We both have green card and about to apply for citizenship application form N-400 . I have a biological child age, born outside of USA and came here in 2016 . Is she eligible to apply for CITIZENSHIP application with us ? is yes, what type of form she need to fill?
If you naturalize before she turns 18, and she lives with you and you have custody of her, she should automatically acquire citizenship pursuant to the Child Citizenship Act of 2000. But to make sure, please consult with an attorney.
I am in Philadelphia on a student visa. I completed my Optional Practical Training, and my work permit expired July 9, but I have a two month grace period to leave the country. However Venezuela is not admitting international flights due to the pandemic. I don't want to overstay my visa and... Read more »
My parents immigrant visa petition has been approved by USCIS and send to NVC. They are in USA on visitor visa and I am thinking about filing i-485 so they dont have to travel back and forth in this environment.
I met a girl online in venezuela. I'm working on getting her a B2 tourist visa to come to the US so we can meet. She's doing that in colombia. Once she is here visiting me and we develop a relationship, it is possible that I might decide to marry her. But no guarantee.
Unfortunately, while you could start the process of the fiancee visa, you cannot change her status from B-2 to K-1 (fiancee) from the USA. K-1 visas are only issued abroad. As you state, you might decide to marry her. If that occurs, consider contacting an attorney to discuss.
You did technically overstay since the filing was rejected. However, I doubt it will have any consequences. Unlawful presence is most problematic when a person remains in the USA and is trying to change status to another visa or adjust status. However that is not the case with you. For those...Read more »
The couple is 13 years apart and the man is of illegal status. Will there be any complications in the process of trying to get married? Also let's say the girl is trying to get a legal status for her parents, will her getting married affect that as well?
The age difference shouldn't matter. The key for marriage based immigration is that the marriage has to be "bona fide", which means that the marriage cannot only be for immigration purposes. They have to want to be married to each other even if you remove immigration from the...Read more »
My mother was denied for her immigrant visa. The officer says that she lives in the us as illegal for more than 180 days. My mother never came to us. Please help me to know what to do. How I prove that she wasn't here. I requested the CD with all her information and nothing appears there. I am... Read more »
The filing fee is $465 for the I-824. You need to file the I-824 to get your I-130 to the National Visa Center if you didn't receive invoices from the NVC. Without the invoices from the NVC, you can't file the 601A waiver. Also, consider working with an attorney because 601a waivers...Read more »
Recently Trump stopped the use of "Advanced Parole" for DACA and that limits the possibilty of going that route. I was brought to the USA illegally when I was 9 is there another route I can go for obtaining a GC without having to exit the country for months
You won't have to exit for months. If you entered without inspection as a 9 year old, you can file an I-601A waiver after your I-130 is approved. After that, if the I-601A is approved and the consular appointment is scheduled, you would spend 2-3 weeks in your home country. Contact an...Read more »
The family home is taken over by the gang. The couple is elderly and in poor health. They have no home to return to. The couple are Jehovahs Witness. They have family residing legally in US. Unfortunately the family has no funds to apply through a legal firm for the Asylum
Possibly. They should contact non-profit organizations such as Nationalities Service Center or HIAS for assistance preparing an asylum application. Also, some private lawyers take pro bono cases depending on the facts or circumstances.
I have not started his process as of yet. He used to live in the U.S went to school and had a greencard which he let expire and never renewed. Once he left to canada for a vacation he was not allowed back in 3 years ago. We filled out waivers and petions to get granted entry but today he tried to... Read more »
You can file a CBP FOIA request (Customs and Border Protection) (Freedom of Information Act) to figure out what happened if your husband doesn't have the paperwork. If he does have the paperwork from when he was denied entry at the border, that may not be necessary. Either way you should...Read more »
I'm sorry that your boyfriend was picked up. Do you have a lawyer? If not, I would recommend discussing this case with an attorney. The Judges in York don't automatically give people bonds, especially when there is a criminal history. He has a better chance to get bond if he is...Read more »
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