Kelli Y Allen's answer No. You will have to file an affidavit of support, provide income information for the past 3 years, and submit your most recent W-2 and federal tax return, but they do not check credit.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You can either file a fiance visa petition or you can go to Canada to marry and then start the spousal visa petition process. He definitely should not enter with a B2 visa and try to adjust status, as that is an improper use of a non-immigrant visa. Asylum is a much longer, more difficult process, so there's no reason to consider that when he has the other options based on marriage. You absolutely need to hire an experienced immigration attorney to handle this process on your behalf.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, it is but the timing and specific process vary greatly and depend on a number of factors. I highly suggest having a full consultation with an experienced immigration attorney who can analyze the specific situation and explain the process that would apply to your case.
Kelli Y Allen's answer If you have made satisfactory arrangements with the IRS, then USCIS is okay with it. That would include having a payment schedule or the IRS making the determination that it does not have to be paid. For purposes of naturalization, they're really looking to make sure she's filed and is working with the IRS on any issues.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, she can request a tax identification number from the IRS that you can use in lieu of a social security number when filing taxes. I do not know how long it takes to get that number assigned.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Presumably you were given a notice to appear (NTA) in immigration court. If so, that complicates the process tremendously. You need to seek guidance from an experienced immigration attorney as there are extra requirements for the I-130 filing while in proceedings. Also, if indeed you were referred to court you cannot file an I-485 or apply for temporary employment authorization at this time. Your case is complicated so I encourage you not to try to handle it on your own.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Please recommend that your friend contact an experienced immigration lawyer. She will need to file a spousal visa petition, but the specifics depend upon several factors such as: whether he entered the U.S. with a visa, how long he was here without legal status, whether he entered he U.S. more than once, whether he was ordered removed or left voluntarily. It is a somewhat lengthy and complicated process so she will absolutely need legal assistance.
Kelli Y Allen's answer I'm not sure what your question actually is. If you are looking to visit or gain permanent residency in the UK, you will need to consult an attorney in the UK who practices UK immigration law. If you are looking to bring someone from the UK to the US, please provide more information (relationship, temporary/permanent, status of petitioner, etc.)
Kelli Y Allen's answer One first step might be mediation. That would allow each of you to, with the assistance of a third-party neutral, attempt to resolve all issues relating to the divorce on your own. This is much less costly than hiring attorneys and going to court, and keeps control in you and your wife's hands rather than a judge.
If you reach an agreement in mediation, one of you would still need to file for divorce to have a judge sign off and make it official. If you cannot reach an agreement, you...
Kelli Y Allen's answer USCIS requires you to keep it notified of your current residence (where you are actually living). If you just want to have mail sent to a relative's address but are still physically living in CA, there's no need to notify USCIS. If you are having mailing issues, you can update with a separate mailing address. To my knowledge, no state has a "registration" requirement in order to have mail to to an address in that state.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Check with you school and see if they can assist you. Otherwise, if you leave the U.S., you would have to get your new passport stamped before re-entering the U.S. In either case, for accuracy purposes, you should notify USCIS of the omitted information.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, absolutely list all addresses accurately. As long as you have not been out of the U.S. for more than 6 months at a time, and have been in the U.S. more total days than you have been outside the U.S. during the last 5 years, you're fine for purposes of the residency requirement.
Kelli Y Allen's answer It sounds like you have two distinct issues. From an immigration perspective, assuming you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident you can file an immigrant visa petition for each of them. As long as all visa/admissibility requirements are met, visas can be approved. However, for her son to use his visa, he must have a passport which will require consent of the father. If he does not agree, your wife will probably need to hire a family law attorney in Mexico to deal with that issue. In...
Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, your wife can begin the petitioning process from abroad. There are some other timing issues, however.
While you are here on the F1, you could file a one-step adjustment of status (AOS) petition. You would stay here while the application is being processed and your wife would need to be here by the time the interview is scheduled. If, however, you leave and re-enter on the F1, you could not then file for AOS because of the immigrant/non-immigrant intent issue. If you leave, when...
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