Last month, I got married to US Citizen and she does not meet minimum income requirements. Thereafter, I talked to my uncle and he said he and his wife together makes about 35,000 a year in total household income for year 2019 based on IRS tax filling. And, this was only for year of 2019.My uncle... Read more »
My fiancee and I have been together for three years. She is on F-1 visa and she just graduated from her graduate school last month. We are going to get our marriage license on July 21 and her 60-day grace period will end on August 14. We plan to have a wedding ceremony later. I am just wondering if... Read more »
No. The law allows you to file for adjustment of status if you were admitted and inspected into the United States. The fact that you fall out of status is not an issue, but being placed in removal proceedings for deportation complicates matter. There are additional restrictions that have been...Read more »
You misunderstand that law. You must be physically present for a continuous physical period at least 4 years, without significant disruptions. However, if you are NOT married to a U.S. citizen, you must have been granted lawful permanent resident status at least five years before attending a...Read more »
More information is needed, but this seems complicated, and perhaps, the USCIS made a mistake in granting lawful permanent resident status. In addition, the USCIS can get confused if steps were not taken to clarify how she qualified when approved.
I have a friend who is here on a Q1 Visa. Due to the virus, she lost her job and is experiencing a hardship and cannot return home. And given the current situation, travel is not advised. I helped her file an exchange of status from Q1 to B2. Unfortunately we did this 5 weeks into an overstay... Read more »
Why not? There seems to be extreme confusion. The concept of harboring an alien, at law, is terribly misunderstood by the American public! You are allowed to support a friend in her effort to change status.
She filed late, but in doing she may have challenges that were left unexplained to...Read more »
I have family at O’Hare that is currently being detained. They were declared inadmissible because they were missing a “wavier” in which CBP did not state which waiver. Is there anyway to help them get into the country before they are “deported” back to their home country of Germany?
Someone I know is in this situation now he got an email from the consulate that his visa got revoked on unknown grounds, "This email is to inform you that your U.S. visa has been revoked pursuant to section 221(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and is no longer a valid travel... Read more »
No. This persons will be unable to enter the U.S. They will also have trouble seeking a new visa to enter the U.S., but the EU and Australia are separate matters unrelated to any decision by a U.S. Embassy. Good luck.
The above is general information, not legal advice, and does not...Read more »
Hello,it s Riccardo here,i was deported in March 2017 in Miami airport.They found out I was working illigal when I was trying to comeback to Miami after a short holiday to sud America .The immigration officer that day told me I could actually re apply for the visa after 1-2 years but It was not... Read more »
You were summarily excluded at the airport without a hearing before an immigration court. That means that you will eventually have to file a request for 'advanced permission to re-apply,' among other responsibilities before USCIS and the State Department can consider a different visa...Read more »
Will the new asylum decisions affect all applicants in the past who have traffic violations such as aggravated speed and have been reduced to a petty crime? Is there sufficient reason for refusing asylum? Or take it as a reason against the person
If your case is still pending, and a decision is not final, then any regulation that 'actually goes into effect' will impact you if it is effective before a final decision. That is, unless the regulation is somehow modified to indicate otherwise.
I am unmarried 30 years old. Me parents became citizens of the US. Now I am in the US, waiting for interview, because I have pending asylum case. As I understand, my parents can fill Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. But am I qualify for Adjustment of Status? Should my parents fill Form... Read more »
Answer 1: Not necessarily. Answer 2: Probably not, but more information is needed. It may be in your best interest for your parents to file a form I-130 as soon as possible, but more information is needed!
It is not what you believe. You are subject to visa quotas. The Family first...Read more »
I was explained that "if you have been married for less than 2 years at the time of adjudication of the request for your resident status then you will be granted the conditional status". Does that mean 2 years after which of the following:
If 'more than two years' have elapsed from the marriage date to entrance into the U.S. 'or' when adjustment of status is granted, then the marriage visa holder is admitted as a lawful permanent resident, not just a conditional resident, who must take the additional step of...Read more »
More information is needed. A question like this requires a careful review of the decision denying naturalization. What is clear is that she cannot travel nor obtain new employment without an unexpired lawful permanent resident card. As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or Zoom/Skype...Read more »
It is likely, but more information is needed, but you should probably work with a competent immigration and visa attorney in case there are discretionary issues that create confusion for you. There may be more than one option.
If the questions are improperly answered, and that is not...Read more »
Im 18 years old and I live with my parents in Spain, I would like to claim my citizenship through birthright, when I was born my dad was an American citizen but he didn't stay in America for 5 years or more, is it then possible to claim it through my grandparent?
I agree. However, it can be difficult to unearth evidence for deceased grandparents. Often, some of us who have grandparents from other nations find it difficult to locate enough evidence to prove that we derive citizenship, elsewhere. It is unclear that you want to hire an attorney to take care...Read more »
My friend from China scammed me. He said his business is legit and he asked me to collect payments and send it to him. My bank closed my accounts because of it and deducted money to my other accounts to send the money back to people who marked me as fraud. Will this affect my application to get a... Read more »
If this just happened, a Federal investigation may be pending. If you spoke to Federal Officers, then you may be subject to further action in criminal court. This will delay any action and may even result in detention and deportation.
I strongly recommend an appointment with a...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Vega. I posted an answer to this, earlier. It is unclear whether you will need to return to your home country to consular process. You can fall out of status while you await a final decision on your asylum petition with the immigration court. As a result, I strongly recommend...Read more »
My wifi was unable to pass through the first interview because of income insufficiency. But now I have sent her my 2019 income tax form which meets the requirements. However she has not received her Visa.
If your wife has been denied as likely to become a public charge, then she is inadmissible. If more than 1 year has elapsed since the decision, then you may need to file, again. As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are...Read more »
It means that you represent yourself. If you have an attorney, then the attorney has not been able to entered a properly prepared appearance form to the satisfaction of USCIS, ICE, or the Department of Justice. It can also mean that one of the agencies did not see the form attached to the...Read more »
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