To be clear, what you are speaking about is not a new law, but a new policy under the Biden administration. A subsequent administration could do away with the program if it so chooses. As to one's financial responsibilities under the program, they are not the same as those under, for...Read more »
Unfortunately, no. Once your I-601A is approved, you can show that (and other certain documentation) to get a driver license. Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney if you have additional questions.
For the purposes of answering this question, I will assume that you are either a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident yourself and that the "mother" mentioned in your question is your spouse and the child living in Thailand is your step-child. A step-parent can petition for a...Read more »
I have been reapplying every 2 years as permitted never been denied. No criminal récord, currently I work in the health care field want to continue with my education, but with DACA I do not qualify for much help. Unmarried, but have a baby. Is there any else I could qualify to work on becoming a... Read more »
Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who in the privacy of that consultation can evaluate all of your facts to see what more possibly can be done. Based on the limited information provided in your question, it is difficult to say what you may or...Read more »
I was deported on may 2005 because of my visa over stay and asylum denial , they give me 10 year ban, and my daoughter and I met when she was 18 before . her mother and ı never got married we broke up with her while she was pregnant , when my daughter found me ı was in Turkey on 2011 since than... Read more »
Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can look into the case on your behalves. Recently, USCIS has been processing cases very slowly. So, there may not be anything wrong with the case. That being said, it is not a bad idea to look into...Read more »
Assuming you are a U.S. Citizen, which is not something mentioned in your fact pattern, your spouse may be eligible to apply for adjustment of status whether filed before or after the expiration date of his/her I-94 card. A consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney is...Read more »
I have been working in the USA (Florida) for 4 years and 3 months. I am a software developer. My company has not started a Green Card process for me yet. I am from Russia. I would not want to return to my country because of the current situation there.
If you have not already done so, schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can review all of your facts in order to provide his or her informed advice. Note that ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many attorneys offer online video or telephone...Read more »
Assuming you are either a U.S. legal permanent resident or U.S. Citizen, you can file a Petition for Relative for your spouse immediately upon marriage. Whether it may be approved depends on a number of factors, including whether USCIS believes your marriage is bona fide and/or whether or not your...Read more »
Simply mark yes to the question about having filed a petition previously for your mother and then input the information that the form asks (name, date of filing and that it was approved). I might suggest that on the addendum page (page 12), you then indicate that the NVC terminated the case after...Read more »
There is insufficient information in your question in order to provide an informed opinion. Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can flush out all of your facts in order to be able to best advise you. Note that ever since the onset of the...Read more »
I have a SSN and work permit. I have been waiting for years for the uvisa, the lady that submitted everything said if I get married it won’t be any faster since I have to go this route because I entered US illegally when I was a small child. Is this true?
Having entered the United States illegally would complicate, but not necessarily derail, a marriage-based immigration case. There may be strategies for you to explore in terms of a marriage-based case after you are given U nonimmigrant status. If, however, you are still years away from a grant of...Read more »
The regulations indicate that USCIS is supposed to give the greatest weight to your reasonably anticipated income for the year in which the case is filed. You don't specify what your current income is or what your household size is. So, the answer is "maybe." Either way, consider...Read more »
If I was deported because of a simple possession of cannabis and tampering with physical evidence and was a lawfully permanent resident at the time does president Biden new cannabis pardon grants me relief because immigration does fall under the federal level can I get my immigration case review... Read more »
Was your conviction for simple possession a conviction under federal law (federal simple possession) or a conviction under state law (state - e.g., Florida - simple possession)? What President Biden has done benefits those who were convicted under federal criminal law, not under state criminal...Read more »
A requirement for pursuing adjustment of status under the Cuban Adjustment Act is that the individual was either inspected and admitted or paroled. At the end of the Obama administration, the government ended its policy of generally granting parole to Cubans who presented themselves without, e.g.,...Read more »
Hi, I’m a current green card holder living in Florida, approximately 16/18 years ago I was convicted of an assault in the 3rd degree (plea bargain), apparently it’s a crime committed without malice and non deportable, I do travel frequently internationally and I’m red flagged without fail on... Read more »
If in the future you would like to spend extended amounts of time outside of the United States as well as enjoy all of the benefits that you have accumulated/earned here in the U.S. while in permanent resident status, it may be advisable for you to seek naturalization. Simple assault is generally...Read more »
Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can evaluate all of the facts to determine what may be the best course of action. Whether, for example, he was "paroled" can dictate what options may be available, including, e.g., adjustment of...Read more »
We had to file I-130 separate from I-485. We now have the I-130 receipt of notice and all other supporting documentation. However, in that time, her b-2 expired. Do we need to file I-485 supplement a along with the I-485? Or are we exempt as this is a spousal sponsorship?
If you, the petitioner, are a U.S. Citizen, then your spouse's B-2 overstay in and of itself is not a disqualifier for adjustment of status purposes. She would not need to file supplement A. Consider, however, scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney...Read more »
Than after 2 courses both of my casas were dismissed! But I’m under student visa I want o to know if I can have any problem going back to USA after this issues ! Can someone who really s understand about to give the a sure answer ! I need to finish my master degree in Miami but I’m afraid to be... Read more »
You should consult with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can evaluate the dispositions in your criminal cases to determine what possible negative immigration consequences might exist. Without seeing the actual documents from your criminal cases, it is hard to say here online...Read more »
You should schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can evaluate the facts of your life to determine what, if any, paths to permanent residency or some other type of lawful immigration status might exist for you. There are too many "unknowns" in...Read more »
My wife entered the US on a K1 visa. We were married shortly afterwards. She was granted a green card. We were unaware that the initial green card expires after 2 years. She's live with me in the US since 2013. We have a family. I'd like for her to be a permanent resident and be on the... Read more »
Schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney. Assuming that she was not already placed in removal proceedings (without her knowledge) and ordered removed in absentia, the two of you could examine with counsel the possibility of filing an untimely joint petition to...Read more »
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