its been more than five years , green card holder . i want to apply for my wife. so i want to figure out which one is the best to do at first either apply for her or apply citizenship for me . which one gonna be easy and fast?
Another alternative is to fill both at the same time. Once the I-130 is approved for your spouse, then, if you naturalize and become a US citizen, your visa petition automatically become an immediate relative petition.
To be precise, I haven't been able to file for greencard renewal at this point. I will most likely not going to get a renewed card before the expiration. I currently work full-time. What needs to be done to keep my job after I submit I-90 for greencard renewal? Thank you,
"If you need evidence of your lawful permanent resident status while waiting to receive a replacement Green Card, we may issue you an Alien Documentation, Identification & Telecommunications (ADIT) stamp after you file this form."...Read more »
denial letter says no appeal to the decision, only motion to reconsider/reopen. But a field office made a mistake stating I-130 was abandoned and therefore got denied. Petition has never been abandoned and all info was provided on time.
You must file an I-290B within 30 days of the date of the decision letter and the reason for filing the appeal or motion to reconsider is fact specific to the reasons for the denial in the USCIS decision letter. Your chances of success without an attorney is slight and you really should consult...Read more »
You should consult with a post-conviction criminal attorney who can help. Depending on your particular set of facts, you could seek a Penal Code section 17 motion to reduce your felony to a misdemeanor, if the criminal statue is a "wobbler," or you could ask for a certificate of...Read more »
When you say someone is "wishing you death" that is not necessarily a crime or a tort. The mere wishing someone was dead is not the same as making a direct threat to end someone's life. Your question was answered previously in that if you wanted to sue the person civilly for damages,...Read more »
They have finally received notification to schedule their interviews at the US embassy. I understand there is an amount to pay per person. They all have children. During these past 15 years one of the children, my nephew, is now 22 years old. Can my nephew still be included in this process or is it... Read more »
About a 2 years ago i was diagnosed with Lymphoma and applied for disability and hired a lawyer, due to an issue it got delayed about a year till this march/april. at the time from the way things were going i had assumed i would be right as rain and back to normal within a month from what the test... Read more »
If you are collecting both SSDI and unemployment insurance you could have a problem because you told Social Security, under penalty of perjury, that you were unable to work due to your disability. Then you told your state unemployment department, also under the penalty of perjury, that you were...Read more »
Overt Acts were alleged in the information, but jury never made a finding on any of the overt acts that were alleged. The jury never stated on the vertical form whether or not an OVERT ACT was committed or if any of the overt Acts were proven Beyond A Reasonable Doubt.
The jury is not required to state on the verdict form whether an overt act was committed. This fact finding in implicit in a guilty verdict as the overt act is one of the required elements of the charged offense. Those elements would be contained within the CALCRIM instruction, you example number...Read more »
I called probation and left a message for her the day of my court date (a friend of mine saw I was on the list) I also called my lawyer and the court. My probation officer's voicemail said she was not back till the 18th of June and my lawyer never called me back. I was never scheduled for the... Read more »
You need to call the criminal clerk at the county court house and tell them what you just wrote. In most counties, the procedure is to file a single page form asking the court to recall the warrant, the clerk will place your matter on the court's docket. Go to court and when your case is...Read more »
all he did was the first paperwork. i was the one asking uscis what was going in and in the email uscis sent me it has another lawyer name then the one i was paying and the one thats on my contract. hes not wanting to refund me anything
You would need to first demand your money back directly from the attorney you hired. It would be best if you placed your complaint in a letter, describing in detail why you believe you are entitled to the refund. Your attorney may agree with you, or provide a partial refund, or deny your claim...Read more »
You have not retained an attorney to represent you in the court proceedings. In immigration court, you are not entitled to have an attorney appointed if you cannot afford one, you must find a private attorney on your own.
My name is Jesus, I have a lawsuit going on right now, case number.
I had 4 lawyer sent may 6 2016, I going to be honest with you the 1st lawyer was a jerk with me he had the case for about 3months, I was my choice to leave him, the 2nd one there was a language... Read more »
Thanks for your time on this question. I have been in the States for 8+ years on H1B. Two of my past US employers got my I140 approved in 2013 and 2016 respectively. I am Indian and it will take ages for my priority date to go current. I will be changing jobs a few times in the next several years.... Read more »
Short answer is yes. The i-140 is based upon the employer petitioning on your behalf. You are the beneficiary of the visa petition. In your query you state "it will take years for my priority date to go current." I am assuming that your preference is something less than first, as a first...Read more »
This is a tricky question as your boyfriend's conviction might trigger the Walsh Act, Especially if he is a mandatory 290 registrant, or needs to register as a sexual offender. You need to consult with an experienced immigration attorney to answer this question.
Hello, my husband (U.S. citizen) and I (EU citizen) are currently applying for a marriage visa for the U.S. We have been married for 3 years now and we have been living in Germany since. Since we are planning on moving to the U.S. soon, we filed an I-130 application.
Assuming your United States citizen spouse files his tax returns in the US, he will need to show that his income is sufficient to support the intending immigrant, you. Alternatively, if your spouse has sufficient accumulated wealth, i.e., bank accounts, investments, real estate, etc., you will need...Read more »
If you are an undocumented teenager, not by choice, and you can't get a license to drive, how can you park at your high school? Should high schools in Tennessee be asking for driver's licenses? is there a legal way to fight this? This person just wants to be a normal teenager that drives... Read more »
The root issue underlying your questions really is, "Should an unlicensed teenage driver be given a parking permit at their high school?" Under the law, the clear answer is no. An unlicensed driver should not be driving a car for any possible reason.
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