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?
Are you a US citizen? If you are, that issue specifically wouldn't be a problem as long as your fiance was inspected and admitted (with a visa). Consider contacting an attorney to discuss in further detail.
Generally speaking, traffic violations shouldn't be problematic for naturalization, as long as the fines are paid, and as long as they are not DUIs. Consider a consultation with an immigration attorney for assistance.
My dad got arrested..he did his 7 days in prison and then ICE showed up and said they would take him to the immigration prison even though he had a DUI.. my dad isnt able to get a bond because he left the country but he left with permission from immigration because he has a TPS. He got his passport... Read more »
Your dad might be bond eligible. It depends which judge and how many arrests he has and when they occurred along with other equities. Is he in York County Prison? or Pike? If so, you should consult with an attorney before his next hearing before the Judge in York.
I would recommend you sit down with an immigration attorney in your area to discuss and evaluate your options. having a child born here doesn't per se give you status, but there maybe something you can do.
Hi, My girlfriend is a US citizen and she is working here. Im an Australian citizen on E3 visa. we want to get marry here in US. We both are divorced already and this is our second marriage. So please help me with the immigration process.. Thanks
I am with Employer A and he filed H1B and it's in process (I am currently on F1 OPT extension, and it expires in April next year) but I've got a better job offer with Employer B. Can i switch my Employer A to Employer B while my H1B is in process? If yes, how should I proceed with this?
I was married in 2012, I'm just waiting for my ex husband to sign the Devore paper, his in vacation outside the county, were separated since oct 2016, now I have a new relationship, his in the Philippines. I known him since I was in collage, now I want to be with him, and I don't know if... Read more »
Ask yourselves where you really want to get married. If you want to get married in the Phillippines and that takes a long time to coordinate, maybe consider K-1 visa and getting legally married in the USA and then returning to Phillippines at a later date to plan the wedding. as you can see there...Read more »
If they wait outside and are looking for an undocumented immigrant specifically, yes, they can take him and detain him. He would have his right to due process unless he has already had court and been deported in the past. They cannot enter your home without a warrant (court order), which they...Read more »
I am a permanent resident and got married last year. I applied for i90 for replacement of name in my GC last July with the married last name but processing is very slow it's been 7 months now and they are just processing the April 2016 applicants. I am now eligible to apply for citizenship and... Read more »
My boyfriend for 10 years, he is now going to file for citizenship and we was planning to get married before doing so, so he can claim me as his wife. Would it be possible to do it this way? We also have a 4 year old together. Thank you
Yes, it is. But not until he is a US citizen. You should consult with an immigration attorney about this however because it isn't a straight forward case. You will need to prove or attempt to prove how you entered, and that may be difficult. Do you have a copy of the passport you entered...Read more »
I am now 36 years old and I was 19 when I got this felony. I was convicted for robbery and finished my 2 year probation. I never renewed my green card. Can I possibly apply for citizenship or renew my green card?
You need to consult with an attorney in your state. These are very fact/state specific legal questions that could have severe consequences depending on how you approach this. Reach out to an AILA member in your area and request the services of an attorney to evaluate this for you.
I recently recieved a NOID regarding my change of status from B1/B2 to F1. I was curious to know what chances are there for the approval of the COS once the requested evidences are submitted? Does the NOID tend to change the director's decision? I would really appreciate your help!
I'm sorry, but that is not likely to be a viable option. Consider sitting down with an immigration attorney in your area to discuss in further detail. But generally speaking, if you overstay your visa and didn't have a prior application filed prior to 2001, it isn't an option....Read more »
He has been here for over 8 years and we have been together for 5 years he has no criminal record. He has a u-visa pending when he was a victim of a crime, he did fingerprinting and the pardon, but just married him what can happen with new laws now... can I... Read more »
You can file an I-130 petition if you are a US citizen. After the I-130 is approved, you would likely have two options: 1) wait until his U visa is approved and he is in status, or 2) evaluate whether he qualifies for 601A. Consider speaking with an attorney about these options.
I am asylum pending applicant. I have a lawyer. I was wondering if I have to use my lawyer for the EAD renewal process. I am confident I know what/where/how to file the application and the materials necessary and because I am a little strapped for cash I'd like to do this on my own without... Read more »
Are you a US citizen or Permanent Resident? If you are a US citizen, absolutely not. You will not lose your citizenship for divorcing him. If you are asking about losing green card, that is a bit different and requires more analysis. Consider speaking with an attorney.
Generally speaking, K-1 is for people who are engaged to be married, want to get married in the USA, and where the foreign national is abroad. If you are already here, realistically there is no need for a K-1. You can just get married to your US citizen fiancé(e) and then proceed with adjustment...Read more »
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