My family traveled to the US about 5 years ago and at the airport they realized it wasn't just to visit, but it was to stay and live in the country. They were going to send us back but they said that if we applied for a political asylum from Spain we'd be able to stay for the years that... Read more »
Not unless you have a work authorization card. PA DMV always asks for proof of immigration status. With a valid employment authorization card, you can obtain a driver's license in PA. Otherwise, unless you are an asylee, permanent resident or US citizen, it would not likely be possible.
There is an undocumetned immigrant who has been in the country for 4 years. If she gets married with a US citizen, can she still get deported? If it's possible, what are the chances, or what could cause a deportation?
The marriage is real, and the person has no criminal history at all.... Read more »
Yes, it's possible, what whether or not removal proceedings would be initiated against a person (or have been in the past) is a case-by-case analysis that should be done by an immigration attorney. Being married to a US citizen for many is the first step in trying to become a permanent...Read more »
If the undocumented immigrant marries a US Citizen, is there a chance to still get deported after being married and successfully passing the interview and receiving a green card? Can the person still be deported, or after marrige the laws are protecting that person and there is no way to get... Read more »
USCIS usually takes the position that the person is in a period of authorized stay once they file for their adjustment of status (green card). If your spouse came on ESTA, and has overstayed the 90 day period, you should contact an immigration attorney as soon as possible for a consultation. ESTA...Read more »
there is talk that we cannot till October,? what i meant is Visa numbers in the EB2 category will be unavailable until October,according to recent USCIS Buletin. My country has no date issues? and i have I140 approved?
I had already applied for his greencard, but the case is frozen at the moment because we don't know what to do since he recently came here illegally. Does he have to be here with me in Georgia and see an attorney to help us with his green card since I applied from here in Georgia??
Unfortunately, more information is needed. I would at least consult with an attorney. If you don't live together, and you both live in the USA, you should be prepared to explain why you aren't living together.
The filing fee for a permanent resident or US citizen to file for their spouse that the US government charges is $535. In addition, lawyers charge fees to prepare if you hired an attorney. It depends on a number of factors in terms of length of time the process would take. Consider consulting...Read more »
Assuming you are a permanent resident or US citizen, you can file for the 19 year old. If you haven't started the process for the 21 year old, its ok, but his or her case may take longer if they have aged out. Consider discussing with an attorney.
I'm filling out the i864 now and I'm really confused on what to do. He just never filed taxes this yr. said he didn't want to. Idk about this tax situation to give an input so I just left it alone. He makes enough to support us ( me and 2 kids) but how do we prove that? His current... Read more »
If he is working, he has to file taxes. There is really no way around that unless he has no income. If he didn't have an income for 2016, in theory he wouldn't need to file, but yes, you would still need a joint sponsor (assuming your husband is a US citizen and filing for you).
I am a green card holder and I marry my long time girlfriend this year after I get into US. My son was born born in 2010 before we get married so I need to know the proper way to file a petition to bring them into USA.
I'm very sorry for your loss. Yes, you can file an I-360 even if you never filed an I-130 (assuming you don't remarry and assuming you weren't legally separated at the time of your spouse's death). Please also keep in mind that you must file the I-360 petition within 2 years...Read more »
I held the J-1 visa for my internship a few years ago. Both the DS-2019 form and the J-1 visa note that 'Not subject to the two-year residency requirement', and 'Bearer is NOT subject to the section 212(e)'. Moreover, the subject/field code is 15.0000, which is not on the Skill... Read more »
Long story short. My boyfriend was born in the Czech Republic and brought to the U.S when he was 3. He grew up in the U.S and went to back to Czech once (not by choice) when he was 17. He reentered the U.S when he was 18 on a 90 day esta. And being young and dumb overstayed it by 2 years. We both... Read more »
I was out of the country for more than 2 years due i received an approved Travel document which allowed me to stay and study out of the US territory. Actually my fiance lives in Panama which is where we met, we have been together for about 15 months so far. I want her to come and marry me here, cuz... Read more »
Hi, my green card interview today was put for further review regarding a testimony on my B2 visa which I said I was married at that time while infact I was divorced but we are reconciliating...Please advise course of action...
It really depends what the officer told you. In these situations, USCIS sometimes takes the position that you would require an I-601 waiver of inadmissibility if they are saying that you misrepresented yourself at the US consulate when you obtained your tourist visa. Consider scheduling a...Read more »
My USC husband petitioned for me in '91, I130 was approved in '92. I was deported '91, and reentered in '93 and have remained ever since. Will there be an issue if I try to adjust status based on our 1992 application? Or am I able to adjust even though I was deported in '91 and reentered in '93?
Possibly. The immigration laws were different before IIRIRA passed congress and was signed into law. This occurred in 1996. I would encourage you to consult with an attorney for a complete case evaluation.
I am 22 right now and my mother just received her green card. She is going to start her application for me as soon as possible. Do you know on average how long it usually takes for an unmarried child to receive his or her green card?
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