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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: Received I-862 and I-757C

I’m from Saudi Arabia, and I entered the U.S. by an F-1 visa, my I-20 expired I tried to reinstate it but I got denied by the lack of evidences. Then I applied for I-130 adjustment of statues. Then I got the notice of appear I-862!. I’m married to U.S. citizen, and I have never committed a... Read more »

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Stephen Arnold Black answered on Dec 15, 2019

Have a lawyer review the 862 Notice to appear. If you entered the country legally despite the overstay and you married a US citizen you may have a case.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: what's a fair price a immigration lawyer should charge me for 601A in Florida 2019!?
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Stephen Arnold Black answered on Dec 13, 2019

You should call around. Most counsel charge between 4 to 5 thousand. Other counsel charge less, but it depends on the unique facts of each case.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Nevada on
Q: Is it better with Fiancee visa or Spouse visa? Which one is faster?

Hi,

I want to apply for a fiance visa and got some questions.

We have been good friends before I left to US and then we became our relationship. We have been together for 5 years now and I just became a citizen and we met for the first time about a week ago. We couldn't meet because... Read more »

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Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 26, 2019

Its best to work with a lawyer who will maximize your chances of a successful application. Some of us are very affordable.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I have a green card and got married in Egypt,do I need to register the marriage in Dominican Rep. to bring him to USA.

If I want to start the spousal petition is it necessary to registered the marriage in my birth country or I can skip this and just start the petition process?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 12, 2019

Do you have a residence in the US and a job here? Will you be living there and processing your husband at the consulate in Cairo? These and other questions need to be explored.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Idaho on
Q: I got rejected from my Green Card application because I left the country and came back. Is it possible to reapply?

Hello! Thank you for taking my question. I was in the process of applying for my Green Card on an I-485 visa and I left the country because I had a travel visa that did not expire. I thought that it would've been okay to do because I had a travel visa but unfortunately, my application still got... Read more »

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Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 11, 2019

Once you have a pending 485 application and you depart the USA, without an approved advance parole document, USCIS treats your 485 as abandoned. All those filing fees are lost. The good news is that you can reapply depending on your unique circumstances. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Q: hello i wanted to know my cousin and i fell in love and want to marry can i also do his papers

he live in another country

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 11, 2019

Where do you plan to get married outside the US? What state in the US do you both plan to reside? Discuss in detail with counsel.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Virginia on
Q: If there is a co-sponsor when filing for Visa CR-1, am I required to provide proof of income and residence within the US

I currently reside outside the US with my foreign spouse. We plan to return to the US, but I no longer have a job or residence there, however, we do have someone willing to co-sponsor. If the co-sponsor can show for these things, do I need to as well?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 11, 2019

Retain counsel for representation so that your case is processed successfully. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts on
Q: Pls can form 1-130 be approved and form 1-485 be reading request for more evidence,why and what are the implication ?
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 8, 2019

It’s unclear what you are asking. Rephrase your question.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Once an I-130 has been accepted, how long do I have to get in the I-864, affidavit of support?

I'm an American citizen trying to sponsor my Chinese wife. We both live in China now, and the only place I can call a "residence" within the US is my Mom's apartment.

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 8, 2019

If you are sponsoring your wife and you both are in China, she will have to process at the consulate in China. Retain counsel anywhere in the USA to help you. Some of us charge a very affordable flat Fee.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: When my husband apply for his parents can he do it urgent because his mom did not see her parents for about 10 years

And my mom parents are sick her parents are very old and they couldn’t go to Yemen because of the war .please tell me what should I do to help them out

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 6, 2019

Discuss the facts of your case in private with counsel. An attorney in any state can represent you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: How can I find a immigration lawyer with a free consultation asap. Either in person or by phone?
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 4, 2019

Many of us provide free consultations. We can’t solicit your case per Justia rules, but you can reach out to one of us by phone or email.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: If my fiance's an alien and wants to become a citizen in the USA will my crime background affect him doing so?
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 4, 2019

You will be allowed to sponsor your alien fiancé for his green card unless your criminal history involves violation of the Adam Walsh Act. I suggest you work with a lawyer to represent you. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you.

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4 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Immigration Law and Tax Law for New York on
Q: I'm overstayed visa. Can I use my SSN to work at restaurant? But I plan to get married soon.

I came here with j1 visa. My fiance is US citizen. Will I get in trouble when I apply for green card, if I use it?

Thank you

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 29, 2019

Is your fiancé a US citizen? Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you and some of us charge a very affordable flat fee.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: Hello, I have being charged with bulglary. I was arressted on January 18, 2015. Now 5 years almost passed and I would li

I would like to exponge my record. Because I need a New Visa from USA embassy in Russia in order to travel to the USA again.

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 25, 2019

Retain counsel to process a visitor visa from the US embassy in Russia.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: We are on a k1 k2 visa.we had an interview last oct 21st.i think we passed but they gave me a letter 221-g

They said we need a co sponsor.my fiance has no one there.he is in a military.us army.lives in killeen texas.i hope u can help us out.

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 24, 2019

Retain counsel anywhere in the USA who can represent you.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Alabama on
Q: A family came to do volunteer mission on B visas. We'd like them to stay (change status to R). Can the dependents stay?

The primary will go from B to R (I-129), but can the dependents stay in the US while this is in process? How do I apply for R2s for them? Will they have to return to Bahamas while this is in process, or do they have to return after approval? Is there an additional form to file with the I-129? 2... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 23, 2019

Retain counsel to represent you. A consultation should be set up so that the facts of the case can be reviewed. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I live in pennsylvania, my girlfriend lives in brazil! She will be visiting in December, on a tourist visa!

We want to marry! What actions do we need to take? And how much will we have to pay?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 23, 2019

You guys need to go by the book. She needs to apply for a k fiancé visa then when she enters the US marry you and then adjust status to get her green card. Some of us charge a very affordable flat fee and any immigration attorney in the US can represent you. Good luck.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I have a friend who is Chinese. She told me that she has a work card and Soc Sec number but no green card.

She wants to return home to visit her family but says she will not be allowed to come back.

What is the reason for that?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 21, 2019

More information is needed. She may be subject to the 3 or 10 year bar if she exits then tries to return. The bar will apply if she is out of status more than 180 days. She needs to consult privately with a US immigration lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Maine on
Q: Can my husband sponsor himself?
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 21, 2019

Discuss your case with counsel. Many more facts are needed.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Maryland on
Q: My husband ls in Jamaica I’m us citizen Im disabled n want to file for a special needs Petition Do I need a job to file
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Oct 21, 2019

As a US citizen, you can sponsor your husband for his green card. If you’re disabled then you will need a joint financial sponsor to submit his or her tax returns. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you and some of us charge a very affordable flat fee.

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