I’ve been charged with financial Elder abuse I have also been charged with GTA for driving my grandpa’s truck is it always have as well as a restraining order against me the underlying issue however is I have a cousin who is threatened by myself and my children were in we... View More
It depends upon what you mean by "fighting a case." In every criminal action, law enforcement has engaged in activities that ultimately resulted in the arrest of a defendant. The defendant then offers a defense to the charges in criminal court.
I have a public defender . She calls me the day of my court date and tells me that the court is closed due to covid so no one is allowed in the court house . She left me a voice mail stating this loud and clear and repeated her self twice . she would notify me when the court re opened ,in the mean... View More
Your public defender has a supervisor. Contact the office and ask for the supervisor and explain what happened to you. Most PD offices have a good working relations with the court and perhaps your issue can be solved.
My boyfriend got a ride to sacramento from a friends girlfriend that he had never met before to go to his physical therapy appt. On the way back they got pulled over and the dog found 10 oz of meth and some heroin in a spot in the girls engine compartment. My boy friend was nothing but cooperative... View More
I would assume that your boyfriend was represented in the criminal court by an attorney. He would have consulted with his attorney before accepting any plea, or negotiated disposition. I would suggest that your boyfriend discuss this with his lawyer and if there is a good faith reason to withdraw...View More
I got my 10 year green card on November 28, 2020 and my spouse got physically violent earlier December for which he was arrested. He wants a divorce now. By law in NY the divorce would be no fault and cause would be irretrievably broken for 6 months(from August 2020 if divorce gets filed in January... View More
I'm originally from Ukraine and been living in California for past 3 years. I'm enrolled in college right now and planning to transfer but I'm still not sure is this is what I can do for the rest of my life (being a lawyer) and my fear is to take a loan for university and for the law... View More
I would suggest working for a lawyer, or law office, as an assistant first, to get exposure and some experience in the legal profession to see first hand if the work is something you would enjoy doing. If you cannot obtain a paid position, then you could always ask to work as an unpaid intern to...View More
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