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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for North Carolina on

Q: Can green card holder marry with international student in North Carolina?

Holly A Wilcox answered on Feb 26, 2017

Immigration status does not affect whether or not two people can get married. The normal marriage requirements will still apply -- you can't be married to someone else, you have to be old enough to get married, etc. However, if the question you are asking is can the green card holder sponsor the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on

Q: I have a conditional resident card. I divorced my husband before my renewal because he hit my daughter.

I didn't report the case but I still have a confession letter from him and pictures of my daughters face (by the way she is disabled). Can I file the renewal on my own? What documentation should I provide?

Holly A Wilcox answered on Feb 22, 2017

When you file to remove conditions on your green card, you will have the opportunity to explain why you are no longer married to the spouse who sponsored you. However, be sure to hire a qualified immigration attorney to help you because this is a complicated legal argument to make.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on

Q: I came as a tourist and i got robbed, they robbed my wallet, cellphone an passport, am i eligible for visa U?

Holly A Wilcox answered on Feb 18, 2017

To be eligible for a U-Visa, you must have been the victim of certain types of crimes. These crimes are usually felonies. You also must have been cooperative with the police in investigating and prosecuting the crime. If the facts of your robbery meet these criteria, you may be eligible for a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on

Q: I was brought to the US at 3 I'm 17 now I'm currently under daca I was wondering when I could do to obtain a green card

Holly A Wilcox answered on Feb 17, 2017

It depends on your situation. For example, after you turn 18, if you are married to a US citizen or permanent resident, you may be able to apply for a green card through the consulate of your home country. However, you need to speak with an immigration attorney to determine what you may be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on

Q: My 18 year old daughter and friends were walking around uptown Charlotte and blew a 0.03. Do I need to hire a lawyer

She wasn't driving but underage

Holly A Wilcox answered on Feb 15, 2017

If your daughter is facing criminal charges, it is always best to hire an attorney. Depending on her record and the level of the crime she was charged with, she may qualify for a public defender.

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