My grandmother in her 80s; she is retired and therefore not seeking employment nor full citizenship. Her son (my father) died before my mother and I immigrated to the US. My mother is now remarried. I am my grandmother's only direct relative with American citizenship.Can I sponsor her for legal... Read more »
It is wonderful that you are interested in trying to sponsor your elderly grandmother. However, the grandparent / grandchild relationship unfortunately does not result in eligibility for family sponsored lawful permanent residence.
Perhaps your grandmother could benefit from another...Read more »
Good Afternoon. As a Permanent Resident since 2006, I accidently voted in presidential election in 2008 (I didn't know back then that its a deportable offense. I would have never done it if I knew how serious this is)) . I’ve never applied for a citizenship so I guess I’m way pass statutory... Read more »
Unlawful voting or otherwise making a false claim to United States citizenship is a serious violation that carries with it severe immigration consequences. Misconduct of this nature constitutes a ground of inadmissibility, as well as a basis for placement in removal proceedings. Under the...Read more »
Congratulations on your marriage! You are able to adjust your status from that of a tourist to to that of a lawful permanent resident (LPR) based upon your marriage to a U.S. citizen. In fact, your legal entry into the United States would excuse any unlawful presence or unlawful employment in this...Read more »
The first step would be for your U.S. citizen spouse to file with USCIS a Form I-130, "Petition for Alien Relative," as well as supporting documentation establishing that your marriage is genuine. In addition, you would need to file a Form I-485, "Application to Register Permanent Residence or...Read more »
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