I am a 17 year old living in Texas who was brought into the united states illegally at the age of about 14 months, I have never had a father figure due to the fact that he abandoned my mother and I, a bit after my birth [in Mexico], and am really looking for a way to legalize myself due to the fact... Read more »
I am an F1 student pursuing an undergraduate degree in business management at Georgia Tech. Due to unstable mental health, I was academically dismissed and SEVIS was terminated on August 27. I later petitioned to the Faculty, and the dismissal was revoked on medical grounds on December 12. So now I... Read more »
My husband is trying to get his citizenship but has a domestic charge from 2009 (I was the victim) and possession (less than 5g) from 2013. We tried to go through a lawyer previously who scammed us of our money. He applied for citizenship prior to us being married but was denied. What can we do?... Read more »
I am married to an american citizen for 10 years prior to coming to the US, in 2018, on an L1-A (manager transfer) visa. I received my green card last December of 2019 after a petition for alien relative.
I understand naturalization has a 3 years wait time before applying, after obtaining... Read more »
I'm getting married in May, and I am also graduating from my MBA in May (I have a F-1 visa). I'm planning on applying for the OPT soon and applying for the green card right after the wedding in May. How does it work if my OPT start date is in June, for example, and I apply for the green card at the... Read more »
First, it doesn’t make sense to apply for an EAD through adjustment right off, since you will have a current EAD. If your OPT EAD comes to within four months of expiring, and your green card has not yet been approved, you can apply for a new green card based on a pending adjustment application at...Read more »
I'm getting married in May and applying for the green card right after, but I was wondering if I can have issues with my future wife changing her last name to mine since on my passport, they put my middle name with my last name My last name on my birth certificate is different from the... Read more »
I’m an international student and my husband is a green card holder, he is scheduled to be deployed in March and is wanting to file for a spousal green card. We’ve been married 8months now, however I’m still in status as I’m enrolled. How do we go about it? The uscis website says we should... Read more »
The first step is for him to file the visa petition. If you are still lawfully in the country by the time the priority date comes current, you can adjust status here in the US. If your husband is still deployed, it is possible to attend the interview without him being there.
I immigrated to the US in 2002 and became a US citizen in 2008. My friend now wants to immigrate as well and has around $200K to invest in a business here. He is from South Africa and used to be in law enforcement and security. Due to the political conditions, extremely high crime rate, everyday... Read more »
I'm a senior in high school and I am currently on a L2 visa until 2022, and I want to study aviation in the US. I was talking to an admissions counselor and she told me "Aviation Pilot is NOT an approved program for those seeking an F-1 visa at this time". Does that mean I can only train for 2... Read more »
My fiance and I've been in relastionship for more than a year. We are living together (6+ months) and engaged for about 3+ months. She is a US citizen and has never been married. Has a 6 year old kid. Both of us have good jobs. I'm currently on H1-B and never out of status. My GC is filed under... Read more »
Got an NOID for my marriage-based green card application/adjustment of status about 4 years ago and when I called the automated Immigration Courts hotline (1-800-898-7180) with my USCIS #, nothing came up. What could’ve happened? Why would they leave it hanging for that long instead of forwarding... Read more »
Hi I am from India. As per marriage certificate, my marriage date is 3rd April 2017. My son was born on 10th june 2017. Does this create any problem for H1B visa or green card? Will there be any questions asked regarding this?
In general, availing yourself to the protection of the country from which you are seeking asylum can be perceived as evidence that the danger is no longer an issue, and using your home country-issued passport could be perceived as that. To avoid issues, it would be safer to apply for a refugee...Read more »
I am currently living in California, I am undocumented and I am 18 years old. I have my Mexican passport and California DL, I was wondering if there is any way for me to travel to Canada legally. From what I’ve heard you can travel to Canada with a Mexican passport and a visitor visa, but in my... Read more »
I am sponsoring my spouse as a permanent resident and her interview is in two days. I completed NVC review process few months before with I-864 form but few days before I found that I need to fill I-864EZ form. Is it ok to take both the form I-864 and I-864EZ during interview or carrying just... Read more »
Page 8, Part 6 of the I-485 asks to indicate the total number of all living children, which includes stepchildren … my wife, who is my sponsor, has 3 adult children from previous marriages. Technically, they are my Stepchildren, but they are already US Citizens by birth. How do I proceed with this?
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