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4 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Hi, I am currently studying in the USA and hold F-1 Visa status. My wife is a US citizen.

Hi, I am currently studying in the USA and hold F-1 Visa status. My wife is a US citizen. We wanted to apply for the immigration status this month. Do these new restrictions preclude our chances of applying to it?

I am currently living in the US

Joseph Moro
Joseph Moro answered on Apr 24, 2020

The immigration suspension does not affect adjustment of status for people already in the U.S. as of April 23, 2020. See my recent blog article on my website, "Coronavirus Immigration Suspension: Who is Exempt?" for more information.

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Q: I m having an issued f4 category visa expiring on 20th May, 2020. Please explain impact of new green card policy on visa
Joseph Moro
Joseph Moro answered on Apr 24, 2020

If by "new green card policy on visa" you are referring to Trump's proclamation and immigration suspension:

If you already had a valid immigrant visa issued before April 23, 2020, or were in the United States as of that date, you are exempted from the suspension. See the...
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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Hi, I am currently studying in the USA and hold F-1 Visa status. My wife is a US citizen.

Hi, I am currently studying in the USA and hold F-1 Visa status. My wife is a US citizen. We wanted to apply for the immigration status this month. Do these new restrictions preclude our chances of applying to it?

I am currently living in the US

Joseph Moro
Joseph Moro answered on Apr 24, 2020

The immigration suspension does not affect adjustment of status for people already in the U.S. as of April 23, 2020.

I wrote a summary on my website with more details about the suspension: https://morolegal.com/blog/2020/04/23/coronavirus-immigration-suspension-who-is-exempt/

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