I recently was asked to interview for an international travel show. I have a Misdemeanor Assault conviction - Class A - confined to 8 days time served in September 2013. Should I even take the interview? I don't want to deal with a potentially humiliating situation of being denied entry at an... Read more »
It depends upon the laws if the country to which you are traveling. Some countries may require that you apply for a waiver in advance of your trip while others may not view the conviction as a ground of inadmissibility.
The usual route is to apply for permanent residence for her. That can take about a year to complete. If she is in the US at any time, you can file for residence in the country and she can remain. An I-129 for a work visa may also be possible if she has an offer of employment from a US employer.
I am from The Netherlands, my partner is from the USA. At this moment we are both living in the Netherlands, in 2016 she got her temporary residence permit to be able to live in the netherlands and work - with this she has the same rights as i do as a dutch citizen. Unfortunately she wants to move... Read more »
If you marry in the Netherlands, that will allow your US citizen spouse to sponsor you for lawful permanent residence. You would not lose your Dutch citizenship. It takes about a year to complete the process whether you do it in the U.S. or in the Netherlands. If you adjust your immigration...Read more »
I am a US citizen currently working in India. I submitted an I-130 petition for my Indian wife at USCIS, New Delhi. My petition was approved and my case was referred to the US consulate in Mumbai for final processing. My wife submitted a DS-260 application online to the consulate. However she made... Read more »
Have her submit a new DS-260 with the correct answers. Print out the barcode sheet and have her take it to the interview. She can explain the corrections at that time. You can also send an email to the Consulate asking for it to be forwarded to the IV Chief with the corrections explained.
We are both currently in the States at the moment. BUT my question is do we apply for the I-130 form only or can we apply apply to both I-485 and I-130 concurrently at the same time? (My husband entered on a visa this trip to the States (valid for 10 years)). However he will be travelling back to... Read more »
Since he entered on a visa, you can file concurrently. But, since he is leaving on December 1, this will not be enough time to obtain the advance parole document that he will need to return to the U.S. As such, the I-485 would be deemed abandoned and he would have to consular process to complete...Read more »
I have been a victim of assault and battery, I have received case No. and criminal complaint that was filled in the county, when this incident happen, the defendant run away, he already graduated and gone back home, but im worried if I go back home to extend my visa, will it effect my record this... Read more »
Maybe. She can apply for a reentry permit, which serves as the best evidence that she did not intend to abandon her residence while abroad. You should discuss your work plans with an attorney as she may qualify for Naturalization or a N-460 might help her while she is abroad.
Hi there! What is the issue if my fiance had a wife 8/10 years ago and now we are planning to get married? Just to clarify, we are both gays and he was married to a woman around 8/10 years ago. He has the divorce certificate already, issued last month, there was no kids. I am 23 and he is 37. I ask... Read more »
As long as he completed a divorce, then he is free to marry you. He will need a certified copy of the divorce decree to prove that he is free to marry, but it should not be a problem from an immigration perspective.
My husband used to abuse me sextually, hit me many times and turture me mentally and physically ,blackmail me too. Last time when he hit me, i called on 911 soon after my husband sent me to my parents home (India)with kids in 2016. After that he didnt contacted me nor helped us not even financial.... Read more »
I want to become US citizen right now I am in California since 2 weeks still have driver license from Alabama been there since 2010...do I have to wait 3 months in California ?? I need this process quick since I need to bring my girlfriend and my child that’s fixing to be born please someone help... Read more »
You can get married and submit an I-130 now. It can be upgraded once he becomes a citizen. You will still need to maintain an underlying nonimmigrant status, such as an H-1B or an F-1. Some people that have H-1B denials will go back to school on an F-1.
I am trying to bring my father-in-law over from the Philippines on a tourist visa my issue is is that he has a marriage that he's been separated with for over 50 years will it be an issue during the process for a tourist visa
It's says that it could have a serious effect on my case. I called customer service and they can't tell me what the notice was. I thought I was cleared when I was waiting on an interview date, but now I'm worried that something is wrong.
Talk to the marriage license issuing entity to confirm that there are no exceptions to the requirement. Other States may not have this requirement, so look around for a forum that meets your situation.
I have been in US from last 2 years, my F1 visa is valid till 2021. I and my girlfriend have been married from couples months, and now I want to change my status and get a GreenCard. Should I do procedure by myself or should I hire any lawyer?.
We are not living together right now because... Read more »
If you are unsure about the process, it would be advisable to obtain legal advice and/or representation. This will ensure that you file the proper and sufficient documents and that you obtain work and travel authorization for while the petition is pending. Counsel can also help with other matters,...Read more »
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