If you were issued lawful permanent resident status on December 29, 2016, you can not apply for naturalization on January 2, 2021 unless you are eligible for an exemption of the 4 years and 9 months filing requirement.
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Due to new regulation, international students would have to leave the country if colleges transfer to online only. I currently have a F1 visa and was wondering: would you need to leave the country as well if you're married to a US citizen?
If you entered the U.S. with the F-1 visa and you are now married to a U.S. citizen, you are in position to file for adjustment of status with USCIS. You should visit with an experienced immigration attorney for additional guidance.
If you are applying for adjustment of status to that of a lawful permanent resident, you must file the FORM I-944 unless you are exempt from the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The following are exempt:
The proper and correct manner of filing your federal tax return can be determined by your CPA /accountant and your immigration attorney. The federal tax return will come into play when you file the FORM I-864 with USCIS or with the NVC and can definitely impact the process.
USCIS announced they will furlough most of their staff. That will probably slow the processing of our F2A petition. Besides, there are more COVID cases in the USA than in my home country. In this context, is it a good idea to wait a bit longer to enter the USA late enough to avoid a CONDITIONAL... Read more »
USCIS may furlough personnel by the beginning of August 2020 if Congress does not provide additional funding. Additionally, USCIS wants to increment the filing fees to bolster their revenue. USCIS has frittered its funds in the past few years with activities and programs that are not entirely...Read more »
Your U.S. citizen parent can file the FORM I-130, relative petition, on your behalf with USCIS. The filing of the relative petition will not affect the asylum request nor the employment authorization that has been issued to you. The relative petition will also provide you with another option in...Read more »
Does the ban on new green cards until dec 31 affect only the consular processing, or the approval of i130 and NVC are likely to be slower too? My husband filed F2A for me, our priority date is in sept 2019
On June 22, 2020, the President signed a Proclamation extending his previous immigration ban (Proclamation 10014) effective immediately, and extending new restrictions on the entry of certain non-immigrant workers, effective at 12:01 AM EDT, June 24, 2020.
I'm a German Citizen with my 3rd E2 Visa working and living in the US. My Visa will run out next year in February. On 11.11.2018 i got married to my wife which is an US citizen. Since we are almost married for two years we are planning to apply for my green card now. We have not applied for... Read more »
You can be issued the 10 year resident card if at the time that USCIS adjudicates the FORM I-485/I-130 you have been married to a U.S. citizen for at least 2 years. You do not have to wait until November 2020 to file the request for adjustment of status in that USCIS does not adjudicate a request...Read more »
I am in very peculiar situation. I recently got married to U.S. Citizen and she want to file I-130 for me but I am currently under removal proceedings as my asylum case is in Immigration court, for 1 year bar (my final hearing date is set for 01/04/2023). Now the situation is my wife lives in Texas... Read more »
Your U.S. citizen spouse can file the FORM I-130 with USCIS and announce in the petition that you are in removal proceedings. The petition also requires that you announce the addresses where you and your spouse reside. USCIS will eventually schedule an interview appointment at a USCIS field office...Read more »
If you wish to apply for naturalization in 3 years after receipt of the resident status, you will need to present proof of your marriage. If you divorce, you will need to wait the 5 years to file the FORM N-400.
The custody of your child can be determined by mutual agreement or by court...Read more »
My husband has only begun the process of legalizing. We have a 7 year old daughter and he has been in the USA for 11 years. I was born here and am a citizen. He is from Ecuador. We have paid the initial fees but his mother is sick in Guayaquil. Can he go to her and still continue the legal process... Read more »
If your husband has filed the FORM I-601A to obtain a waiver of his unlawful presence and then he departs the U.S. , then he will have to submit another FORM I-601 at the time of his immigrant visa interview at the U.S. consulate.
Currently my wife (Argentinian) & I (US Citizen) are filing to change her status from L1 Visa to Green Card. We are in the early stages of this process & are trying to decide whether or not we should be filing the i131 form along with i130, i130A, i485, i765, i864 & i944. The reason... Read more »
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