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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: I missed my master calendar hearing. I got green card through marriage through a US citizen. I was not able to apply to

My partner and I are separated now. I recently had a criminal conviction of healthcare fraud and had 6 months prison sentence. And I just wanna go back home to Canada. Will they arrest me right away?

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on Jun 14, 2021

Your failure to appear has most likely resulted in an order of removal. If you never plan to return to the USA there is no reason that you can not just leave - based on the information you have provided.

ICE can seek you out and arrest you but this is rare.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: How to transfer from visa to green card.how long will take the papers to finish.

I have my dad who lives overseas he's coming soon to USA , and he's married to a two women they will accept it or not and what we should do.

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on Jun 10, 2021

Married to two women at the same time is not legal in the USA. He will be found inadmissible.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on
Q: What steps to take in order to have a successful citizenship procedure?

I am a permanent green card holder back in 2019 I became involve with a criminal case dealing with the crime of obtaining property by false pretense. I was placed in this program the public defender suggest me and later on 2020 the case was dismissed. I am wanting to become a citizen and would like... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on Jun 10, 2021

First; depending on how you got your LPR status; You are not eligible to file for NATZ until you have been an LPR for 3 or 5 years.

Based on the limited information your provided; it sounds like you entered into a program, probation, or other form of predisposition in exchange for a...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts on
Q: i came in the united states when i was 11 years old now I'm 20 can i do anything to get a citizenship or get close to

the only thing I've done is file for an ITIN number but other than that everything has been done by my family but it feels like there is so many opportunities that I'm missing out on that my family is not a aware off.

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on Jun 2, 2021

DACA?

Provisional Waiver?

Consultation with an experienced Immigration Attorney?

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: My wife on a b/1b/2 visa got married to me a us citizen in California . Can she enter the United States again?

Before the pandemic started I got married to my wife in California. She currently is studying in Mexico and fully employed but I would like her to come visit me after the pandemic border restrictions are over. Can she still enter to the us without any problems? She has her visitors visa still... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on Jun 2, 2021

Your wife should carry with her significant documentation to show that she is only coming to the USA to visit and she intends to return to Mexico. Because she is married to a USC their is a presumption that she intends to immigrate and her visitor visa may be cancelled.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Obtaining certificate of non-existence

I am originally from the Netherlands and reside in the US without legal status. I just found out yesterday my mother is dying and I need to return to the Netherlands. I am already trying to obtain a Laissez- Passer/Emergency Passport from the Netherlands but I was told I also need a certificate of... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 27, 2021

You are free to leave the USA. You will not be able to return.

Based on your post it sounds like the problem is that your Netherlands passport is expired. Most consulates will not renew a passport for their citizens unless you are in the USA legally. The issue is being admitted into the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I GOT MY EAD CARD BY MAIL THEY DID UPDATED MY NEW ADDRESS.WE GOT EMAIL FROM USCIS WHAT DOES IT MEANS I DIDN'T GET RFE

Thank you for your inquiry dated April 28, 2021.

Regarding your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.

USCIS records indicate that we are awaiting your response to our Request for Evidence (RFE) on this case. Your case is currently in suspense or... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 27, 2021

If you did not receive the RFE you need to notify the service.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Ohio on
Q: I want to ask about the immigration 90-days rule for changing F1 to Green Card.

I am a U.S citizen and I want to marry an F1 student who will enter the U.S this summer, can we apply to a marriage green card right away and cancel her classes for now until she gets the in-state tuition fee ? or that would be risky due to the 90 days rule ? and if we do apply for the green card... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 27, 2021

Your spouse will be forgiven any overstay or out-of-status time because she is adjusting through a USC immediate relative. By your email you indicate immigrant intent for your spouse who is entering on a non immigrant visa. Yes be careful. It is misrepresentation to enter the USA on a non... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Can I get divorced in Florida?

My husband and I currently live in Florida. He is here with a work visa and I’m with a spouse visa and we’re in the process of getting our green card but we do not have it yet. Can we file for a divorce in Florida? Or do we have to file in our country where the marriage took place?

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 27, 2021

You may divorce in Florida provided either you or your spouse have lived here at least 6 months. ALSO, your visa is based on your marriage relationship. When you divorce and no longer have that relationship your visa is no longer valid.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: My green card expired while waiting to be approved for citizenship. Do I need to renew my green card?
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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 27, 2021

Provided you timely applied for NATZ you will not need to renew your green card. Timely generally means you filed for your NATZ at least 3 - 6 months before your green card was to expire.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Can my fiancé(Japanese) enter the US witba tourist/visa waiver or does she need fiancé visa?

I am a US citizen and we are planning to get married soon. She is Japanese and will be. Oming to visit in July, we talked about the viability of getting married while she’s here but we want to know if she specifically needs a fiance visa to enter and get married. We’re planning a trip back to... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 20, 2021

Entering the USA on a non immigrant visa with the intent of immigrating is visa fraud. I strongly suggest you speak with an immigration attorney in private so that the alternatives and procedure can be explained to you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on
Q: I have conditional GC. Can we live seperate but close?

I am on conditional GC. We lived together all this time and there are no major problems between us. We are deciding to live seperately starting the last couple months because my US citizen partner needs to take care of a family member for a while. We are going to be close and remain in a... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 19, 2021

That is a very bad idea. Two people in a viable marriage do not make such a decision. There is a presumption that your marriage is not viable. Your reason for living apart is not a good one. Secondly, I caution you to be careful what you post online as anyone can read it.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on
Q: My husband has been living with another woman. He told her that he married me to come to the U.S. Can he be deported?

My parents and I sponsored my husband to come to the U.S. He moved out of my house 4 months ago and I thought that he had his own apartment. But it was a lie. Yesterday I got a call from the police telling me that he had been arrested for indecent liberties with a minor. The officer said that he... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 14, 2021

You should send a certified letter to the USCIS. The letter will be placed in the file and seen when he applies for any immigration benefit. You should also notify ICE.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Traveling with green card in maiden name and passport in married name?

I got married abroad a year ago and hyphenate my last name with my husband name (Evans-Karalis). Now my foreign passport has my married last name, but the green card, that will expire in 2026, has my maiden name. I have marriage certificate translated in English. Will I have any problems to enter... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 14, 2021

Carry your Birth Certificate and Marriage License with you.

When you apply for Naturalization change your name to your married name.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Change status of my VISA Waiver program by getting married

My fiance is a US citizen and we getting married soon. I came to the US 18months ago with a Visa Waiver Program. Will it be possible to change my status? How long does it take?

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 14, 2021

Yes. You can marry and file to adjust your status. The process is currently taking about 9 months.

A noncitizen admitted as a nonimmigrant without a visa under a Visa Waiver Program is barred from adjustment of status. [8]Similarly, a noncitizen admitted as a nonimmigrant without a visa to...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: I filed I-130 petition for my brother and it was approved in 2009. Can he apply for adjustment of status w/o the letter?

I never received the letter and NVC terminated the case. My brother has been in the US since 1990 and does not need a visa. But the application for adjustment of status says he needs to attach a copy of approval letter to his I-485 application.

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 13, 2021

Follow the instructions provided you. You may obtain a copy of the approval letter by filing a FOIA.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: Is the k1 visa denial that my mother faced where I was listed as an accompanying child with k2 visa hurt my student visa

I have filed out the DS-160 form to apply for F1 visa a week ago but their were two questions that bothered me to my core after I managed to fill them saying "No", the two questions are the ones blow

"Have you ever been refused a U.S visa before?"

"Has... Read more »

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 12, 2021

Your mother was rejected. You were not rejected but you were not eligible because your mother was denied. On your student visa application you should explain your answers.

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: If I get emancipated will I get an Ilegal Status or what happens in this case?

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 11, 2021

More information is needed to answer your question. What is your current status? What is the status of your parents?

How old are you?

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: I am married to US citizen and I am unemployed do i still need my sponsor affidavit?

I am a home maker for 5plus years. My husband is supporting me.

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 10, 2021

Much more information is needed to answer your question. Are you an LPR? How long have you been an LPR?

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: I am a US citizen an wants to file for my Dad, a widower. He had remarry once (wife died) since his and my mom's divorce

Now that he is a widower and had been divorced from my mom for our 30 years, do I still have to show proof of marriage to my mom, divorce from my mom, marriage to his deceased wife, and her death certificate? Please let me know which applies and which does not apply. Thank you

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Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 10, 2021

Supporting documentation will include your parent's Marriage License and Dissolution and your Birth Certificate with your father's name on it. Yes. You will need his marriage license to his second wife and her death certificate.

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