If you are representing yourself at least you appreciate that you are doing something wrong. If you have representation, the discretion being used, that is, the advocacy and time spent to present the request seems to be ineffective or insufficient based upon the immigration judge's...Read more »
I have an approved VAWA which I filed concurrently with I-485. I’m not sure whether to file a motion to terminate removal proceedings or file EORI-43B? Which of these will grant me a GreenCard? Thank you.
More information is needed. If the person is without status in the U.S. or overstayed a visa for more than a year, then they can trigger a 10 year bar to lawful admission in any status. That means that they may not be able to lawfully return to the U.S., among other indefinite complications to...Read more »
More information is needed. It is possible that your daughter's form may have not been properly completed. It is equally possible that that the USCIS needed proof that you previously filed the form I-485 application. Review the material. If you are still confused, you ought to seek an...Read more »
The difference between legally married (on paper) and entering into a marriage based upon a good faith relationship are significant. Someone who has yet to meet their spouse is likely to eventually be challenged prior to or during processing....Read more »
Contractor performed stunningly bad work in my 1200 sq ft condo gut job. He did not complete a second bathroom but charged for it. He used the wrong glue, no nails or screws for base moldings and door casings which are now separating from walls.He knowingly installed damaged cabinets, charged me to... Read more »
It depends, but a lot of people who try may eventually be on their way to immigration court for deportation, which is also called removal. It is best to seek legal an appointment from a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications. Sometimes, other...Read more »
My father and I got our green cards through my mother legally. If my mother commits a crime such as a larceny and gets deported, will my father and I lose our green cards as well since we got them through her? I'm not asking about an immigration crime , we got our green cards without any... Read more »
If you lacked earnings, then the USCIS may take an average of the annual income. However, if the petitioner remains unemployed during 2022, then the Service has been known to require a joint sponsor in some situations.
If this matter is an issue, then you ought to consider hiring an...Read more »
I'm currently in the US (holding a B1 Visa) and I just learned about that petition and the approval. I have Venezuelan & Canadian citizenships, but I'm now interested in the Green Card because I'm running a business in US.
So, do you think that I can just apply for the... Read more »
If she naturalized after your birth, then you must be lawfully admitted as a lawful permanent resident before your eighteenth birthday to derive citizenship through her. Normally, citizenship is derived at birth, but there is an exception for lawful permanent resident children admitted into the...Read more »
I'm a US citizen, and I filed the form I130 to bring my parents, my issue is that I have younger siblings (10 years old) and I don't know if she can immigrate with them at the same time as she can't stay by herself, I do have other siblings younger than 21 but they are in college... Read more »
The minor children, your siblings, must be petitioned individually, as fourth preference beneficiaries. The children are not derivative. The children may be petitioned by their parents in the second preference category. However, that can take quite a while.
More information is needed. She may, but it depends upon whether she can qualify as a petitioner and you are eligible to adjust status as a matter of law. If not, she may be able to petition you, but you may have to consular process. More information is needed about your relationship and whether...Read more »
An alien must have a work authorization card or an employment visa for a stated employer-petitioner. Any alien who lives and works without authorization falls out of status and is subject to possible deportation.
This doesn’t appear to be allowed, because you will likely receive payment,...Read more »
Her mother who is Korean and I married before her daughter turned 18. I am trying to determine about how long it might take to get a family Visa because I read some countries like Mexico take years. Does Korea take a long time?
Hello my brother cam eon H!B and he became undocumented. He had Illinois Physical Therapy assistant license which he had to put on hold as he could not renew in 2018 before the SB3109 which states that no applicant shall be denied a license solely based on his or her immigration status or... Read more »
Your brother was admitted and inspected in H1b visa status, so he is documented. However, he has fallen out of status by overstaying his visa. This means that he has accrued unlawful presence. Likely enough for a ten year bar from lawful admission should he depart the U.S.
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