I understand that any foreign national seeking to marry fiancé and adjust status need to either apply for a K1 visa to do so or convincingly prove that the marriage was not premeditated with intention to stay . What if they entered on visa waiver , married and immediately returned back to country... Read more »
It is fine to marry while in the U.S. under the VWP as long as you comply with all the terms and leave within the designated timeperiod. Your spouse would file a petition, you would process through the consulate, and re-enter with an immigrant visa (if approved). That is not immigration fraud....Read more »
Hello. My girlfriend and I want to get married in Europe. I already applied for my US citizenship. She applied for a US tourist visa in 2018 and then again 2 weeks ago to visit the US but it got denied both times for not showbg enough ties in the UK where she works and lives. I wanted to know if we... Read more »
There is no need to wait until you are a U.S. citizen to marry. Once you are married, you can file the I-130 petition while still a permanent resident. This can be processing while your naturalization application is being processed. Once you become a U.S. citizen, update USCIS. The previous...Read more »
He was caught with drugs a couple years back and he did his time in jail and still got banned from the us we are expecting a little one and really need him here in Arizona with me is there anything I can for him to come here.
You should consult with an immigration attorney who can review your husband's criminal record. You will need to supply copies of the judgments. However, in most cases involving a controlled substance conviction, there is no waiver of inadmissibility.
came here on b1 b2 lived here for 5 years overstayed my visa . I was pick up by ice and was released on bond . I filled Asylum in court with judge and I have individual hearing in 2020 November. I was just wondering do I have a right to obtain EAD? It’s been 186 days elapsed on my application... Read more »
You should consult an immigration attorney to calculate the number of days on the asylum clock. Sometimes the clock is stopped without you being aware of it. If you truly have over 180 days, you are eligible to file for employment authorization.
My wife is currently in the process of getting her green card (application submitted 01/2018). On 8/30/18 the online status of her application changed to stating we will be notified of our interview appointment. It has now been over 6 months and we still have not been contacted regarding an... Read more »
You can file a service request with USCIS to try to get an update. If there's still no interview scheduled in a couple months, you may want to file to renew the EAD. There is no additional application fee required.
I have been approved for GC but never received it in the mail. I was in between addresses when they sent me the card and USPS was unable to deliver the card to me. I have updated my address and I have started several service requests which all ended in USCIS saying they will be resending my card... Read more »
If you application for permanent residence has been approved, you are legal to work but will not have anything to prove this to a potential employer. If the permanent residency was gained through adjustment of status, you should have received temporary employment authorization that would allow you...Read more »
You would need to take a copy of the judgment to an immigration attorney for a full analysis, The wording of the specific statute under which you were convicted is important in making this determination.
I want to get a green card, I was born in Mexico and brought over to the US when I was 5 years old by my parents. My parents and I got travel visas and overstayed them. I just turned 20 years old and I didn't apply for DACA. I graduated from Highschool. Now I'm in a relationship with a US citizen... Read more »
I would need more specific facts to fully analyze your case. If you do marry a US citizen, there is likely a path for you to gain permanent residency but the process depends on several factors. I recommend a full consultation with an immigration attorney.
I am petitioning for my mother's permanent residency but we are having second thoughts because of the cost in insure her. We still want her to come visit the U.S. in the future, but we heard rumors she may be put on a "blacklist" for tourist visas if we rescind her application.
There's no technical bar, but the visas are direct opposites. It may be difficult for your mom to convince the consular office that she would only be coming for a short visit and then returning to her country.
Will an undocumented immigrant with a history of deportations who is back in the US and married to a US citizen face deportation if someone was to report him to the Baker Act for potentially being a danger to self or others.
My girlfriend lives in Malaysia. I am currently permanent resident since 2013 and waiting for neutralization interview. We're planning to visit Malaysia and marry once I become citizen. Is it the best option for us? What would be the whole process of her becoming permanent resident and be able to... Read more »
Your question is unclear. You say that you are a permanent resident but want to know if you can get your green card. You either need to renew or remove the conditions, whichever is applicable to your case. Divorce is relevant only if it's a removal of conditions. Contact an immigration attorney...Read more »
What are the types of Attorney someone in my shoes would need for a no license ? Someone with no prior record, could I represent myself by committing guilt by paying ticket? As a non citizen is it a bad idea to agree to charges will that put me at risk?
Your status does not affect the criminal proceedings, but might bring you to the attention of law enforcement who could start removal proceedings. Hire a criminal defense attorney to discuss the best way to handle the ticket. If you are brought to the attention of ICE and are referred to...Read more »
When I applied for my green card, I was advised not to put my married name at the time of application, as I could request the exchange on the day of my interview. When the day came, I asked the interviewer to change my name and he said it was not possible. During the waiting period (long 13 months)... Read more »
You need a criminal defense attorney to handle the criminal charge. You will need an immigration attorney to represent you in removal proceedings if you are referred to immigration court. Your criminal defense attorney should consult with the immigration attorney to discuss immigration...Read more »
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