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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on

Q: Hi I am a green card holder. I Overstayed in egypt more than a year. Now I want to go back to the USA.

I came to Egypt to study here. Then unfortunately I have lost my passport. Then I couldn’t go back to the USA. But my green card is valid until 2023. What can I do right now? Can you help me by giving your precious advise!

Denise Anderson answered on Jul 21, 2019

An immigration officer will look at your absence abroad and look at your intentions, to determine if you abandon your status as a green card holder. If you travel abroad for a continuous year or more, you likely will need a reentry permit to be readmitted to the United States. There are some... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for North Carolina on

Q: I was recently in a car accident that wasn't my fault and injured my left knee.

The other persons insurance company wants me to sign a release for now and then pay me. Im not sure if i should sign the form now and settle or if i should get a lawyer.

Denise Anderson answered on Jul 21, 2019

My recommendation, do not sign the release form and settle, get an attorney to represent you. I recommend that you reach out to an attorney who practices Personal Injury. Most insurance companies do not have your best interest at heart. They will not voluntarily disclose all your options for... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on

Q: How do I go about getting a green card as a professional?

I have been invited to work for a company in the US but don't have a work permit. I am currently in the US with a B1-B2 visa. I have been offered employment because I speak 5 languages and have a BA at the Academy of Arts in Amsterdam, Holland. I am a highly qualified administrator with 30+ years... Read more »

Denise Anderson answered on Jul 21, 2019

The best option is to contact an immigration attorney who will guide you through the process. First you must determine if your potential employer is willing to sponsor you. An experienced immigration attorney will explain the right process to obtain a green card.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Maryland on

Q: Immigration

Can i file for kids as a green card holder? My Husband is a United States citizen but lose his job so therefore I am the only person working in my household .

Denise Anderson answered on Jul 8, 2019

I cannot determine from your question if you are the biological or adoptive parent for the kids, or if your are related to the kids in other ways except for a parent child relationship.

If you are the parent of the kids you can file for them. A person who has green card can file for his/...
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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for North Carolina on

Q: i only make 1000 dollars a month i cant afford a lawyer who can i talk to about getting a divorce pro bono

i have not been with this woman for over 30 years we have 1 child and he is grown

Denise Anderson answered on Jul 6, 2019

You can contact Legal Aid of North Carolina; they offer free services for individuals who are not able to afford legal fees. There are certain criteria to be qualified as an indigent (individuals who are poor). A representative of Legal Aid of North Carolina will obtain your information and notify... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for District of Columbia on

Q: How to sponsor parents for green card?

My sister is currently attempting to sponsor my parents in receiving their green cards. My parents are currently on A-2 visas because my dad is employed with the Thai embassy as local staff. They both do not have medical records because rural thailand does not keep track of those very well. I... Read more »

Denise Anderson answered on Jun 25, 2019

The civil surgeons are normally equipped to provide the necessary vaccinations for purposes of Immigration. Civil Surgeons within each country are aware of the Immigration requirements for medicals, and are normally equipped to refer patients to the appropriate agencies for services they do... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Elder Law for Wisconsin on

Q: I live in Belgium and after a few months I will file my file to obtain Belgian nationality. I would like to live in USA

thanks

Denise Anderson answered on Jun 25, 2019

There are different immigration options through which an individual can apply to live in the United States. From the information you provided, It cannot be determined if any of the options would be applicable to you.

I would suggest speaking with an immigration attorney, explain the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Virginia on

Q: cost/time of getting my Dominican Republic girlfriend here I Virginia?

the love is mutual and we no longer want to be apart. She has two sister's already in the states if that has an advantage for our situation

Denise Anderson answered on Jun 11, 2019

There are different Immigration rules that would be applicable to your girlfriend coming to the United States. Absent knowing more information regarding you and your girlfriend I can't provide any specific guidance. Information such as: are you a U.S Citizen or a green card holder, what is your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for North Carolina on

Q: How do I get I divorce from my husband who is refusing to sign divorce papers?

We have been separated since 2008. He resides in Maryland and I have been living in NC since August of 2018. I don’t have the money for a high priced attorney and he knows that by him refusing to sign I will have to spend more money. Are there any attorneys in Wake County that are willing to... Read more »

Denise Anderson answered on Jun 10, 2019

The divorce process can be completed without your husband signing the papers. That can be accomplished by showing the court that your husband was served with notice of the divorce. Should your husband fail to respond to the notice, there is a designated timeline that must be followed in North... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for North Carolina on

Q: I cut my fingers badly. I went to local Emergency Room. ER Doctor put 2 stitches in one in Each finger, No x-ray.

No referral to a surgeon nothing,

My fingers are numb.

Can I get legal help

Denise Anderson answered on Jun 1, 2019

An emergency room doctor is normally trained to assess the extent of cuts or injuries and determine the correct treatment. A referral to a surgeon is not normally done for every cut and injuries to a finger; a referral is done if warranted based on the extent of the cut. Likewise, X-rays are not... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for South Carolina on

Q: I been Madrid 8 months now nd I don't get it

Denise Anderson answered on Jun 1, 2019

In an effort to provide you with an informed answer I request you complete your question above and resubmit.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for North Carolina on

Q: Should I expect to get reimbursed at least for medical bills at Urgent Care facility for dog bite - $175.00?

I'm riding my bicycle through my neighborhood (on the street) last night, and I come up on a lady with 2 German Shepherds loose in her yard with her. I hear her say "oh no", and the dogs start growling/barking, and then they attack me. As she's yelling "they don't bite", one of them gets me good on... Read more »

Denise Anderson answered on May 25, 2019

Yes, you should be able to receive reimbursement for the medical bills you incurred. You can also receive compensation from the dog owner for the injuries you suffered. You need to show that the German Shepherds were pet dogs, and the owner did not confine them. Vicious dogs like German... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for North Carolina on

Q: If the ER didn’t inform me of, or treat me for, a medical condition I have do I have legal grounds to sue the hospital?

I was taken to the emergency room by ambulance a few days ago after going to urgent care with extreme abdominal/lower abdominal pain and intense vomiting. After 6 1/2 hours with no IV, no fluids, a CT scan, and an ultrasound; I was told that there were abnormalities in my left ovaries and fluid in... Read more »

Denise Anderson answered on May 19, 2019

A person can have legal grounds to sue the hospital, but the important factor is whether the lawsuit will be successful. Based on the facts you provided you would likely not be successful against the hospital because the symptoms you outlined do not rise to adequate damages for a successful claim.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for North Carolina on

Q: Will my crime record affect getting a green card?

Hey! Im an European citizen, my fiancé is a marine and I’m 6 months pregnant. I got tickets to the USA in July to get married and start our family together and apply for green card and use parole in place to stay there.

I’ve committed a crime ( shoplifting) and I will have to pay a... Read more »

Denise Anderson answered on May 19, 2019

Shoplifting is often termed as a petty offense. The fact that you committed a petty crime does not bar you from obtaining a green card; you may still be admissible to the United States. The decisive factor is whether you have committed shoplifting on more than one occasion, and whether you entered... Read more »

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