AS A child her Father ONLY- (dec-citizen), raised her inside the US. THEN She was 12 & forced into foster care. She had graduated HS, ALWAYS WORKED since age 17 or younger and always paid her taxes like ALL Americans SHOULD. She never has been on Assistance or has never asked the government for... Read more »
She might already be a USC, but without knowing more details it is impossible to say. If she is not, but if she entered lawfully and has a USC child over 21, then she might be eligible to adjust status. She should consult with an immigration attorney to see her options.
I am currently unemployed and therefore, do not meet the financial requirements to support my wife with our spouse visa application? Will a close neighbour with the required assets be able to co-sponsor her? She has previous felonies for drug related offences (she left prison over 5 years ago).... Read more »
Came to USA on 2019 October. Because of COVID and my health conditions I cannot go back to my country . My visa expires in 3 months. Since I am diagnosed with cancer recently (after coming here) and we don’t have treatment for my situation in our country , I want to stay here until I get... Read more »
We are going to different colleges in different states and will probably be doing long-distance for a while. Will this marriage be legitimate in Massachusetts? He is not American. If possible, I want him to live with me in America permanently.
We want to marry here in the USA. He will need to return to Mexico because of his job. I plan to go back with him after the wedding, and we will start the 1-130 Spouse visa petition from Mexico. Can we get married here with his tourist visa?
I have my green card residency for more than 20 years and I want to apply for my citizenship but I don't know if I can because I have a DUI on my background. What can I do and what is the process like?
It seems unlikely that a single DUI would negatively impact your application for citizenship. Applicants for citizenship must show 5 years of good moral character, so if the DUI was in the last five years you might want to wait until more than five years have passed. You will also want to make sure...Read more »
There are likely options, yes, but you really need to discuss what those are with an immigration attorney who is familiar with employment visas, both immigrant and nonimmigrant, to see if you are eligible for anything.
I'm a new graduate , green card holder with a decent job now and planning to bring my wife in US. Last year my total income was around $8000 but this year it is around $50000. IRS ask 21k per year for family of 2. Can I submit my document will only the last tax year or will I need to add both... Read more »
It depends. You might see what nonprofit agencies in your area provide. Attorneys also provide pro bono services from time to time. They challenge will be finding someone who has expertise in all three areas.
My grandmother filed an N-400(she's now a citizen) with my name on it as an adopted child but there is no adoption decree and I am over 21, but I do have a legal adoption decree from my home country with my aunt's(a US citizen) name on it , I submitted an I-160 for B2 visa and indicated... Read more »
That’s tricky. It might be easy, but if your mother comes to the US on a tourist visa knowing that she plans to immigration, that can be considered visa fraud. The safest thing to do is start with the petition then have her apply for an immigrant visa. Because she did accrue unlawful presence the...Read more »
Currently in OPT and TPS, OPT will expire soon. Entered USA with F-1 Visa. USCIS set-forth a notice saying TPS doesn't qualify for adjustment purposes if alien comes in without "inspection and admission or parole". And, also if travel is done using TPS then after returning back, the... Read more »
My Chinese girlfriend is pregnant with our child. We are planning to marry. She wants me to sponsor her with an I-864 so she can stay and raise our child together. The issue is that she has a child from a prior marriage who lives in China. If I sponsor her with the I-864, do I have to sponsor... Read more »
You do not need to sponsor the stepchild, no, unless you claim the child as a dependent.
The I-864 is a contract between you and the federal government that you will provide a certain level of financial support to the sponsored immigrant. If you want her to immigrate through you, you need...Read more »
My sister, who was 18 at the time my mom was being naturalized, got her citizenship through my mom. I wasn't able to because I couldn't get in touch with my separated dad as I was a minor and needed permission from both parents. Now that I'm 18 (I'm a permanent resident), do I... Read more »
My mother is a Mexican citizen. Her father is being taken off life support tomorrow here in the United States. Is there a permit she can get to cross the Orta border legally just to say her goodbyes and attend the funeral?
If she has not done so already, she can apply for a tourist visa. As part of the supporting documents that she will submit at the interview, she should show that this is an emergency issue, which should improve her chances of the visa getting approved. It won’t likely happen as fast she wants it...Read more »
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