I am asking for the specific legal statute, case law or legal right I have as a US citizen. The reason for my question is it has been over 2 and a half years since we applied for her and her son to receive an appointment for their visas (IR1). I am uninterested in Coronavirus excuses as we had... Read more »
Hi, the pandemic going on right now and all the reasons you stated above(Age, health) should be sufficient reasons to include in her application for re entry into the U.S. Green card holder can stay outside the U.S for longer than the required 6 months so long as there is a supportable valid reason...Read more »
Hey, As long as your marriage was bonafide and you do not have any criminal records to make you ineligible you should be able to naturalize with no issues. Contact an immigration attorney for a full evaluation of your situation before proceeding to make sure you have all the supporting documents...Read more »
Hello, I am currently an international student with f-1 visa. Our college has decided that we will first operate with a hybrid model, and then go fully online after Thanksgiving break. I am also in the process of achieving a green card (i-485 status) from my parents who are also holders of green... Read more »
Hi, if you have already applied to adjust status, you are no longer considered an F1 student for the purpose of this new rule. This means that you can take your hybrid courses without worrying about leaving the U.S. or losing your F1 status. As a green card holder, you will be able to attend school...Read more »
I am US citizen and my Husband is Indian national. I have applied for his immigration visa to get green card. His I-130 approved and after NVC he is waiting for his Immigration visa Interview(which was scheduled in April but got canceled due to COVID breakout in India). Is a new restriction affect... Read more »
Hi, there will be some delays during this period. The new trump restrictions is mostly for work visas H1b, L, J visas. Your husband should be fine as his process has already been approved and he is just in a waiting period.
Hang in there! and contact me if you have further questions and...Read more »
I am F1 student inside USA. I got my h1b picked under h1b masters cap and approved on june 18 will the new proclamation stop me from starting work on h1b from oct 1 or does it only apply to those outside USA.
Hi, the new trump proclamation went into effect June 24th. It simply blocks/decrease approval for new applications for work visas. if you have already been approved, you should be ok to continue on your H1b.
My husband and I have been married for 12 years and I got my green card about 2 years ago.Now he wants a divorce, moved to Texas and deserted me and our 2 small children since March .I'm worried he would take my green card away once the divorce is finalize because he was the... Read more »
Hi Anna, your husband cannot take away your green card from you. From what you explained about the length of time together, it sounds like your marriage is bonafide and you qualify for a green card. The only instance where USCIS will investigate your eligibility is if there was marriage fraud...Read more »
My in-laws came to the US for a visit from India on their B2 visa in February 2020. They can stay till August 2020. They have a return ticket but due to Covid issues, there's no flight service by that airlines right now. India is yet to resume international travel. I understand that we can... Read more »
My brother lives overseas and I would like to file for his family based immigration. I would like to know if I could file for his wife and 2 kids as well? I mean as a part of the same application. If not, what is the procedure to help his wife and kids also immigrate with him?
Hello, are you a US citizen? If so, you can definitely file a petition for your brother. When a visa becomes available, he will complete the consulate process and at that time he will add his wife and child as accompanying immigrants. Keep in mind that the sibling category for filing typically has...Read more »
Hi, the form I-864 requires the evidence of most recent tax (2019) which you appear to have. On the page asking for tax income, it says you are not required to provide the transcript for the other years(2017,2018) but just state the total income.
In my Experience, Joint tax returns are a strong supporting documents for marriage based green cards. I will be happy to have a consultation with you regarding the process to avoid mistakes that could lead to denial.
I was explained that "if you have been married for less than 2 years at the time of adjudication of the request for your resident status then you will be granted the conditional status". Does that mean 2 years after which of the following:
Hi, if you have a new marriage less than 2 years, you will get conditional green card. The reason is to deter fraud marriages which can be entered into for a short duration simply for immigration purposes.
Typically, a couple would have developed and built a stronger relationship after two...Read more »
The USCIS usually weighs the criminal background of the intending immigrant for eligibility. The criminal records of the sponsoring Finance/spouse typically will not be considered. Just make sure you are an upstanding citizen now and paying taxes.
Hey, first of all, it looks like you are missing one important form for adjustment of status. I offer a review service for an affordable flat fee which includes Providing your Cover Letters, Ensuring all supporting documents, fees and signatures are included and mailing the package.
Hi, as of right now, there is no new law regarding long stays outside the U.S.for GC holders. There is no harm in gathering documents regarding your travels. It could come handy when you apply for Naturalization.
Besides, staying outside the U.S for less than 6 months will typically not...Read more »
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