She has been going to High school the past 5 months. She is 17 want to help her be able to stay in the USA. Her mother was found dead hacked to pieces last year, that's why her Father brought her to be with us, since she was my daughter's friend. He said he would return in a couple of... View More
It depends on how/ when she entered into the US, if she has any previous applications, and some other issues. To set up an over the phone consultation, call my office ((540) 684-6621 between 9 and Monday -Friday.
Also, depending on the severity of the assault, she may qualify for a U-visa.
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... View More
Currently married to US Citizen. Parents are illegal came here without inspection as she was also brought to US without inspection at age of two months. Obtained her DACA in 2012 she was 17 now she is 19 and I let it expire due to me filing for her i130 as I know it doesn’t obtain legal status,... View More
She entered the US at two months of age. Her DACA was due to expire but we were already married before it’s expiration and I filed for her I130 and chose not to renew her DACA since I thought she’d be protected when I filed for the i130 and she’s the spouse of a US citizen but now I don’t... View More
Planning to get married to a woman who was born in Mexico but has been living here in the states for 27 yrs with 2 children who were born and raised here in the U.S. We want to get married in Mexico but I also want her to become a U.S. citizen. She has suffered from domestic violence from her... View More
More details need to be know about your case before you can receive adequate advice moving forward. For example: (1) what is her current status? (2) How did she enter the country? (3) Has she had someone previously petition for her or did she self petition under claws?
First, you would need to define "record." I sit across a conference table every week where people tell me "my record is clean." Invariably, they were found guilty of every kind of offense. To some, having a clean record means every criminal issue has been resolved. To other,...View More
Hi I am a 25yr old green card holder. My dad and I got our green cards while I was in six grades ( 2003) and our auntie is the sponsor. Now my dad is 70 years old, is considering giving up his green card but worry if it would affect my citizenship application next year. I do live and work in the... View More
I was born in el Salvador but i was raised in Sydney Australia, I'm a Australian citizen. I came to the USA in 2001 November 4th.and ever since I worked illegally and don't have ID or pay taxes. I need help to get my life in check I never got in trouble or nothing like that. Just want to... View More
If you are an immediate relative of a U.S. citizen, you can become a lawful permanent resident (get a Green Card) based on your family relationship if you meet certain eligibility requirements. You are an immediate relative because you will soon be the parent of a U.S. citizen (if the U.S. citizen...View More
We have never met in person before. She is a college student. She would be staying at my house with my family. The stay will be about 60 days then she will return to Italy to get back to her college studies.
However, if your parents are living in the US and undocumented, you need to speak with an immigration attorney because you may have a separate (non-Trump related) unlawful presence issue. Our firm provides phone or video consultations to people throughout the US.
How long it will take my spouse to get green card? Then, If he does divorces me, how can I prove that he was fraud and revoke his green card? How can I keep my safe side while marrying someone on visa?
To petition for your parents (mother or father) to live in the United States as green card holders, you must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years old. Green card holders (permanent residents) may not petition to bring parents to live permanently in the United States.
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