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 »
I have seen situations like this in the past. We usually provide a letter of explanation and the government has been good about not making findings of fraud or misrepresentation. Much depends on the facts of your situation, so be sure to consult with a lawyer before filing.
We are visiting family in the United States and I was offered a job in the US which I would have to start in a few weeks if I accepted as I am not currently working in Canada. I am a US citizen and my wife is a Canadian citizen. We also have a baby that is both US and Canadian citizen. I do not... Read more »
After she has been in the U.S. for 90 days, you can file a petition to adjust her status from visitor to lawful permanent resident. She can obtain a work and travel permit while the application is pending.
Once you have been in the U.S. for 90 days, you will need to file an adjustment of status petition. You will get a work permit while the application is pending and you can remain in the U.S. until a final decision is made.
I ( Costa Rican citizen, with DACA status) plan on marrying my fiance (US citizen) soon, but I want to know when is the safest time to ask for legal papers soon after marrying him without it looking suspicious to the immigracion rep.?
Before you file anything, please make sure that you are eligible to adjust your status in the US. There really isn't a time to wait in your situation. The big question in your case is Consular Processing with a Waiver versus adjustment of status in the U.S.
My wife had her national interest waiver approved in July and now awaiting her Green Card. Fortunately for me, I was given a B1/B2 visa and now in the United State. I arrived United States on the 11/09/2017. Also, we have a 2 year old daughter who was given birth to in United States.
I’m a US citizen and my spouse is a Spanish citizen (Spain). We got married in 2011( in Spain) and have been living in Spain since then. We want to move to the States in 2018. Do I (US citizen) need to return to the States first to secure a job in order to petition for my spouse’s green card? I... Read more »
I already had a couple of H1B visas, I left the US soil for 5 years on an unfinished one (exp. was 2012 I left in 2011). I came back in 2016 under a J1. My question is: Can I get an H1B sponsor somewhere else and will I be cap exempt? The employer I wanna get a sponsor from is my former employer a... Read more »
You can look for and be sponsored for an H-1B elsewhere. Whether it will be a cap exempt will depend upon the employer and how well documented is its affiliation. You also need to consider whether you need a J-1 waiver.
We are working together to get enough money for a small piece of land to get started with a greenhouse for farmers' markets. We will be in Crete in the winters doing business there. Eventually I hope to be able to hire him as an employee so he can bring his wife and children at some time in... Read more »
He is being charged w/Illegal re-entry after deportation. We want to marry while he is in a Texas Federal Holding. Can we? I lived with him from 3/14/16 to 7/8/17 in Mexico after deportation and in Dalhart, TX from 3/3/15 to 3/14/16. He waiting sentencing in Pecos Criminal Municipal Detention and... Read more »
I am a U.S. citizen petitioning the I-130 for my husband and got approved just recently. I now have a Case number from the NVC. Furthermore, my problem is that I am temporary living abroad in Saudi Arabia with my husband and I am 20 years old but, I can't show any income for the Affidavit of... Read more »
You can use liquid assets or find a co-sponsor that has sufficient income. A co-sponsor must be a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident. You will need proof of their citizenship or residence and a copy of their last Federal Tax Return.
She can apply at a U.S. Consulate for a visitor's visa, but you need strong evidence of her ties to her home country. If not, then your husband can sponsor her for lawful permanent residence once he become a U.S. citizen.
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