Was the abuse ever reported to the police or other law enforcement? I strongly encourage you and your mother to consult with a licensed, experienced immigration attorney (and not an unlicensed notary or consultant) about your situations. There is not enough information here to...Read more »
There is a lot of misleading and outright false information circulating about immigration based on length of time in the United States. Although it is possible to immigrate based on residency time if there are no other inadmissibilty bars or eligibilty concerns, a person doing so...Read more »
The answer to this question actually is very fact-specific and would depend on the kind of visa, the position, the applicant's experience, and many other factors. It would be best for you to consult with a licensed, experienced business immigration lawyer about your specific facts...Read more »
Withholding of removal is for people in U.S. Immigration Court proceedings who do not qualify for asylum for various reasons, but who can still prove that they are at risk of persecution if they are sent back to their home country. As you likely have noticed, there are many complex...Read more »
Trying to terminate proceedings or obtain lawful permanent residency or other relief from removal in court proceedings is a complex process involving a number of issues and factors too detailed to discuss in an on-line forum. For example, factors that would be relevant include (among...Read more »
There are a number of reasons a hearing may be cancelled and rescheduled. Sometimes, the court has a conflict with another case or the judge's schedule. If an interpreter is needed, it may be that an interpreter for the correct language is not available. As well, cases may be moved...Read more »
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