Will he have to leave the us to get his green card?
answered on Jun 2, 2017
The answer to your question depends on whether her son is a minor or over 21. It also depends on whether her son is married or single. You might look into whether your fiance's mother is eligible for citizenship in order to help her son.
answered on May 17, 2017
The short answer is: potentially yes. You can read more about this issue here:https://fam.state.gov/fam/09FAM/09FAM040311.html
answered on Jan 26, 2017
From the date of your admission as a permanent resident (usually the date your green card is issued).
My uncle has an I-130 approved based on his USC sister. It was approved in 1998. However he also has a Voluntary Departure dated December 27, 2001. He did not leave the country. Is there anything that can be done for him? Does he have to leave the country? Can he just apply for... Read more »
answered on Jan 24, 2017
The failure to leave on Voluntary Departure probably converted to a Removal order (deportation order). Talk to an attorney before filing any application for adjustment of status. If there is a removal order, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services will not be able to approve the case and he... Read more »
Can I still apply for certificate of citizenship?
answered on Jan 12, 2017
Most citizenship laws involve analyzing information you have not provided such as your date of birth, how your father became a citizen etc. I recommend sharing this private information in a personal consultation. Good luck!
Her greencard was taken away in India. I sponsored her once again as she arrived on visitor visa for 6 months (Nov 2016). To obtain her greencard once again, do I reapply from the original greencard that is no longer with us or do I reapply for a new greencard by the starting process again? My... Read more »
answered on Jan 7, 2017
There is no provision to sponsor grandparents for green cards. Only U.S. adult children may sponsor their parents for permanent residency (green cards).
I traveled to meet my fiance in India and now he would like to come on a tourist visa to meet my parents before coming back on a K1 visa (two separate trips, separated by a few months). Will applying for a tourist visa impact his eligibility for a K1 visa or vice versa? Should we wait to apply for... Read more »
answered on Jan 2, 2017
As long as your fiancé intends to return to India after coming on the tourist visa, they should be able to pursue the K-1 later. However, he may be denied a tourist visa since it seems he intends to immigrate to the US in order to be with you permanently. Talk to a lawyer to know the rules around... Read more »
How can it be done for us(my child and me) without losing my status?
Yes , I do know we must divorce first of all. The marriage took place in my home country. Let's says I somehow divorce from my husband. However, as soon as we divorce, will I automatically fall out of status so that... Read more »
answered on Jan 1, 2017
You are going to need to act very carefully to preserve your status. For example, changing to your own F-1 requires that you be in lawful non-immigrant status. If the divorce is finalized before you are granted an F-1, then your change of status may be denied. Consult with an attorney.
I'm exchange visitor, in my DS-2019 the consul officer didn't mark area where to show if you’re subject or not, but my J entry visa says "Bearer is not subject to section 212 (E), two year rule does not apply. I want to end my program earlier. I can end my program as au pair when I... Read more »
answered on Dec 15, 2016
If your boyfriend is a legal permanent resident, you risk being out of status if you end your program early and remain in the US.
which form goes first to fill out and send
Form I-601A or I-130?
answered on Dec 7, 2016
You must have an approved Form I-130 (or an immigrant visa available to you) in order to file Form I-601A. Therefore, it is usually the I-130. Make sure you are eligible to file Form I-601A though.
answered on Dec 6, 2016
It will depend on his age whether he can get a green card here in the U.S. at the same time as mother or have to wait.
answered on Dec 3, 2016
It depends. They are valid for either 2 years or 10 years. The 2 year cards are for conditional residents. You can read more about that here: http://www.bgimmigration.com/2016/03/18/how-to-renew-conditional-residency-card/
answered on Nov 25, 2016
I'm sorry to hear about your husband's arrest. You should be able to find where he is detained by using this online locator: https://locator.ice.gov/odls/homePage.do Otherwise, contact the Chicago ICE office. You can find their number here: https://www.ice.gov/contact/ero
My fianse used to live in chicago he left to Mexico without being deported. Can i get married and bring him with I-130. No criminal record.
answered on Nov 17, 2016
It depends on how long your fiance lived in Chicago before he left to Mexico and what his status was during that time. I can explain whether or not your filing for an I-130 will work before you spend money on filing fees in a consultation. Good luck!
So, Besides whole package which will be filled in for me (I-485, I-130, I-765 and I-693 medical). I got answer they need separate I-130 for each. Do they need any additional applications?
answered on Nov 16, 2016
Yes because they are considered immediate relatives.
answered on Oct 19, 2016
It depends on the type of visa she uses to visit. Generally, a visitor visa can permit entry up to 6 months unless it is a visa waiver entry. Then she can only stay up to 90 days. However, if you are planning to get married, she may not be eligible to enter on a temporary visa.
i am a pernament resident through marriage, i have my 2 daughters here with a visa b12, i want to petition them, can i do it with my conditional resident? My husband cant since he is away and by the time he comes their visa will expire. can i petition them under my conditional status?
do i... Read more »
answered on Oct 17, 2016
Their B1/B2 visas will likely expire before they will be eligible to receive their green cards in the U.S. through you.
My grandfather (65 y/o) is a legal citizen of the US, who recently got into an accident and now needs permanent care. My father (42 y/o), who is a citizen of Lithuania, plans to apply for the 'Sons and daughters' permanent green card. If he is approved, he will have to live in the states... Read more »
answered on Oct 11, 2016
If your father becomes a lawful permanent resident and you are unmarried, he can petition for you to recurve a green card. There is a wait, though.
how do i include my daughters to the case to make them permanent resident. ? what forms i need to file?
answered on Oct 6, 2016
You can file an I-130 immediate relative petition for them or if they are eligible, your U.S. citizen spouse can file an I-130 immediate relative petition. However, if you do it, they must remain here legally the whole time the case is pending (which could be about 2 years). Please consider... Read more »
Will this impact my ability to get my citizenship?
answered on Oct 5, 2016
They likely do not make her ineligible to apply for you unless they relate a minor. However, that does not mean they cannot have an impact on your case.
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