I want her to become permanent resident and know the big difference in USC vs PR waiting time and rules. So I do not want to endanger her chances to become PR. If she married a PR who then became a USC, would we have to follow PR marriage rules or since I am a citizen when we file, we would follow... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2019
If you petition a spouse as a PR, and then become a USC while the petition is pending, you can change the visa category. So I would advise you to start both the petition and naturalization processes now.
answered on Nov 16, 2018
The first step (I-129) is taking about 7-9 months currently. Then scheduling the interview with the U.S. consulate there will likely take another 2-3 months or so.
My license is about to expire in 7 days and I need to renew my license to be able to drive to work.
answered on Sep 13, 2018
The I-797 notice of action is the same title for all government receipts, so more information is needed. Reach out to an attorney in your area. Some of them offer free consultations. This answer will depend on the type of application you have filed.
I'm hving trouble with local law enforcement not signing the I-918 form
answered on May 31, 2018
Call a local attorney for help to determine if there might be a way to get the signature from law enforcement.
answered on Feb 21, 2018
With a few nuances, the rule is that if the divorce decree is accepted by a recognized government, the U.S. agencies will recognize it for purposes of immigration, K-1 in your case.
So in this situation, if Denmark recognizes the divorce with the documentation that you have, then U.S.... Read more »
I have meet stephen newman on penpal add an i have been writing to him for 4 years now, and i would really love to visit him, since we started to dating last year.
answered on Jan 5, 2018
That will depend on the rules of the prison, but the process would be to call the prison and ask if a person would be able to use a foreign passport as a form of ID during an inmate visit.
this is in Idaho - my husband/boyfriend has been jail a week. I want to drop the charges that I never put, the hospital put the charges, but I dont want him to get charged. this was his first offense.
what can I do?
the prosecutor has been pushing me to testify against him and if... Read more »
answered on Nov 21, 2017
This is a question for a criminal defense attorney, and I would seek a consultation with a one as soon as possible. But the prosecutor cannot have your children taken away if you refuse to testify. That can only be decided by a judge.
If there were signs of physical injury, the prosecutor... Read more »
im from europe and i have a boyfriend in usa Idaho orofino prison, we known each other for 4 years and i want to visit him, but we dont know if its even possible that someone out of States could visit an inmate? please help me, i have contacted several lawyers and never got a specific... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2017
That's going to depend on what identification documents the prison will accept. Call the prison where your boyfriend is being held and ask them what forms of ID would be accepted for visits. A foreign passport should be sufficient for them.
Im a F1 student in the United States. I've been studying here for 2 years and still have 2 more years to graduate. Im a citizen of Jordan, Three months ago I converted from Islam to Christianity. Can I apply for asylum to avoid persecution in my home country if I go back?
answered on Aug 22, 2017
Yes. You will not need to worry about the one year deadline because of a change of circumstances, and because you are in current lawful status. Consult an immigration lawyer for specific direction based on your specific case.
answered on Jun 23, 2017
Adjustment of status is when a non-immigrant visa holder "adjusts status" to that of a legal permanent resident, or green card holder. An example would be a student visa holder marrying a U.S. citizen and "adjusting status" to that of a legal permanent resident green card... Read more »
answered on Apr 20, 2017
Local law enforcement can choose to work with ICE, but they can also choose not to. States and municipalities do not have any obligation to enforce federal laws, including immigration enforcement. It will depend on your local law enforcement's policy.
We host large wedding / festival like events with accommodations, restaurants, etc for high end guests. We have been hired to host one of these events in the US. We will be paid in advance and will hire many US contractors to do much of the work, but we'll need a core team of us from England... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2017
When will this take place, and who is the U.S. company contracting you? How big is the core team? Two weeks is a very short time, so you might just look at a way to use the ESTA program. For something bullet-proof, you might want to do P visas if we can classify your core group as an... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2017
It means that you have been placed in removal proceedings and must defend yourself before an immigration judge. Reach out to an immigration attorney that can be your advocate. There may be options available for you to fight your case. Best of luck.
My niece married a Hispanic kid about a year ago (they are 20), that was brought to the United States from Mexico illegally when he was a very young child (2 or 3 years old). When he was about 6 or 7, his family took him back to Mexico for approximately 18 months and then returned to the United... Read more »
answered on Nov 22, 2016
In order to be eligible for an application for a green card, he needs a legal entry. This can be done through an application for advanced parole through his status as a DACA recipient. Schedule a time to meet with an immigration attorney to go through the details. Some attorneys offer a free... Read more »
I want to if it is possible
answered on Oct 31, 2016
You have to look at whether this travel will allow the government to argue that you are not afraid to return to your country of origin. It is possible, but it might not help your case. Consult an immigration attorney with the specific facts of your case for a more specific answer.
After applying for the OPT post visa, there were issues with graduation and said person couldnt get a job without graduating. What is their visa status? is it reverted to F1 or what are their options.
answered on Sep 20, 2016
After the F1 and OPT, it does not revert to an F1. From what I can tell from these facts, the person is now out of status and will have a 60 day grace period to leave or fix their status. Contact an immigration attorney so they can get all of the facts and give you the most accurate legal advice.... Read more »
I am on H1B status. My employer wants me to work at a different location starting next month. I own a house here where I am working now. I might come back in a year. My plan is to rent out my house for a year. I have hired a property management company to search for renter, collect rent and take... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2016
As long as you are not an "employee," you aren't violating your visa requirements. Consult an immigration attorney to get a concrete answer for your specific case.
I have B1B2 visa. I met someone and I have been visiting him in ID for the last few years in as I thought serious relationship. We go married (6th of April) this last time I was there, few days before I left. I'm thinking to file a divorce now, as this person has been lying to me. Marriage... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2016
You need to speak with an immigration attorney about the VAWA program and your possible eligibility to self-petition. It's worth seeing if you're eligible.
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