I never received the letter and NVC terminated the case. My brother has been in the US since 1990 and does not need a visa. But the application for adjustment of status says he needs to attach a copy of approval letter to his I-485 application.
When your brother applied for adjustment of status with USCIS, the burden is on him to show that he is eligible for the benefit sought. As such, he needs to provide evidence of the approved petition that forms the basis for his adjustment of status....Read more »
Your wife must answer any question on any immigration form truthfully. If she worked without authorization and is adjusting as the spouse of a US citizen, that in itself will not make her inadmissible; she should be able to adjust her status to that of a lawful permanent...Read more »
This question deals with immigration and family law. I will limit myself to answer the immigration question. If your daughter has a pending application for adjustment of status with USCIS and there are no other immigration issues (like removal order, arrests, and illegal entry),...Read more »
Based just on what you mentioned, children cannot be charged with committing fraud or crimes. I am certain there is an explanation as to why the wrong date of birth on the visa application. It looks like an honest mistake. The age difference between 11 and 14 will...Read more »
I've submitted my I-751 on April 2019 and had an interview with my spouse on December 2020. We're told, we'd be notified about their decision in the next 120 days. The deadline is past and I called asking about this, I was told again my petition is in process and I have to keep... Read more »
USCIS published processing times for Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence (I-751) at all Field Offices shows that these petitions are taking between 17 Months to 35 Months to adjudicate and currently processing I-751 filed on or before June 01, 2018. See...Read more »
I have a daughter that is 20 that is my preparer and translator. She is trying to help me get an EAD. I had one but it expired in 2007. I came to the USA legally with a visa in 2002. My EAD was in c09 status. All my documents have expired. My passport/visa. Parole paper, EAD. Also I’m here in... Read more »
As the other attorneys explained, to better assess your mother's situation, we need more information to assist better or guide you. Immigration Law is complicated and has a lot of nuances and intricacies to it. Nothing is ever as it seems. Before you waste your time...Read more »
I have indefinite leave to remain in the U.K but received it after i had my children which are now 17 & 18. I am in need of advice on how to obtain passports for them. Are they entitled to American passports because I'm an American Citizen? When they were born i didn't have indefinite... Read more »
For your children to derive US citizenship depends on if you meet the physical presence requirement and whether or not you were legally married to your children's mother. Your children's right to derive citizenship depends on several factors, including if you...Read more »
My question is if I got denied from 3rd country embassy (overstated my visa for about 140 days before I applied for asylum) how can I go back to US. What is the best way to protect me and my family. I have no serious reason to apply advance parole. Do USCIS approve advance parole to get interview... Read more »
It seems that since you arrived in the US, you have been proactive in finding ways to remain in the US with your family legally. Your inquiry poses multiple immigration issues that need to be addressed by scheduling a meeting with an experienced immigration attorney. I invite you...Read more »
i havea b1 visa valid until 2024 and i have over stayed for 6 years and i want to come back. idont have any felony or criminal record. what are my options during immigration check at nyc airport. i will be travelling soon from india to usa.
I will assume your B-1 non-immigrant visa was issued around 2014. You then came to the US and overstayed your authorized stay of presumably 6 months for more than a year. This alone bars you from seeking admission into the U.S. for 10 years, at which point you will allow to...Read more »
Hi. I applied for US Permanent Resident in October 2019 and I received the card in April 2020. I am a relative of a US citizen. If someone wants to pay me for a voluntary work i did in January 2020, will that be considered illegal? what are the exceptions USCIS provides? Thanks
The question poses two issues: unpaid wages by an employer (regardless of immigration status), which I won't discuss, and the impact of work without authorization on a family-based petition. I will assume that you were granted lawful permanent resident status through marriage to a US citizen...Read more »
Is it required/allowed to file i539(on b2 visa) if wife and i will be filing AOS(adjustment of status) through marriage based green card. Exipiration of i94(b2) is a about month away. What if there is a delay in reciept of notice, should we file for i539 just in case, before her expiration/before... Read more »
As a general rule, a B1/B2 non-immigrant visa does not allow a foreign national to have dual intent. Some foreign nationals are granted specific types of non-immigrant visas and could show a future interest in immigrating to the US while holding a non-immigrant status. I strongly recommend you...Read more »
My husband and I are disabled and live along in the house, He uses a walker and me a wheelchair, have been very difficult because we don't have family close and some times one of us falls at dawn in the night and we have to tried to help our self take long time but we do.
Is there any way to get him considered legal, he has a tax ID because he is a subcontractor, he has never been in trouble. Got deported because of racial profiling, he has no tatts, had 1 earring at the time but the cop said he looked like a gangster.
I am sorry to hear what your husband went through. He should get an ITiN #; you could reach out to the tax preparers agency to see if they could assist you with that. Regarding his immigration status, I don't have enough facts to provide you with a more accurate answer. Still, he may be...Read more »
My mother has GC I551 (77 no exp) and has lived lived outside USA with limited trips back and forth to USA with no issue getting through US immigration until 2019 when they questioned and allowed her through on a Visa waiver, which states that her GC is no longer valid. Question is my mother is now... Read more »
Hello, unfortunately, there is a presumption of abandonment of her LPR status based on the information. The green card that she was issued is a green card that did not have an expiration date. Green cards are only proof of status, not the status itself. Based on this set of facts, in more...Read more »
How long after the approval of i130 can a prospective immigrant wait to submit an affidavit from someone who meets the current guidelines? My husband lost his job, Im not sure if our approved i130 can "expire" if we dont go ahead with the immigration process soon. I dont know anyone else... Read more »
I will assume that your husband intends to proceed with consular processing. As a general rule, the petition does not expired but if the petition was transferred to the National Visa Center for visa processing and you do not respond to their communication within a year, the petition may get...Read more »
I'm a Swedish citizen living in London with my American now husband. We've been living together in Sweden and the UK for over 5 years, and just got married a month and a half ago in Sweden. We're in the US temporarily to visit family, before heading back to London to start the... Read more »
I am happy to hear that you are taking the necessary measures to be safe. The answer is yes. You can apply for your green card. I will strongly advise you to apply sooner rather than later to allow enough time for you to get a travel document so in the event...Read more »
First, you do not need an attorney to represent you before the Immigration Judge; you can do it prose. It is crucial to discuss your case with an experienced immigration attorney to determine any forms of relief available to you if any.
If this is your first appearance/hearing, you can...Read more »
If you decide to move while your application for naturalization is pending before USCIS you need to file a change of address form (Form AR-11) with the appropriate office. In theory, they are supposed to update the system and your naturalization interview should be...Read more »
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