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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: How can the Asylum Clock be restarted ?

The asylum clock stopped after I attended the hearing in New York immigration court, and when I applied for work authorization, it was denied because of the stopped clock

Caridad Pastor
Caridad Pastor
answered on May 21, 2024

There are many reasons and asylum clock might be stopped. Depending on that reason you may be able to request for the clock to start again, or if it was incorrectly stop, you may request that it be restarted. I suggest you call lawyer to assist with that.

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Q: My husband was denied a A US visa because 2009 he was living in Barbados and use a false document in Barbados so when

So when he went to the US Embassy in Guyana they asked him questions and he forgot all about the case almost 15 years ago so they denied him would this affect the i-130a form?

Caridad Pastor
Caridad Pastor
answered on Mar 30, 2024

It appears he was denied due to a misrepresentation. If so he might need a waiver. Misrepresentation cases are complex matters. I would need to know what type of visa he applied for and a copy of the denial he was given at the embassy to answer you more adequately. You can contact me at... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: What steps are needed for a U.S. citizen to marry an ecuadorian?

This is probably a long shot to get help but I want to marry my Ecuadorian fiance in Ecuador. I understand some of things I need to do before we marry but from one person says I need to become an ecuadorian citizen and get a cédula. Another is my fiance has two daughters and he needs a sworn... View More

Caridad Pastor
Caridad Pastor
answered on Feb 14, 2024

Thank you for contacting our office. The main question I have is where are you both going to live once married. If in Ecuador, you need an Ecuadorian immigration attorney. If in the USA, you need a US immigration attorney. Does he want to move the children with him to the USA? Otherwise you... View More

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Q: I'm a US Citizen and I want to petition my brother to come the USA but he's married. Can i still petition for him?

My brother is married but I want to bring him to the USA but I read somewhere that I can't but I also read that if you're a Citizen then you can. Can i petition him and his kid?

Caridad Pastor
Caridad Pastor
answered on Jan 2, 2024

As a U.S. citizen, you can petition for your brother. Whether his kid is included depends on whether he qualifies as a derivative. The waits for sibling petitions are very long so keep that in mind.

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Q: On my I-94 it said entry until April 2024 and class of admissions is DT. What is DT? What are my options I got married?

While on DT status

Caridad Pastor
Caridad Pastor
answered on Oct 21, 2023

DT is a parole and it stands for parole issued at Port of Entry. You state you are already married. As long as it is a real marriage and not just for immigration purposes you have a few options. Best to consult with an immigration attorney.

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Q: I am a LPR who has been served NTA on abandonment of status charges

I have been outside the US for close to 8 years. I got served NTA when I flew into the US. I have every intention to live in the US now. My court hearing will be in Texas but I have now moved to New York.

- what are the chances of my motion to change court venue being granted?

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Caridad Pastor
Caridad Pastor
answered on Oct 17, 2023

Your case is very complex and usually when you remain outside the USA for 8 years you are considered to have abandoned your LPR status. However, the final decision is up to the Immigration Judge. I strongly suggest you hire an immigration lawyer because these are not easy cases.

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Q: is Food truck busines could be approved for E2 visa application? truck cost about 100k

is it possible to get approval on a Food truck busines for E2 visa application by buy a Food truck cost 100k , 6 employees working?

Caridad Pastor
Caridad Pastor
answered on Oct 17, 2023

In order to be able to apply for an E2 you must be in valid immigration status in the USA and you must be from a treaty country. If you meet at least those requirements, you might qualify for an E2. I suggest you consult an immigration attorney for further assistance.

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