In 2015 my wife submitted an affidavit of support for her mother but due to her low income, I had to give her a supporting affidavit of support. In 2016 my mother-in-law came to the US. Ever since she has been here, she has created a lot of rift between me and my wife.
Legally you may have the right to keep her out of your home but obviously this will create issues with your wife who really should be on board with you and help protect you from her abuse. Nobody deserves to be mistreated. Perhaps you can find an apartment of your own while she’s in town and tell...View More
No person is illegal, their actions may be or have been. In the case of so-called "illegal immigrants," this action may be a one-time decision decades ago by someone in their family to cross a border, often bringing someone with them as a child when that child had no control over this. By...View More
Me and my girlfriend are know each other from 5 years and when we told our parents about our relationship than my gf's parents force my gf for marriage with other man so me and my girlfriend want to live together!
Marrying someone already married would be bigamy and the marriage would be deemed invalid at inception. Now nobody can forbid the two of you to live together in this country if that’s what you both want to do. It may be simplest for her to file a divorce. Somehow her opinion on these marriages is...View More
He doesnt have a lawyer ( I learn from another question in your website, that he doesn't have the right for a free one), but I wonder if in that first hearing he should have one already, or he can ask the Judge for more time to get one? Im not sure what that first hearing is for. He came to... View More
You should definitely get him a skilled immigration lawyer. You can see if any non profits in your area do removal work but you will likely have to take out a loan or something to pay a private one as most non profits are over capacity and/or don’t handle removal work. If this is his first master...View More
I summited an I-129F visa application for my fiancee over a year ago. She is from Nicaragua. Currently, there is a new humanitarian parole law, passed on January 6th, 2023, that allows people from Nicaragua to apply to come to the United States for up to two years. It is our understanding that it... View More
According to the program description in the federal register, parole for Nicaraguans will not impact a person’s eligibility’s for other immigration benefits. I would always recommend you work with a skilled immigration lawyer....View More
What you’ve shared why you are paying additional expenses in two countries as part of the green card process. Green card processing usually takes an average of about a year so your case falls within normal processing times and therefore without an emergency probably...View More
My father had been preparing to go in front of an immigration judge to hopefully gain the lawful right to stay in this country; he had been working with a lawyer for years. He passed away before his court hearing. I was wondering if requesting his files for the lawyer is possible or if that is a... View More
The lawyer has a duty to provide the file to the client. If the client has passed away that duty would usually extend to the clients predecessor such as someone with power of attorney on their behalf. Alternatively you can file a freedom of information request to obtain some of the documents.
Consular officers have discretion over discretionary issued but inadmissibility is not a discretionary issue and the consular officer is tasked with doing his or her job of enforcing the laws and regulations governing admissibility. That being said the issue is a complex one. For instance consular...View More
Unfortunately deferments do not count for immigration law. The officer conducting the naturalization interview would look at your moral character particularly in the 5 year period directly preceding your naturalization application. So, if you have any criminal history during that period, it will be...View More
Hello, I'm a german citizen who visited her boyfriend in the US without the intention of getting married. Now we decided that we want to get married and are confused with the laws. I also don't want to go back to Germany and want to stay here and we want to start the green card process on... View More
I am an office manager for a door/window/motorized patio screens company. My boss has paid a good deal of money trying to hire employees. Some accept the job, then don’t show up. Others just quit a day or so after starting, I could go on and on. There’s no shortage of business here and we’re... View More
Sadly our immigration system makes it very cumbersome for US employers to be able to hire foreign workers. There are temporary work visas such as a TN or H2. Permanent work visas would be H1B or EB visas. Any of these are very complicated so you should hire an experienced immigration lawyer to...View More
my girlfriend lives in the Philippines and I'm trying to figure out how we can meet. I've read that they will deny a B2 visa "to meet a boyfriend". what are our options? I can't get a passport so my going over there to meet her isn't possible... the plan was for her to... View More
I am on F1 visa married to a Green Card holder. We concurrently filed i130 and i485 in Jan 2023, when priorty date was current. Biometrics also done. My F1 visa will expire next month (in June 2023). I have two questions :
1. I know for spouse of US Citizen overstay can be forgiven but I... View More
I have been having daca since I was 17 yrs old. Married to USC and have an approved i-130. I am planning to file a i601a waiver because I dont want to file an adjustment of status. I believe advanced parole is too risky if they don’t let me back in the country. But the question is…I haven’t... View More
Honestly, you should take your query directly to an experienced immigration attorney for thorough analysis and advice. Adjustment of status is generally a much smoother way to get a green card than the waiver and consular processing.
I currently have daca and have been having it since before I turned 18. I am currently married to a US Citizen and have an approved 1-130. I do not want to take the risk of applying for advanced parole and then filing i-485. I would like to apply for the i601 a waiver.
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