We have just had our visa extension denied and are now out of status unfortunately it is proving really difficult to wrap everything up and arrange exit before the end of the appeal window in the first week of January. Both Christmas and Covid are causing delays but we are trying to... Read more »
Assuming you get an NTA and a Notice of Hearing before an Immigration Judge, and you can provide for your transportation and fulfil the requirements as required by law [INA § 240B(a)], then the Immigration Judge may grant you a voluntary departure period of not more than 120 days from the time of...Read more »
You write: "I have political asylum from Venezuela" (?).
May I assume you filed Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal with USCIS and that you are a national and citizen of Venezuela. I am also assuming, you are now married to...Read more »
Hello, my American citizen husband and I got married back in June of 2018 here in Florida, right after we got married, we sent the form I-130 only, together with a lot of documents and photos that proof our relationship through the years we’ve been together, it took a whole year to get approved,... Read more »
1. It is prudent and the best practice to submit documents relating to you - the petitioner - biographical information, marriage certificate and proof of children you have together. Remember you will be the petitioner-sponsor, even if you have a joint-sponsor.
I am unmarried 30 years old. Me parents became citizens of the US. Now I am in the US, waiting for interview, because I have pending asylum case. As I understand, my parents can fill Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. But am I qualify for Adjustment of Status? Should my parents fill Form... Read more »
Yes. If you are the US Citizen spouse of a New Zealand Citizen who wants to immigrate to the United States. The petitioner spouse is the first sponsor. If the spouse does not have enough income to be the sole sponsor, there can be joint-sponsors or co-sponsors added. Being a financial sponsor or...Read more »
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 have been arrested, then your answer must say yes. It does not matter how long ago it was or if it was expunged or not. You are able to explain the circumstances of the arrest and the fact that it was expunged. You should also explain the reason it was expunged and why it should not weigh...Read more »
You may qualify for Naturalization if you have been a permanent resident for at least 5 years and meet all other eligibility requirements. You might be confused by the fact your mother may qualify for Naturalization if she has been a permanent resident only for 3 years or more and meet all...Read more »
I am married to an american citizen for 10 years prior to coming to the US, in 2018, on an L1-A (manager transfer) visa. I received my green card last December of 2019 after a petition for alien relative.
I understand naturalization has a 3 years wait time before applying, after obtaining... Read more »
You may qualify for Naturalization if you have been a permanent resident for 3 years or more and meet all eligibility requirements to file as a spouse of a U.S. citizen (i.e. have been living in marital union with the same U.S. citizen spouse during such time), and you must also meet all other...Read more »
This question if difficult to answer as you do not give us much insight in your goals. For the sake of trying to help you, I will make some assumptions: 1: Can my girlfriend stay in the United States for only 6 months of the year. I am assuming you have some knowledge of US immigration laws. I...Read more »
Yes, you need legal help to bring your father from Colombia. The attorney you hire will analyze the crime your father committed and put him in prison as if it carries a permanent bar on reentry to the United States.
You MUST bring your own interpreter to your asylum interview. One will NOT be provided to you. Your attorney cannot be your interpreter, nor can your witness nor a representative or employee of the government of your country. Your interpreter must be 18 years or older.
My daughter was born in the USA in March 2018 and the same month my husband passed away.She is citizen and she has ssn, but I don't have ssn and I can't work because I'm waiting my green card.Maybe she can get any help from government?
I Applied for my work permit on june 9th 2017, but i have never received my receipe paper notice I-797c. I called USCIS and they gave me my receipe number and told me that everything is ok with my case but something the notices are getting lost.I m worried that the same thing can happen with my... Read more »
If you applied for Employment Authorization through your Attorney you might of signed a Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative. Part 4 of the G-28 states that you consent to being represented by the attorney. When you are represented, DHS will send...Read more »
ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) Travel Authorizations are an approved travel authorization only, and not a visa under United States immigration law. Since ESTA authorizations are not visas, your girlfriend cannot request an extension of stay through Form I-539 or any other means....Read more »
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