I had Green Card but was not living in the USA. When I came in December 2017, I was stopped by CBP at the airport and after lots of paperwork and hours, got a Parole Card and documents related to Removal Proceedings. I was given a NTA that said that date, time and place were "to be... Read more »
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 »
Fiance(s) visas are intended for those who following their entry to the United States plan to marry here and pursue adjustment of status from within the United States. In your case, it appears that your fiancée intends on departing after marriage (and hopefully before the expiration of her...Read more »
My wife wants a divorce and possibly report me to uscis like she did before when we were together(she sent an email to uscis that she thought I was with her just for the green card which is not true). She wants me to leave our house and me to remove all my belongings and is threatening me with... Read more »
Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney. Many attorneys during the pandemic, which hopefully is fast approaching an end here in the United States, offer online video or telephonic consultations. Such an attorney can evaluate best your facts and...Read more »
Consult with a competent and experienced immigration attorney to review the facts of your case as may be applicable to the citizenship laws, which have changed over the years. As to the most recent law whereby a permanent resident child can acquire citizenship by virtue of his or her parent(s)...Read more »
I have a daughter that is 20 that is my preparer and translator. She is trying to help me get an EAD. I had one but it expired in 2007. I came to the USA legally with a visa in 2002. My EAD was in c09 status. All my documents have expired. My passport/visa. Parole paper, EAD. Also I’m here in... Read more »
Consider having a consultation with a competent, experienced immigration attorney who can review the facts of your case with you to provide an informed opinion. Additional information beyond that which you provided in your question is needed. Many attorneys now offer online video consultations,...Read more »
As the saying goes, "There's no time like the present." - particularly given the requirement that you and your fiancée have met physically at least once during the 2 year period immediately preceding the filing of your Petition for Fiancé(e). Consider scheduling a consultation...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
Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can advise you and your mother the proper procedure for immigrating permanently to the U.S. given her intent to do so from outside of the United States. If she has preconceived intent from outside of the...Read more »
Hi .. i am greencard holder since December 2016 , I have trips outside USA some between 6 months to 1year but none more than 1 year to settle my things and quit the job in my original country , total time outside USA less than 30 months, I settled in USA since March 2019 and have no intention to... Read more »
Unless you have been married to and living with a U.S. Citizen spouse for the last three (3) years, it would be premature to file an application for naturalization, as it seems you may need to file under the "5-year" rule. Even then, if you have any trips outside the United States during...Read more »
Depending on a number of factors, including but not limited to whether your father was a U.S. Citizen prior to your 18th birthday, you may have automatically acquired U.S. Citizenship before your 18th birthday. What would be best is for you to schedule a consultation with a competent and...Read more »
It would certainly be wise for the pastor, his wife and their children to schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney. The limited amount of information you provided does not allow one to say conclusively whether, for example, prospective cases could be completed...Read more »
Yes, one may pursue a fiancé(e) visa during the pandemic. In fact, before even dealing with the U.S. Embassy for issuance of the visa, the U.S. Citizen Fiancé(e) must file first here in the United States a Petition for Fiancé(e) with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. Once that...Read more »
Generally speaking, with some exceptions, overstaying one's status is not an impediment to seeking permanent residency from within the United States based on marriage to a U.S. Citizen. You should likely schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can...Read more »
To the extent you mean submitting an entry in the DV-2022 program, being here in B-2 status would not preclude you from submitting an entry so long as you meet all requirements for the DV-2022 program. See...Read more »
I am a permanent resident and I want to know if I can married my boyfriend (who lives out of the country) and have him go back to his home country. When I gain citizenship (I applied already and I am in my sixth month of waiting for an interview), I could have him come back to the USA and filed an... Read more »
You can marry him while you are only a permanent resident and can in fact file for him while you are only a permanent resident. His case will be placed in the preference category line. After you naturalize, you can always "upgrade" it to "spouse of U.S. Citizen." As far as...Read more »
As you can see from the responses, there are attorneys available to assist. Consider scheduling a consultation with an experienced immigration attorney who can not only listen to what your concerns may be, but who can also ask you a series of questions to determine the issues that may exist for...Read more »
I am a US citizen and I want to bring my boyfriend from Dominican Republic to the United States. I would like to know which would be the best and fastest way - should I merry him in DR or should I apply for the fiance visa here in the US ?
Generally speaking, and assuming that you and your fiance(e) meet the requirements for the K-1 visa process, a fiance(e) based case would go faster than a case wherein you marry abroad. That is a generalization, and you should consider having a consultation with an experienced immigration attorney...Read more »
Additional details are needed in order to answer accurately your general question. A competent, experience immigration attorney will likely ask you a series of questions to determine what are your facts and, based on those facts, what is the best course of action for you. Many attorneys during...Read more »
It would be best to schedule a consultation with a competent immigration attorney. There are additional details that are needed in order to be able to provide an answer. There can be different paths to citizenship depending on one's facts. Many law firms, including my office, are providing...Read more »
Supreme Court case law affords children an education up through and including high school, notwithstanding their immigration status. Of course, a child in B-2 visitor status who attends school would be violating the terms of his/her visitor status, but the school would not (should not) prevent the...Read more »
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