I have been married for a year in May 2019. I got my 2 year green card in February 2019 which is valid till February 2021. Do i remove conditions on my green card within 90 days of my second marriage anniversary or is it 90 days of the GC expiration date?
File within the 90 day period before the 2 year card expires. Otherwise, there can be complications if the petition is not received, not filed or otherwise rejected. Be forewarned that the form instructions are incomplete. That is why it’s wise to seek legal advice. Good luck.
I'm a green card holder(obtain in 2018) and my husband is out of status. He's been brought to the USA as a minor and when he turned 21 his status expierd. If we apply for a green card for him, would he have to leave the country to be able to adjust his status? If he leaves he will get banned for... Read more »
More information is needed. Was he admitted, inspected and allowed to enter the U.S.? If so, what type of visa? Has he ever departed the U. S.? These, among numerous other questions should be answered before any further action is taken.
As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with...Read more »
I am a lawful permanent resident with a Green Card (won from the DV lottery; arrived in USA July 2018). My boyfriend of almost 3 years is living in the UK illegally. He is originally from India and has lived in the UK illegally since 2002. Is there a way for my boyfriend to come to USA so we can... Read more »
It will take a while. Perhaps, longer than you anticipate. I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications. Good luck.
Even tho I am a us citizen his wife and we have a child together we have filled out the i-130 on 10/29/18 we have not heard anything back. Fyi the attorney was the one who told us to fill it out and submit. My question is was the attorney doing good in saying my husband wanted asylum when the atty... Read more »
Your attorney may be doing all that is possible. The I-130 requires consular processing. He may need a waiver of inadmissibility for unlawful presence, but more information is needed. If there is a communication gap or you do not understand, then to figure out if your attorney is doing all that can...Read more »
My parents were not married. Yet i am acknowledged by my father and i am bearing his surname. However, there is an entry on the date and place of their marriage. How can i correct this? What to do? Does this entry if not corrected matters whenever i will get a visa?
I am a US resident and have lived in the US since 1980. Only my father became Naturalized he passed in 2011. My mother has not become Naturalized. How do I know if I am eligible for the Acquisition of Citizenship?
This person is scheduled to be ordained as a Priest this upcoming 4/27. He was at a Citizenship hearing but forgot a required paper . He was not allowed to leave to obtain the missing document and was detained by ICE. My Church is trying to help and has asked to right recommendation letters. Can I... Read more »
More information is needed. This sounds a bit more complicated than failing to bring in a document. Usually, people are taken into custody because they are deportable or were ordered deported. It is unclear whether the letter will be of much help. If the person is represented by a competent and...Read more »
My wife's I-485 was denied this week because my evidence of assets doesnt meet the federal poverty line. They sent us an RFE in December asking to see my entire 2017 tax return and my bank statements for every month in 2017. My tax return showed that I grossed over 69k in 2017. I had over 87k in... Read more »
More information is needed. What date was the decision? Is it more than 33 days ago m? You may want to consider whether to file a motion to reconsider or a new filing. Many choose the latter, but it depends.
As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced...Read more »
My father just received his green card. I'm 23 years old and I'm living in the U.S. with no status (my visa expired long ago). Right now we're just waiting until he earns his citizenship, so that he could sponsor me. But I'm wondering if there is any other way to speed up the process? I saw online... Read more »
It is unlikely that you can adjust status to a lawful permanent resident. You are not considered an immediate relative for immigration purposes. However, more facts are needed. I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney, who can learn more details...Read more »
I obtained my 10-year green card after 4 years of marriage to my usc husband, in fall of 2018. We didn’t have to go through i751 because we had been married for more than 2 years when we filed. This month he filed for a divorce. We are still friendly and peaceful. Will I lose my permanent... Read more »
You are allowed to file for citizenship through naturalization after five years of lawful permanent resident status. You may be asked to document the relationship. It is always best to maintain an amicable relationship, if possible, with your ex-spouse. However, it is understood that...Read more »
My husband was arrested for domestic battery to a pregnant woman. I didn’t press charges. But the state picked up the case. There’s a no contact order. I’ve been very worried about if he will be deported. I think he has his residency and is in the process of getting his green card. If he is... Read more »
It means that he is likely in deportation court and his request for bond was denied. It’s unclear whether you can secure his release or file a well prepared motion to reconsider quick enough. He may be scheduled for a final hearing.
I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent...Read more »
He’s being charged with 2 level 5 felonies for battery to a pregnant woman and one misdemeanor for domestic battery. As we are about to have a baby together I’m worried about him staying in the country
More information is needed. Is he a lawful permanent resident? How long has he lived in the U. S.? Were you physically injured? Is he being detained by ICE? Did you pay his bond? Was he released? Such questions are best answered in a confidential setting.
More information is needed. Why did they remain outside of the U.S. for over a year?
A lawful permanent resident green card holder is presumed by CBP to abandon their green card status when they do not make their principal residence in the U.S. for more than one year. If there is any...Read more »
Hi, i entered the US in 2010 with green card, petitioned by my dad (US citizen) as unmarried son. However, i got married 14 days before i entered. Its been almost 9 years and i have petitioned for my wife, she got here in 2013 and we have 2 kids now(both US Citizens) i went for my naturalization... Read more »
My mom entered the U.S on a B2 visa almost 6 months ago, her allowed time to stay is 6 months which are going to be completed in 4 days. She is from Venezuela and she is a cancer patient. during her time here she started to feel ill and she was rushed to the hospital. I don't want her to go back... Read more »
im a U S citizen and we are married with children together. my husband fled from Haiti. he was in hiding for months there. due to the corruption with the Policital war. he suffered life threating, turture, unthinkable abuse,lost of 30 pounds from starvation and thirst during his hide out. he is... Read more »
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