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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: My husband got caught about 16 years ago with paraphernalia and was charged with that. He went to court and did some

Classes that the court ordered him to do. A lawyer told him he will never be able to fix papers. About 4 years ago someone tried to rob my husband and cut him with a knife he had to go to the hospital and a police report was made. Can he apply for a VISA U after 4 years since the incident and with... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 27, 2020

I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney. It can take a while to explain, to a skeptical person, all of the issues to that client’s satisfaction.

The issues can depend upon the words in the criminal law violated in tandem with Federal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Utah on
Q: Can I apply for a green card while in opt?

All my family is in USA. My sister is citizen and my mother got her green card recently. I would like to stay in USA, since all my family is here. I’m an F1 student and I’m applying for my opt in about 3 months.

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 25, 2020

If you are over 21 years old, you may need another dual intent visa to allow you to maintain status. There are also other challenges, when you are in the U.S. on a non-immigrant F1 visa or try to return. You may have other options.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Who qualifies as O1-B petitioner and agent for multiple employers?

I'm currently in the US on an O1B visa as a performing musician, and my status is expiring this year, so I'm going for another O1B petition to get three more years. My previous petitioner had a production company through which we filed the petition. And in the petition, his company was established... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 25, 2020

A less credible and poorly established petition can be challenged by the USCIS. It may appear dubious. Extensions have been denied, which can have an impact upon someone who also depends upon the ESTA visa waiver program. If you are pretty much done with the work, consider working abroad, again.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Education Law for Nevada on
Q: I’m 16 years old and I can’t find any path to becoming a citizen.

Basically when I was 6 months old my parents brought me to the United States and overstayed their VISAS. Nobody in my direct family is a legal citizen, and I am at a loss for answers. I’m currently going to a CTA highschool and I want to go to university and college, but I have no idea how to go... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 18, 2020

The question requires legal advice that can take time and should be limited to an appointment, perhaps, a legal opinion.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney, who will take the time to carefully explain what...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Business Law on
Q: We have LLC In California. We are 4 members in LLC. Now we have dispute. 2 members are on one side having 33.3% .

1.in this condition how the matter will be solved and make us more powerful as per state law.

2. In original LLC we had equal rights as a members. But the ist party change the SOI declaring himself as owner of the company without informing us.

How can we protect our rights and what... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 18, 2020

This does not appear to be an immigration question. Please elaborate?

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on
Q: I am wanting to apply for a visa for my husband who resides in another country. I was told i need 3 years proof income

I was employed for over 15 years at the same job which i resigned in January 29,2019 to take care of a family member who got cancer which right now is in remission thanks to God! Now i am planning on going back to work. Can you tell me if i can apply for his visa and if theres a chance it will get... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 18, 2020

I agree with Mr. Black, but immigration law is complicated. There are many reasons for the USCIS or State Department to deny or revoke a marriage based visa.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: Married to green card holder who is active duty army, green card help

I’m an international student and my husband is a green card holder, he is scheduled to be deployed in March and is wanting to file for a spousal green card. We’ve been married 8months now, however I’m still in status as I’m enrolled. How do we go about it? The uscis website says we should... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 15, 2020

It will depend upon where you live and how organized both USCIS and the filing is. The F2A category is current, which means that you may be able to adjust status sooner than normal. This will require a significant effort to get the matter expedited. If not, this can create complications.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Illinois on
Q: Needed free advice will appreciate your time and honest answer

Need to know 2018 i have been arrested by police in 2 hearing my case was dismissed my record is still on website i can see it cant sponge because it need 5 years more im married now i keep this situation secret from anyone now im filling immigration form to be immigrant as 5 .5 years already... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 14, 2020

You commit perjury which is a Federal crime if you knowingly withhold a fact when requested. You also disqualify yourself, because hiding an arrest is a material misrepresentation according to the USCIS. This can result in denial and an actual reason to disqualify you. Your fears are more of a... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Attempting to immigrate to Israel. My birth certificate lacks my late father's name. I need to prove paternity in court.

In order to immigrate to Israel, I need legal evidence from the court or department of vital statistics affirming that my father is indeed my biological father. Both my parents are deceased. I have collected extensive evidence thus far, including my father's will which names me explicitly as his... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 11, 2020

You may have to be content with life in the United States unless there is a Zionist organization with an interest in supporting your cause. Immigration is considered a civil right. An Israeli immigration attorney may be able to consider the next steps, but you income will likely create challenges... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: New application for c1d visa

My K1 fiance visa was denied under section 221g and was sent back to NVC for further administrative process, i was also having C1D visa for 5 years from November 2006 till October 2011, which was cancelled saying that if i have applied for immigrant visa i cannot have non-immigrant visa at same... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 11, 2020

Why was the fiancé visa denied? Find out! Immigrant intent is not an issue unless you have no desire to marry the person who applied for you.

In general, all foreigners are presumed to have immigrant intent upon applying for any non-immigrant visa until they rebut the presumption to the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: My fiance is here on a k1 visa. we have 90 days to get married. friends say louisiana law will not allow us to marry.

friends say we are wasting our time and if we get married louisiana will not approve our marriage licsense. they say we will have to get married in texas. we have all documents required and translated into english as required. is this true? if so what can do?

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 10, 2020

If your husband is lawfully present in the U.S., then he should be allowed to marry you. Ignore your friends. Check with Parish Officials and the internet for the required documentation. If you are confused, schedule an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: will louisiana recognize my marriage to my fiance in k1 visa?

we have 90 days. we have all documents

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 10, 2020

If you petitioned your fiancé, he was admitted into the U.S., and you marry each other within 90 days, then he can file for adjustment of status. You will need to make sure that you present all required and needed documents and forms, as well. If you are confused, or more evidence is required,... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Ohio on
Q: Hello, Does anyone know Ohio's laws regarding providing non-legal immigration services?

For example, according to USCIS, Anyone is allowed to give you limited help such as read you the form, translate information, write down information that you provide to complete the form, and help gather documents such as birth certificates necessary for the application. I fully understand this... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 8, 2020

The USCIS warns people to seek accredited representatives and those who are licensed to practice law. Otherwise, people have been known to get into trouble.

When someone advises and instructs you on how to do a legal process, such as selecting the proper forms and helping you answer the...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: My husband’s OPT is expiring in June, will he be able to stay in the US while we are filing for a marriage green card?

My husband is currently doing his Optional Practical Training and it will be finished this June. If we submit our marriage green card application before June, would he be able to stay in the US during the adjustment of status?

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 5, 2020

If he processes outside the U. S., then it can take over a year. If possible, and you are married, you should petition him and he should adjust status in the U.S.

In addition, not all applicants can process in the U. S., nor even become lawful permanent residents. As a result, I strongly...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Is there a difference in wait time for a marriage green card if both spouses are in the US vs both spouses living out?

My husband is currently on an OPT and I am a natural born citizen. His OPT is expiring in June and we are trying to figure out what our options are after it expires. We were just married in December and are curious if there is a difference in the waiting time for a marriage green card if he has to... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 5, 2020

If he processes outside the U. S., then it can take over a year. If possible, and you are married, you should petition him and he should adjust status in the U.S.

In addition, not all applicants can process in the U. S., nor even become lawful permanent residents. As a result, I strongly...
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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: 22 mths and 10 days of waiting for i751 waiver (abuse) to be resolved. Can I file for naturalization? Or wait in limbo?

I haven't heard any about case since July 2019...I have since relocated and changed my address and was told my case is at my current local office. It is Frustrating...Feb 2018 Filer.

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 4, 2020

How strong is the evidence presented for your self petition? Did you submit enough evidence to support all of the elements of a claim? There may be complications about to emerge. The delay may be the result of a pending investigation.

It also depends upon whether you qualify for...
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5 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: My mother is an Immigrant for 20+years and I want to know if there is anything she can do to become legal.

Hi, Ive had this question for a long time. My mother is a Mexican immigrant . She came here over 20 years ago and had me. My father is legal but they didnt work out. My mom has been dating someone else for the longest time now, around 6 years and Im curious to know if she can get married, if she... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 3, 2020

As you can read, the process is a bit more complicated than just marriage. In fact, some may be eventually found disqualified, even if married in good faith to a U. S. citizen.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Where I can find a good attorney to help him? To no cost to much $$$
Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Dec 31, 2019

It depends upon what must be done and the time involved. It’s unclear whether all that you need is an appointment which is not going to cost that much.

If you know that violated the law when you entered or or overstayed, then this challenge should have been planned for at that time. You...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: How can I help someone that is in imperial regional detention facility

It’s my boyfriend, he has kids here that needs him here, and his life is gonna be on risk in Mexico his Court day is on Jan 29

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Dec 30, 2019

He will need an attorney as soon as possible. I strongly recommend a teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Immigration Law and International Law for Florida on
Q: How can I get my undocumented daughter back from the U.S after I've been deported?

I've been deported. However, my undocumented ex-girlfirend and undocumented 3-year old child remain in the US. She refuses for me to have any communication with her and is now in a situation where her current boyfriend's ex-wife is threatening to hurt my daughter. His ex-wife is upset that my... Read more »

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Kevin L Dixler answered on Dec 29, 2019

Your decision not to marry her complicates matters. If you are on the birth certificate, you will need to assert your right to joint custody at a minimum. In doing so, you may be required to help support your son. You can be forced to prove that he is, in fact, your son. This is really more of... Read more »

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