This can be viewed as visa abuse, where you can return. An abused B2 visa may result in review on renewal. Remaining in excess of six months may result in delay at a future primary inspection at an airport, even exclusion from the U.S.
A future admission may be denied based upon the...Read more »
That's a loaded question best discussed in the office. Some additional questions will include, "How did you obtain your conditional greencard? (e.g. investment based or family based?) What sort of bankruptcy is it? (personal or business based). There is a form I-944 that has to be...Read more »
Attorneys often have concerns about ‘when’ a client will return once they have to take care of a sick relative. What starts as three weeks and last three, five, ten months or over a year. This can eventually bring into question whether a person’s permanent residence is located in the United...Read more »
My boyfriend has an Open - Bench warrant issued since 2011, because he didn’t showed up to the court because he signed a paper to get deported, so Ice took him in. On his case record it has his year of birth wrong it says “1991” but he’s from 1993 and he was 17 years old, but since he... Read more »
My uncle is a US citizen, and in 2013 he petition our family for permanent resident, and now in the USCIS I write our receipt number and it shows that our case was received, can you say about how many years we have for waiting? Thank you
Likely, its not the approval of the USCIS petition, but the visa, itself, which can take many years. The 4th preference family visas can take over a decade or two. This means that if you are over 21 years old at the time that the visa is available, you will be unable to immigrate, since you can...Read more »
I moved to Europe permanently wo years ago. My wife is American and we visit the USA roughly once a year. I still have a bank account as well as a 401k. Is there a way to keep my green card indefinitely?
No! It is possible that you can be charged with abandonment. A lawful permanent resident is supposed to spend a majority of the year within the U.S. Yet, it is the intention of the applicant that is challenged at the port of entry. As a result, a simple annual trip will not be enough to...Read more »
so I don't live the states my dad used to, and he already has a passport, I am 20 years old and very interested in getting the US Citizenship, so is there a way since I am not bellow 18 to get it from my dad?
Your dad will need to get the permanent resident petition filled for you first as soon as possible, along with the visa processing. If you are unable to enter before you reach 21 years old, or reach 21 before the consular interview, you may have to wait many years in the Family 2b category....Read more »
The appeal in question was to be done within 30 days of the initial decision. My friend is not sure whether the appeal was actually completed. I have tried to look into the process online but it does not go into details. I thought an appeal had to be registered and stamped but do not know if I am... Read more »
A receipt from the Board of Immigration Appeals or from the USCIS should be sent to the attorney. That can take a month, but if he paid the filing fee in addition to the attorneys fee, this may be reassuring. The appeal depends upon what is presented to undo the denial. The application for...Read more »
I have applied for stay extension in July but till now (December) there's still no decision. My question is, can I leave the U.S if my I-539 extension application is in review?I'm on B2 visa & My I-94 is expired. will there be any problems with the immigration and does it affects my visa in future?
The automatic revocation of the I-539 can create issues in the future. If you wait for a decision, it is unclear whether such a delay coupled with the exceptionally long stay can affect your right to return to the U.S. in the future.
In general, such I-539 extensions should be carefully...Read more »
They met in a US bar in January 2020. He left for Dubai or Morocco. They have FaceTimes 4x daily; and he flew to California to see her (while she was on a trip). He has proposed to her; given her a very cheap ring. States it is custom for the bride to pick her ring after they marry. What can I... Read more »
How does your daughter feel about the situation? She spends a lot of time with him!
Parents can speculate. As a parent, we can get controlling and possessive, then interfere in a way that has lasting consequences. An attorney can also do the same based upon decades of experience....Read more »
I was denied entry into US at airport in 2013 by US immigration officer. I was served with a five year inadmissibility to the US at the airport. This admissibility is expired since 2018. Now I am applying to Graduate programs in the USA universities . One of the questions in the graduate... Read more »
More information is needed, but you will still have challenges getting a visa. You must know the reason why you were summarily excluded from the U.S. Some of the reasons for the exclusion can serve as an indefinite ban to getting a visa. This is true even if five years have passed!
I just applied for citizenship n 400 and put no on the question legally change name instead of yes. But there was also the next question have u used any different names like the nickname... On that, I put yes... Now, what will happen? Please tell me?
My boyfriend,age 25, has been in US since he was a child, illegally. He's never had a us license. He got arrested at age 19 for dui. He was arrested yesterday for dui(out on custody release). I am the owner of the car, and was unaware that he'd been drinking. I was asleep in passenger... Read more »
I’m trying to get my fiance in the US. She tried tourist visa so many times but keep getting denied. She still married to her Previous husband. She applied for Annulment waited for 2 years and still get denied. We don’t know what other options we can do. We been together for 6 years now. All I... Read more »
I agree with Mr. Vega. In addition, she is disqualified from getting a B1/B2 visitor visa unless she can overcome the legal presumption of immigrant intent. The fact that you intend to marry her confirms that she is disqualified from a B1/B2 visa.
They are immigration attorneys and made a mistake regarding my immigration status in the US.
Should the letter be notarized, legalized, etc.? I will need to file that letter with new attorneys/immigration offices/government office, and therefore, I would like to make sure that letter will... Read more »
This reads like a very complicated challenge that should be handled by another attorney who knows what they are doing. Much more information is needed, but rather quickly. Justia.com is not geared to do anything other than encourage you to hire another attorney in such situations.
I am 61 years old, I recently got a green card sponsored by my son who filled affidavit of support. I applied for health care in market place showing my income earned on tutoring and getting tax credits. Am I eligible for the benefits?. Should I add my Son's income also?
The first issue is whether you will obtain a government benefit based upon having a lower income. That is a means tested benefit! The second is whether the sponsor will be required to reimburse the government for that means tested benefits.
6 members in our family.our relative had applied immigration for us (f4 cat.).4 members name had come and they have reached usa.How much time required for the rest of the members and what is the proces?
If a derivative beneficiary has 'aged out,' then it may take years, even decades for a family member to not only petition them, but for a visa to be available based upon the extremely limited visa quotas. It likely means starting, again, with a petition from a new family member. There...Read more »
I regret that your son cannot petition you as an immediate relative until he is 21 years old. Also, the decision whether to petition you is within his control. He may be disqualified when he reaches 21 years of age depending upon the situation.
You do not qualify to adjust status based...Read more »
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