Yes, as long as you come back before it expires. That said, you should have an extension letter by that point from filing for removal of conditions. You should contact an experienced immigration attorney for assistance.
I have been married for 5 years. I received my card 04/01/2014 and I just seen it expired 04/01/2016. We are still happily married. What can I do to fix this, what are my options? We are on a very limited budget.
Just received approval for an i130 my wife who is a citizen submitted two yrs ago we were waiting for it for hearing but was told by another attorney today that we had zero to no chance that I will not be deported unless my wife or son were extremely sick i was pretty much just told to get my... Read more »
I am an foreigner (dutch nationality) living with my US citizen partner in the netherlands my us partner wants to move back to the us can we start the procedure for requesting a green card while we are both living abroad? how will the sponsership work if we both are living abroad and my us citizen... Read more »
Your case is a bit complex, however your goals can be accomplished. The process would start with a spousal based filing in the United States, ultimately that will result in a Green Card. Based on the issues in your case, you should contact an experienced immigration lawyer for help. The cost isn't...Read more »
My ex husband and i got married in our home country in 2003. Then before we start the paperwork to bring him to USA somebody told me instead to apply for a spousal visa i should apply for a fiance visa because it was faster,and i did so. The visa was approve, and in 2006 we married in Florida.We... Read more »
You are seemingly divorced on a marriage that you lied about to the US Government. This is a complex issue and could negatively impact your life on several levels if not addressed properly. You need to speak with an experienced immigration attorney.
I just started my citizen application and was going through my now diseased mother's naturalization certificate, to confirm when she had attained citizenship, and discovered that she had become a naturalized citizen when I was 17 years of age. Does this affect my process of attaining citizenship...... Read more »
Yes, this does potentially affect your citizenship rights, in a positive way. You should consult with an experienced immigration attorney to ensure your application is done properly so you don't waste time or money doing the wrong petition or filing it incorrectly.
I have a regular tourist visa and am about to visit the US. My friend who is already in the US has asked me to bring their birth certificate with me, however I am a little nervous about this. Is it legal? Can it be a problem at customs? Should I disclose it?
Probably not, but it will be at the discretion of the officer at the border. You will want to bring documentation regarding this illness so you can prove it was unforeseen. You should consider consulting with an immigration attorney for additional advice.
To answer this question, you should consult with an experienced immigration attorney to examine the nature of the businesses and your involvement in each. When it comes to business based visas, there are no easy answers.
I am asking for a pardon. I have a husband and 4 children waiting for my return. Form I-212 is what I was told to file. I got deported to Spain but I moved to mexico because that is closer to my children.
Married 5 years, in the United States 3 years. He just became citizen, making her here for 3 and now currently married to a US citizen. Since he just became a us citizen does she still have to wait for 5 years due to him not being a citizens when they married or can she apply after the 3 years of... Read more »
Each case is evaluated individually by a consular officer. Your previous military experience isn't likely to affect the determination as to whether or not the foreigner has immigration based intent, the key consideration when applying for a visitor visa.
For all intents and purposes, the K3 visa only exists now on paper. This change went into effect a handful of years ago and it all but nullified the K3 application by terminating the petition once the CR1 marriage visa was approved. As the CR1 is filed before the K3, it is almost always the case....Read more »
In our experience over thousands of applications, the wait time difference is about 3 months longer for a marriage visa. That said, there really isn't a choice in the matter, you are either married or not. If you're not already married, but have met in person, you would also need to add the time it...Read more »
If you don't officially marry, then it wouldn't be a marriage and therefore not invalidate the K1. That said, in some countries an unofficial ceremony is still recognized as a marriage. You should contact an immigration attorney to discuss.
He wants to stay for a week after the concert tour to visit family but is concerned that if he overstays P1 he wont be able to tour here again. He did not know the concert organizers would obtain P1 and not a 90 day ESTA, and just saw his P1 visa for 8 days when his passport was returned to him by... Read more »
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