Questions Answered by Kyndra Mulder

Q: Immigration Matter

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Maryland on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
You can't. Having a child in the USA does not qualify you for LPR status.

Q: Me and my foreign wife go to a green card interview next month. However, I was recently charged with a misdemeanor of

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Hawaii on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Yes. You need to report it and provide a complete certified copy of the record from the original arrest report to the final disposition. If the case was dropped in exchange for a plea and/or any program..... it is considered a guilty charge by the USCIS. It is also a crime of violence and a deportable offense if considered guilty by the USCIS. If the foregoing applies to you I suggest you see - immediately - an experienced immigration attorney who specifically practices in the area of the...

Q: What do I do if my green card is about to expire and they ask me for extra documents to approve my citizenship app???

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Based on the information you provided the documents requested are typical. Had you had an attorney the attorney would have provided the documents with your initial application. What you need to do is provide the documents requested and the information requested.

It sounds like the officer is inquiring into the possibility of a chain of marriage fraud. The government can revoke your status and refer you to the immigration court for removal proceedings if this is found. Therefore i...

Q: Will my crime record affect getting a green card?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for North Carolina on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Assuming the conviction is for a misdemeanor shoplifting charge you will be eligible for a petty offense exception. However, even with the exception it can be determined that you lack the good moral character necessary to adjust. You may want to consider retaining an experienced attorney to assist you and your husband.

Q: Hey there My question is how can find the best price and best immigration lawyer help me for affiliate of support? Thx

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
You will need to call around. Attorney's have their own fee structure.

Q: How can I get my parents and sister a tourist visa from Brazil?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
For a visitor visa they must show strong ties to their home country and that they intend on returning. When the whole family is coming at once their is a red flag that you all intend on staying in the USA and not just visit. Substantial evidence will be required.

Q: If I file an immigrant petition for my siblings, would they find it harder to get visit or work visas in the interim?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Yes it will be much more difficult to obtain a non immigrant visa because they have demonstrated immigrant intent.

Q: If my 4 kids are born in the United states can I apply for my residency because of my kids being born here.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
No. You are not eligible for LPR status because your children were born in the USA. When they become adults, provided the law does not change, one of your children may sponsor you.

Q: Can i go back to my country to study college while waiting for my green card here in US?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Nevada on
Answered on May 20, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Additional information is important.

If you are waiting on a green card through marriage and want to live apart from you spouse for an extended period of time this will raise a question as to whether your marriage is a valid marriage.

You must maintain a permanent residence in the USA while you are a student overseas. Permanent Resident means what it says.

You can apply for a re entry permit if you plan to be away for an extended period of time.

Q: Parents became citizens in the 90's I was under 18 and a resident did I automatically become a citizen? I am 37 now

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Answered on Apr 8, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Based on the information that you have provided; you were an LPR and your parents became USC's before you were 18 years of age. You automatically became a USC. You need to file the N-600 and receive your certificate of Naturalization.

Q: As a legal resident for 20 years, can I visit my home country for 2 weeks and be deported when I come back?

3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on Feb 21, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
You have stated no basis for your removal. Perhaps there are facts you have not shared.

Q: I had American residency and applied for green card, it was approved . While I was waiting to get my green card in mail

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law on
Answered on Feb 19, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Residency means just that. You abandoned your residency by remaining outside the Usa for more than a year. You can not get it back but will need to re apply.

Q: I130 petitioner lose her green card

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Answered on Feb 19, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
First, Your mother surrendered her status almost two years ago.

Second, The petition follows your mother's LPR status - abandoned.

Your father will have to file a new I-130

Q: My husband is in bastrop county jail and has an ice hold I need help to get him out

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Answered on Feb 18, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
You need to call an attorney experienced in immigration and specifically in removal proceedings.

Q: I am US asylee , have approved travel documents, do I still need to apply visa to go Canada ?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on Feb 18, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
Unless your country of origin for which you remain a citizen and have a passport has privileges to enter Canada without a visa then yes you need a visa to enter Canada.

Q: If I applied for asylum in the USA, and the application is denied, can I still hold my tourist visa.?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Answered on Feb 18, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
You can have a valid visa and Asylum pending at the same time.

Q: I would like to get my children us citizenship so what can be procedure?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Feb 18, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
In the event the your children are not USC's through you and are not registered as birth abroad children of a USC you will need to obtain immigrant visas for them. You do this through the US consulate. You will need to provide sufficient documentation that the mother of the children has granted you permission to bring the children to the USA.

Q: Do I need to submit a copy of approval notice of I-130 to USCIS?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on Feb 18, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
If the USCIS was notified when the I-485 was filed that it should be joined to the I-130 you do not need to notify them.

Q: Is there any way for an undocumented immigrant ( 18 years old ) can immigrate to another country and be legal ?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on Feb 15, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
You will need to research the requirements for the other country.

Q: I am on F1 visa.My parents are residents here and they have filed I-30 for me. Embassy or USCIS office for interview?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Idaho on
Answered on Feb 15, 2019
Kyndra Mulder's answer
First: It depends on your age.

Second: Because your parents are LPR's and not naturalized (assuming you are a son and not a child) you will need to adjust from outside the country.

Third: Your adjustment will be faster if your parent's are USC's, Nevertheless you may have years to wait.

I suggest consulting with an experienced immigration attorney.

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