I am recently going to court for an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in St Petersburg Florida. I was offered PTI program I have court on the 15th of this month to decide whether or not the court will accept my application. there's a high chance of my case being dismissed.
I'm French citizen living in the US as a permanent resident. I would like to avoid becoming a long-term resident as I don't intend to stay in the US forever. Is it possbile to obtain a O-1 non-immigrant visa instead?
Legal question. I got my first dui November 2019 in CT-no accident involved. My criminal lawyer said that they will seal the case and wont show up in my record. Because of covid they kept suspending my case until now and the court hasn’t have happened yet. In August 20’ I made 5 years in US... Read more »
You will not be granted naturalization with a pending DUI.
even though the case may be sealed and not on your record you must answer yes to the question whether you have ever been arrested and convicted. you must furnish a complete certified c opy of the record to the USCIS.
I'm a US citizen who will be sponsoring my foreign wife soon. I understand after the petition has been approved and the application moves to the second stage at the National Visa Center, my wife will be required to submit her birth certificate along with other civil documents. We're... Read more »
I am planning to get her here to live with me..Can I ask the immigration officer for adjust of status at the port of entrance ? O need to start the petition while she is over there? ..She is alone in Ecuador...my brother and sister can’t take care of her but I am
There is no adjustment of status at the border. You will need to sponsor her by filing the proper forms with supporting documents. If she is seeking an immigrant visa she will need to go through consulate processing. If she is in the USA she may adjust through the USCIS.
I received a citation to appear in court by a police officer for a misdemeanor petit thief. I went to court (never to jail) and then the charges were eventually dropped. Now I am going for my interview for my USA Citizenship. When they ask me "if I have been arrested"; can I still say... Read more »
My sister, who was 18 at the time my mom was being naturalized, got her citizenship through my mom. I wasn't able to because I couldn't get in touch with my separated dad as I was a minor and needed permission from both parents. Now that I'm 18 (I'm a permanent resident), do I... Read more »
I am Canadian citizen residing in NYS on a H-4 visa. I recently found out that I was aging out of my visa, as I am turning 21 years old this month. Is there a way for me to remain in the United States? I have looked into switching my H-4 visa to a F-1 visa. I have also looked into getting an... Read more »
As you have stated; you have a number of options. Which option is the best option is largely up to you and your circumstances. Any of the options are time sensitive. I suggest you consult with an experienced immigration attorney to discuss the options.
My son's birth certificate includes his US citizen father's name. He was born in wedlock, currently divorced. We would like to know how to get my son's US citizenship as his father is currently incarcerated in Waco, TX. Thank you.
Max penalty the country of origin for it is 2 years but expected penalty is few months or community service. convicted person is 3rd party to the company (not an insider, not directly connected with an insider). Is it possible to get a waiver? convicted person also has a Masters degree from top 5... Read more »
You should have an experienced immigration attorney review the record. If this is an Aggravated Felony you may be exclded and no waiver may be available at least for some years. If this is a CIMT you may be eligible to file a waiver. If you are aligible for a waiver you will need to meet the...Read more »
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