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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: How Can I help my mom become a U.S citizen ? I'm 26

I really want to help my mother become a u.s citizen. Just dont know what steps to take .shes been here in the u.s for 26 plus years .I just dont want mom getting deported and my lil brother of 11 years to not have my mom here . Also is there an estimate on how much it would be if this was possible?

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 13, 2020

We would need more information, such as details as to your mother's status, to give you an accurate answer. Feel free to call myself or another qualified immigration attorney for a consultation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: If i’m served with a contempt order on a paternity case. Could my B1/B2 visa get revoked even if not guilty?

Nothing has been served or file but there is a paternity trial set and I’m afraid i’ll be served there and get my visa revoked

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 11, 2020

That question should be discussed in more detail on a consultation with an immigration attorney. More facts are needed.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Colorado on
Q: I have a permanent green card, I was approved for Public Housing. Would that count against me for citizenship ?

Would that hurt me or count against me when applying for naturalization.

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 11, 2020

It shouldn't prevent you from obtaining citizenship, though often times there is a great deal of subjectivity.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Me and my wife applied N400 together in November 2019, and after a couple of weeks had biometrics appointment together

However,

Wife got interview update, I have got nothing.

I have feeling that I have stuck in name check since I have no criminal record at all. Do you have any idea how the biometric and name check of FBI works and how long the applicant should consider the delay is abnormal !! And... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 10, 2020

There is very little you can do unfortunately, and you are well within normal processing times.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: i have a green card, i would like to marry my wife and have her live with me in the usa while waiting on her papers

id ike to know if it is possible, and yes she has a visa

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 6, 2020

Does your fiance/wife have a visa? If you provide more information or contact an experienced immigration attorney, you will receive a more complete answer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Nevada on
Q: I am a USC and my wife is a LPR, we would like to know if my daughter (age 4) is eligible to get her US passport?

I petitioned for her and entered the US as a LPR last year.

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 6, 2020

Based on the brief information you shared, it seems that she would be eligible for a passport. That said, you should contact an experienced immigration attorney to provide further information and discuss.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Family Law and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Is there a way to get sole custody of a child if father has been deported, without the father needing to be involved?

Childs father was put in jail when child was 5, and subsequently deported.child is now 11 years old, they do have contact but via the internet only.he has not provided a penny of support obviously in all this time, i do not even have a physical address out of the country for him. I only care for... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 6, 2020

You should consult with an experienced family law attorney for this information.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Unmarried Daughter Over 21 of U.S. Permanent Resident here with valid tourist visa. Can Daughter stay in USA if I-130?

Is the daughter eligible for Adjustment of Status if the Mom petitions with I-130? Her tourist visa expires in 4 months. Also, considering applying for a tourist visa extension for another 6 months. Looking into options to avoid travel back to Asia, maybe permanently? Thank you

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 6, 2020

Until her petition is 'Current', an Adjustment of Status is not available to her. You should consult with an experienced immigration attorney to determine your options.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: Will i be denied citizenship if I have misdemeanor charges for resisting arrest without violence and 2 counts of batter?

My Green Card will expire next year on April 07, 2021. Rather than renew it i want to apply for citizenship. i have been living in this country since Oct, 1995. I feel the only thing that conflicts with me being approved Citizenship is the misdemeanor charges i received from 2001 and 2012. Both... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Mar 3, 2020

Often this comes down to the discretion of the immigration officer. More details would be required on the more recent incident to give you a more concrete answer. You should contact a qualified immigration attorney for advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Eb3 row sponsor visa

Hi my category is Eb3 row......

i got my Ead card December 2018

Texas service center.

Priority date February 24 2018 .

my lawyer filled out my 140 and 485 form . October 3 2018 .

and it's been 515days. that's why I requested outside processing time... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 27, 2020

If you already hired a lawyer that filed this case for you, you should discuss the situation with him/her.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Virginia on
Q: Can my daughter marry a young man who is here under daca and has been for 15 years?

My daughter has been dating a young man who is a daca participant. He’s from Guatemala. He has no criminal record. He graduated from high school and is now 20 I’m concerned about their future is there a path to citizenship? Would they be safe to marry?

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 27, 2020

Your daughter is free to marry anyone she chooses. The question is, what benefits are available to her fiance once married? This situation should be discussed, in detail, with an experienced immigration attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Kansas on
Q: What kind of evidence I need to present to the USCIS to comply with either of the options stated below?

The first page of the instructions of the FORM I-129F indicates that you are required to meet your fiance unless you can establish that meeting your fiancé in person will (1) violate strict and long - established customs of your fiance’s foreign culture /social practice or (2) result in extreme... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 26, 2020

Quite frankly, if you haven't met in person your chances of success are extremely low. I strongly suggest that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney to determine the best path forward.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arkansas on
Q: Alien marrying a US Greencard Holder and having a son in the US. Can they live in the US the three of them?

Hi I am not a US citizen, my wife is a green card holder, we got married in my country a year ago and we just got our first child in the US, she has to live and stay in the US and I want to move there with her, what is the fastest way to do so? I don't want to leave her and my child alone... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 26, 2020

There is more than one option here in what seems to be a complex case. I strongly suggest that you contact an experienced immigration attorney for assistance.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Utah on
Q: Hello, I am interested in marrying someone from Russia. I am a U.S. citizen. What is the fastest way to get her here?

I have looked at the fiance visa, and that is at least 6-9 months to get approved. Would it be faster to do that? Or to go to Russia and get married and find another way for her to come back with me?

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 26, 2020

The fiance visa typically takes 6-8 months and is generally the fastest way to get a loved one here. If you'd like to see if you qualify, you should contact a qualified immigration attorney for assistance. Having done thousands of these, many from Russia, I can also tell you that it will help... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: In Process Your benefit request has been accepted and is under review- that was the update when I tracked it on uscis

I am not a citizen, I have a CR1 visa

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 26, 2020

What is your question exactly? You can always contact an immigration lawyer directly for a consultation regarding this matter.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I797c for was give for biometric, her lawyers said it's for deportation proceedings, and she's is worried. What to do?
Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 26, 2020

More information is required to answer this question. You should contact an experienced immigration lawyer and provide this documentation for an accurate answer.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I797c for was give for biometric, her lawyers said it's for deportation proceedings, and she's is worried. What to do?
Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 26, 2020

More information is required to answer this question. You should contact an experienced immigration lawyer and provide this documentation for an accurate answer.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: My husband had his fingerprint appointment last Novembers, how long to know if the 601A waiver was approved?

We are waiting for his waiver to be approved so he can have his Interview in El Salvador.

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 24, 2020

Wait times are difficult to predict for this type of petition. You should check your case status online.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Hello I was political Prisoner in Egypt, looking for Asylum, i have official proof, looking to talk a lawyer in person

I have some inquiries would like to know about it from a lawyer before applying for Asylum

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 24, 2020

We'd be happy to discuss the situation with you. Please call us at 888-902-9285 to setup an appointment.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Can my husband enter the US on a visitor's visa, apply for a IR-1 visa and stay in the US until the visa is approved?

I am an American citizen and my husband is South African. We married in the US in 2017 while he was visiting on a visitor's visa and moved back to South Africa 2 months after. We have been living in South Africa for 2 years and now want to move to the US. He qualifies for a IR-1 visa, but we... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Feb 24, 2020

Your question has many variables and you should discuss your situation with a qualified immigration attorney. Based on what you've stated, it seems that under certain circumstances your husband would be able to remain in the USA.

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