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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Changing jobs after green card based on employment received

I have got my employment based green card a month back however now my current employer isn’t focused on my promotion and compensation change. I have come across a great opportunity and want to switch jobs, wanted to know is there anyway current employer can cause issues with my green card for... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Oct 14, 2022

Once your permanent resident status was approved by USCIS you are expected to work in the sponsored position for a reasonable period of time.

The law does not set a specific amount of time that you must remain with the sponsoring employer.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Personal Injury for New York on
Q: Can I Get a green card after i got electric shock in a mall whit my son...

I was in the mall with my son when I saw one of those moving toy cars for children .. I put my son in and while I was going to put money in I got a strong electric shock in my leg and a strong shock .. luckily my son is well .. but i am having leg and hand problems losing my job as a chef .. there... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Oct 14, 2022

I am so sorry that you and your son were involved in an accident at the mall.

The incident that you have described, however, is not an event that can be classified as a crime that qualifies you for the U visa.

You can visit with a qualified and experienced immigration attorney...
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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I Am an American Citizen, I would like for my Egyptian father to come to the United States and get their Citizenship

I am 21 years old. My Family is currently in Egypt.

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Aug 23, 2022

As a U.S. citizen over the age of 21, you can file the FORM I-130 with USCIS on behalf of your parent.

You must present evidence to USCIS of the requisite evidence of your familial relationship.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Do I need to apply the Reentry Permit?

I am a permanent resident, 68 years old, wife and 3 children are US citizens, Prof. of Economics at Kansai-University (PhD from Michigan).

I was told at DTW that I need to apply the Reentry Permit since I spent more time in Japan than in US. I could come back to Ann Arbor to see my wife... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Aug 6, 2022

If you are intending to spend more than 6 months but less than a year abroad, you should consider applying for a re- entry permit while you are physically present in the U.S. Otherwise, CBP at the U.S. port of entry can take the position that you have abandoned your resident status if you are... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: DACA, plan on visiting Brownsville, TX. Should I be concerned about the border patrol stop on my way back to houston

I have DACA.

I live in Houston, TX and plan on visiting Brownsville, TX.

My understanding is there's a Border Patrol stop leaving Brownsville? Should I be concerned even though I'm only going to Brownsville, TX?

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Jun 24, 2022

You are allowed to travel within the U.S. if you have been approved for DACA.

At the checkpoint at Sarita, Texas, you will need to present the DACA EAD and the un-expired DACA approval.

Do NOT cross the international bridge between Brownsville and Matamoros unless you have an...
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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Illinois on
Q: I just became a US citizen after marriage. I would like to sponsor both my parents that also live in the US.

The only problem is that I was laid off in January 2022. I’m still looking for a job. Can I still sponsor both my parents without earning an income right now or can any friend/family help sponsor them?

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Jun 4, 2022

As a U.S. citizen, you can file the FORM I-130 for each of your parents. If your parents lawfully entered the U.S. then the FORM I-485 can also be filed with USCIS. The U.S. citizen petitioner will have to also file the FORM I-864 with the adjustment of status process. If your income is... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Iowa on
Q: Can we start the k1 Visa process?

I've recently got divorced in Wisconsin which requires a 6-month stay to remarry. Since then I have moved to Iowa that does not have those restrictions on remarrying. I have met a girl in the Philippines while visiting there and we have been dating every since and want to get married. Since I... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on May 15, 2022

You must be unmarried to be eligible to file the FORM I-129F petition to begin the process for the K-1 fiancée visa. After the petition is approved by USCIS and the K-1 visa is issued by the U.S. consulate and your fiancée enters the U.S. you can then marry. This process will generally take more... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arizona on
Q: Senior engineer applying for engineering manager position

Hi I am working as a senior engineer in a reputed company on H1B with a approved i140. It came to my notice that layoffs are imminent in next few months. I started interviewing and cleared a technical manager position interview in another company . Is there any challenge with my immigration H1B... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on May 5, 2022

You should consult in private with an experienced immigration attorney to assist you with this matter.

Good luck to you.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Missouri on
Q: I have a question about my 190 bio appointment and application and need to speak with an immigration base in Missouri.

I need to know if I can reapply, still have my PR status or will I now be deported

You did not appear for your scheduled appointment.

Therefore, USCIS considers your application abandoned and you are not eligible for replacement of

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Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on May 5, 2022

You seem to have been granted lawful permanent resident status in the past and you were filing the FORM I-90 to extend the validity of you resident status card.

You must keep in mind that you are a lawful resident until such time that an immigration judge declares that you are no longer...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Me, US Citizen, will marry a Mexican Citizen. How do I apply for her resident status in the US?
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Apr 18, 2022

You will need to file an immediate family petition (FORM I-130 + FORM I-130A) on behalf of your spouse.

If your spouse entered the U.S. lawfully and is not inadmissible then the FORM I-485 can be presented to USCIS to request the adjustment of status.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Q: I would like to file for citizenship but I am wondering if I have to proof of corona 19 vaccination?
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Apr 14, 2022

The process to request naturalization (FORM N-400) does not require that you obtain any type of vaccination.

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Muy buenas tardes yo soy colombiano. Entre con proceso de asilo y estoi. En busca de. Un abogado

Y poder sacar. Mi permiso. De trabajo

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Apr 10, 2022

Antes de todo es importante consultar con un abogado con experiencia para comprobar que eres elegible para aplicar para asilo político. Después de aplicar se puede pedir un permiso de trabajo 150 días de haber presentado la solicitud. Si podemos ayudar con mucho gusto estamos disponibles.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Q: I lost my i94 and passport in a house fire. My wife got her citizenship and wants to file for me. I want to prove entry

How do I prove lawful entry. I came here in 2005

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Apr 6, 2022

You can file and request the duplicate for the FORM I -94 with USCIS.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: e-2 visa

for buying a business

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Apr 3, 2022

You may be able to request the E-2 visa at the U.S. consulate or adjust status in the U.S. if you :

- are a national from a country with a treaty that allows for visa issuance for treaty investors,

- invest a substantial amount in a bona fide qualifying business, and

- seek...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Domestic Violence for Utah on
Q: Can I file for vawa on my own or will I need a lawyer

My husband is a permanent resident and I'm out of status. He is very verbally abusive. We were married for 3 weeks and I left after being suicidal and over dosing on sleeping pills. He always uses my immigration status to "get me in line". Threatens to divorce me and tells me that he... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Mar 22, 2022

In light of the information that you have posted, I highly recommend that you visit with an experienced and qualified immigration attorney to obtain personalized guidance. The expert advice and guidance by such an attorney will certainly improve your chances of success.

Good luck to you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Michigan on
Q: Is a interview required for the I- 485 application
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Mar 16, 2022

An interview by USCIS is required in most cases involving the filing of the FORM I-485. USCIS in their discretion can waive an interview. This can occur in cases involving an adjustment of status based on a relative petition filed by a U.S. adult son or daughter on behalf of a parent. Interviews... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Q: Should I apply for I-539 or i-485? Or both?

Hi.

My mom has nonimmigrant visa(10 years).

This is her second visit to the US(she came here before on 2016) . I am US Citizen and I applied I-130 for her online. Her stay will expire next month and I want to extend her stay. I am a single mom, working full time and all my family is... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Mar 11, 2022

The basis for the filing of the FORM I-539 may be difficult to justify according to the information in your posting.

For that reason, your mother should consider filing the FORM I-485 if she wishes to remain In the U.S. for an extended or permanent basis.

Good luck to you.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: I became a USA citizen last year. I have a 4 year old son in Costa Rica I want to petition to bring here with me.

My 4 year old son currently lives with his mom in Costa Rica but I would like to bring him here with me if possible, how can I get him residency or citizenship.

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Mar 2, 2022

As a U.S. citizen, you can file the FORM I-130 on behalf of your child who resides in Costa Rica. Upon approval of the petition by USCIS then the case will be routed to the National Visa Center and ultimately to the U.S. consulate in San Jose. After the immigrant visa is issued to your son and he... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Best route or process to claim parents that have been here in the US to have them get their travel and work permit?

Mother has been in the US for over 15 years and I’m her 22 year old son ready to claim her and have her paperwork get started what’s are the first steps to doing so ?

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Feb 28, 2022

You did not provide sufficient details in your posting. If you are a U.S. citizen you can file the FORM I-130 on behalf of your parent. If your parent is not inadmissible for any reason and has lawfully entered the U.S. then the FORM I-485 can be filed with USCIS.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Alabama on
Q: I didn't use my married name when I applied for my adjustment of status is it too late to add it before I get greencard
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Feb 20, 2022

You can present your marriage certificate at the time of your interview with USCIS to confirm your change of name.

Good luck to you.

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