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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Illinois on
Q: I want to apply for my parents green card i am us citizen. I dont have employment so can i qualify to apply if i dont

Have a source of income for my affidavit of support to show . Can i show my husbands salary in the affidavit of support?

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on May 9, 2022

Yes you absolutely can petition for them and your spouse can act as cosignor. He will need to complete form I864A. Consult with an attorney for guidance.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Washington on
Q: How do I prove when I left the country in 2000?

I submitted my i485 adjustment of status application. They responded to me with an RFE asking for proof of when I left the US in the year 2000.

I no longer have the passport that I used when exiting the country. I have put in two CBP FOIA requests as well as a USCIS FOIA request. All of... Read more »

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on May 5, 2022

The FOIA is good but that doesn’t provide the information, you will need to provide a notarized statement explaining the situation. May be worthwhile to have an attorney review and assist with this response. Good luck!

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Do I need to fill out Form I-407? If I do, can I reapply for Green Card

I am an NZ citizen. I have been married to a US citizen for 6 years. We lived in the USA together for 5 of those years but moved to NZ in 2021 due to a career opportunity for my husband. We are beginning to make plans to permanently move back to the USA, now that we have had a baby. I believe... Read more »

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on May 5, 2022

You may need to apply for a returning resident visa rather than reapplying for residency altogether depending on the length of time you were outside of the US and the basis for the departure. Best to consult with an attorney for guidance.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Hi I filed a petition for my wife and stepdaughter but so far only one has been scheduled for interview

Her interview is set for this June 3 but I’m wondering if I have to be their for her interview and then also go to the other two petition seperetly after they are scheduled or should I reschedule the youngest interview the interview is Dominican Republic and it’s a I-130. For all three all the... Read more »

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on May 4, 2022

Yes, you should attend a marriage based interview if filed in the US through adjustment of status. It would be worthwhile to understand what happens at time of interview as well. Good luck!

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Do I have to pay fees for employment authorization renewal application

Immigration law

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on May 4, 2022

Yes you will most likely need to pay the I765 fees for renewal but you can confirm using the USCIS fee calculator.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I married a America citizen but I my previous married i have a daughter who is 5 year old my wife would like to put it

The paper work , what do need to put her in petition. Also because is 5 , does she get a interview also

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on Aug 31, 2017

More information is needed such as your manner of entry into the US. If legal you would be adjustment eligible and would need to file I130, I130A, I485, I864, with all supporting documents. It is worthwhile to consult with an attorney. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts on
Q: What will happen to the already filled cases under the Raise Act recently introduced by the president?

For a married son/daughter who already has a case filled, does it mean that, if it indeed the bill passes, they would see their application vanish? What will happen to the waiting line?

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on Aug 29, 2017

The bill has not been passed so there would be no impact on pending family based immigration petitions.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts on
Q: Hi there, My husband's interview date is set for mid September however he is currently getting treatment.

Do we have to postone the interview because of this health issue, kidney stones and slight fatty liver. He is currently getting treatment for it.

Thank you

Namita Agarwal
Namita Agarwal
answered on Aug 29, 2017

Yes - if you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment you should reschedule with a written request.

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