We petitioned only for my aunt but now her son, who has not 18 at the time the petition was filed and is not yet 21 now until May of next year , is showing up on the CEAC/ NVC site and giving us the option to Accompany or follow to join. Would he be able to come over to the USA if he wasn't... Read more »
I am a US citizen and I want to bring my boyfriend from Dominican Republic to the United States. I would like to know which would be the best and fastest way - should I merry him in DR or should I apply for the fiance visa here in the US ?
The answer to your question depends on a variety of factors. To apply for the fiance visa you must have met in person first. If you did, then that may be an option. After it is approved and your fiance is in the US you should get married within the 90 days of arrival. If you want to marry in DR...Read more »
It is impossible to answer your question with the limited information that you are providing. A confidential consultation is necessary to obtain the information needed to make a recommendation. You should invest some time speaking to an immigration attorney to proceed with the best course of action...Read more »
We have worked many cases like this, however, to answer your questions we additional information about the child and the parent. If you would like we can provide you a consultation to talk about the details in a confidential manner.
Hello. There are different ways to come to the US; visa or green card. I understand that your husband wants to petition his daughter and his ex-wife? You may petition your husband's daughter to come to the U.S. with a family petition. Since there are so many different options, it is best to do...Read more »
I am sorry to hear you are going through unemployment. You should be able to apply for your adjustment of status in August. If you have a particular question you would like to ask, please call our office and we will assist you. best regards.
I initially selected consular processing for the i 130 on my husband's petition but now we want to switch and go the adjustment of status route. Does he have to be in the states for us to switch to that? Provided that we meet the uscis eligibility criteria?
If you already started the process as a consular process, it may better to complete it that way. If you are a US citizen it should not take long to get the I-130 approved and move forward with the consular process part. Best to you.
Overstaying is never a good practice. The short answer is, it depends on the reason why your friend overstayed. If for example, the overstay happened because of medical reasons or any other important reason, it can be explained. Also, the amount of time of the overstay plays an important role. For...Read more »
The processing times of I-751 depend on where you live. Some centers take up to 25 months to adjudicate and that is just an average time frame. If you moved that will add more time to the adjudication process since USCIS has to move the file internally accordingly. Therefore, you may still be...Read more »
I have received a letter I-797 saying that I got approved and the 10 years green card will be mailed to me within 60 days. But since the day I received that notice, I have not received anything else. I called to the USCIS they said that my card has not been producing.... Read more »
If you have been approved for a ten-year green card, you have the approval notice, I-797 and you have a stamp I-551 on your passport from the local USCIS office, you should be able to travel without any problems. The CBP may give you a hard time for not having the plastic card, but if they look up...Read more »
The definition of Immediate relative for the purpose of adjustment of status per INA 201(b) is: Immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen include the U.S. citizen’s spouse, children (unmarried and under 21 years of age), and parents (if the U.S. citizen is 21 years of age or older). Siblings are not...Read more »
Last year I was scammed online about bitcoin job. I lost money, my debit cards were overdraft and almost lost apartment because of lack money. My and my boyfriends personal information were exposed to scammer. I do not have a lot of his personal info. But as I prove I have all messages, calls,... Read more »
Your income will be considered when you submit the Form I-864, affidavit of support. Depending on the household size there is an income/asset requirement to qualify as the sponsor of your wife. If your income is not over the required amount in the Form I-864P chart, then you can get a joint sponsor...Read more »
We want to track the processing times. Our ex lawyer said she sent a message to the California center to let them know she is not our lawyer any longer, but we live in Florida so we thought our center was the Texas one.
The I-130 receipt letter you received in the mail should have the location of the service center processing the petition at the bottom of the letter. However, occasionally I have seen USCIS move the cases to a different service center. If you did not receive the receipt letter in the mail you may...Read more »
My husband filed an i130 petition for me. On the myUSCIS account we keep on seeing the phrase "your benefit request has been accepted and is under review" and the only thing changing is the date they update the page. Does that phrase mean that our file is resting in a drawer or that... Read more »
I was detained in 2014but was let go cause of a I 220 A. I do not have no felonys. I have done all they told me too. But for some reason my 240 A (b) was denied. I had 30 days to leave voluntarly and pay a fee of $500 if I appeal is there any chance I could stay. I have 2 kids of age 18 & 19.... Read more »
Under the circumstances and the fact that you have 30 days to depart, the best course of action for you is to speak in person with an immigration attorney that can review and analyze your long history with the immigration authorities. Best regards.
Im going threw a divorce to a filipina girl came over from Philippines withen less then a year leaves me for another man she is not a usa citizen my son . What can i do to get pro bono help an or payment plan as i do not make much shes trying to have me pay for her lawyer as well an take sole... Read more »
The best thing you can do is find a family lawyer with experience in your area. There are some lawyers that offer a consultation free of charge, that way you can find out first if they can help you before paying for attorney's fees. Best to you.
My husband and I had our marriage green card interview today. We were asked some standard basic questions about our relationship. And our IO asked my husband a lot of questions about his government/military career back in his country (Nigeria), mainly if he had ever used weapons or trained with... Read more »
Please do not worry. Just because they would like to take some time to review does not mean that you will be denied. If you do not receive an approval letter, you should receive a letter with instructions. If you do not receive a letter within 90 days you should call the customer service number. If...Read more »
In general, to travel outside of the US you need your US permanent resident card and your passport. You have not mentioned the country you will be visiting and that may be worth knowing to find out if there are is any potential issues you may encounter. Best to you.
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