I am a Legal Permanent Resident in the United States and I am ready to file for naturalization by filing form N400. I wanted to know in your experience which form of application is better, the online application, or the paper mail-in application? Why?
My case was approved in December 2018 and I received the I797 approval notice, but NVC never received it to continue with consular processing (I am abroad) despite the submitted and approved I-140 for my case included the request to continue in consulate. It has been over 18 months and NVC has not... Read more »
My I-130 petition was approved years ago, and I am in the F2B category (Unmarried daughter of a permanent resident). I know I cannot get married, but what will happen if I get pregnant while I wait for my green card? Thank you in advance!!
I'm applying for naturalization and have filled out form N-400 except for a few questions. My spouse was married 20 years ago and the form is asking for the birth date of the ex-spouse and a few other questions that are difficult or impossible to answer. We have no way of finding this person.... Read more »
I need to extend my B2 Visa (using form I-539) because international borders are closed and I cannot fly-out of USA due to COVID-19 situation. Do I really need to pay the $450 fee even though it's a special situation that's out of my control or can I use the I-912 Fee Waiver? I don't... Read more »
My son was born in Mexico. I was born in California. He became U.S. Citizen Abroad through me at age 3. He has been convicted of a felony and now ICE has put a hold on him for when he gets release in June.
I want to know if he can get deported or if not how can I prove his citizenship to... Read more »
I petitioned my wife and she also filed her AOS together with the I -130, she was in J1 visa. Unfortunately, it was rejected twice and because she wasn't able to send the form I-944. She is now out of status, but her visa is NOT subject to a 2 year home residency rule. Now if we will try... Read more »
The answer depends on your age and your country of citizenship. At this point, your mom can only file a visa petition on your behalf, which could be OK, if you are lawfully in the United States. Also, if you are under 21, the process is quicker than if you are under 21. If you are over 21, and your...Read more »
My spouse is a college student. In 2017, my spouse made about $3,000 from employment, while I made about $14,000. In 2018, my spouse made about $3,000 and I made about $4,000 from employment. In 2019, we got married and filed a joint tax return for the year. In 2019, she made about $1,000 from... Read more »
Assuming all income is lawfully made—that is, you were eligible to work in the United States and did so lawfully—you should be OK. You have substantial assets, which is helpful, too. Without knowing your particular circumstances, however, it is hard to say for certain. Your best bet would be to...Read more »
I was arrested for domestic battery in Indiana. I am F1-student. I don't think i did anything that would hurt her and even if it did it was unintentional. I was not charged at the moment. University has not taken any action yet, but I am hearing they will. Does it violate my visa status? I... Read more »
You’ll want a good criminal defense attorney who can help you navigate the criminal justice system and help you get the charges dropped or the case dismissed, or at the very least a reduction in charges. You might not get deported, but your visa could get canceled so that the next time you come...Read more »
If your green card has expired or is within 6 months of expiring, you need to renew your green card before applying for citizenship. You can try to file without renewing (it is not necessary to wait for approval of the renewal; just send a copy of the receipt notice), and it is possible, likely, in...Read more »
My mother's parents weren't married. Her father died before she was born. Her mother lied to her about her father. In 2017, my mother took a DNA test and found her half-sister and a few cousins, through that she found out that her father was American. I am wondering if I can obtain... Read more »
It's possible. You will need to determine if he passed citizenship on to your mother first, and then it must be determined if she, in turn, passed it on to you. An immigration attorney could help with the analysis.
In a week, it is 1 year and 1 day I have been living in the US and I am supposed to send my documents to USCIS to apply for my residence under Cuban Adjust Act Immigrant Program. Does the new Trump's executive order, pausing 60 days Immigration Green Card Processing affect me? If yes, should I... Read more »
My wife currently is pregnant and due date is June of 2020; She's permanent Resident of US but she's currently located in Moscow, Russia; Im US Citizen currently in US. Due to COVID-19 the travel is restricted now and she might not be able to return to US in time to deliver... Read more »
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