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Q: Is it Illegal to print up a fake DNA results paper that says a made-up person is the father

Nazanin Ghazi answered on May 14, 2019

I think it is fair to assume that whenever a fake anything is presented to represent something that is otherwise false, there might be both civil and criminal consequences. Of course additional information would be helpful to better answer.

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Q: What form do I fill out to change my last name on all my court documents for my Family Law case in CA?

I am doing a modification for Child Custody and have remarried since the last time we went to court. I want my court documents and the judge to address me by my current last name instead of my ex-husband’s.

Nazanin Ghazi answered on Apr 11, 2019

The option to change your last name and to go back to using your maiden name was given to you when the divorce proceeding had started. You might want to take a look at your final judgment documents to see if this was already ordered by the court. If it was, then there is nothing for you to do. If... Read more »

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Q: I'm US citizen. My spouse is in the US with valid I94. If we file I-130, is it safe to travel outside for 2 weeks?

My spouse get tourist visa before we've got married 4 years ago, and was visiting the US about 5 times since that, never work in US and never over stay. The visa is still good for the next 5 years. Is there anything else what could create an issue to reenter US after I-130 is filed? Is it mandatory... Read more »

Nazanin Ghazi answered on Apr 11, 2019

Unless your husband has a currently valid visa allowing him to re-enter, the answer is probably no. Additional information is needed to give you a solid answer. To be safe, it is best to consult with an immigration attorney where you provide all the details of the case, before he leaves the US in... Read more »

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Q: My mother has been in the U.S. for over 25 years undocumented. What are her odds of becoming a resident?

She gave birth to me in the U.S. and I'm now over 21. She was issued an old state ID which is now expired and is unsure as to where she stands.

Nazanin Ghazi answered on Apr 10, 2019

I strongly recommend you speak to an Immigration attorney as soon as possible so that he/she can discuss the specifics of your case and explain how you can help her obtain lawful residency here. There are definitely options available as you are a US Citizen and over the age of 21. But you'd have... Read more »

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Q: F1 Masters student. I was offered a contract job as a dietitian. Can I take on this job?

This job is hiring me as a contract dietitian, it doesn't require EAD, just SSN, which I have. I cannot apply for CPT right now because I am not enrolled in an internship class. Can I still take on this job and receive income? If so, what form (w8?) should I be filling out?

Nazanin Ghazi answered on Mar 29, 2019

F-1 students may not work off-campus during the first academic year, but are able to accept on-campus employment subject to certain conditions and restrictions. After the first academic year, F-1 students may engage in three types of off-campus employment:

1. Curricular Practical Training...
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