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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: I751 is pending for 8 years should I apply for N400?

Hi there,

I have applied for i751 8 years ago. It's been pending since then and finally there was an action on my case last month. It has transferred to the another office. So friends and family members have telling me to apply for citizenship.

I would like to know that if... Read more »

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Sep 15, 2020

Yes, file for your naturalization. You should hire an immigration lawyer and be represented for both matters. Eight years? There's something wrong with the way they handled your case. Good luck

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: My green card is slightly damaged. I am about to apply for citizenship. Will USCIS make me file for a replacement first?

The A-number etc is still readable and I have color copies of it.

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Aug 31, 2020

No, you can file the N-400 w/a front & back copy of your card. Be sure to study for the test. Viz: https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/find-study-materials-and-resources/study-for-the-test

Good Luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: Hello, My mother filed the form i-130 form for me and its been approved but i am in USA on F1 visa. what do i do?

the notice they will mail, is it to me or to my mother? and since i am legally in America, what should i do now?

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Dec 17, 2019

Your question requires too many questions on my part and too many answers on your part before I can even formulate recommendations as to the course(s) of action you should take. Consult with an immigration lawyer before taking any steps or filing anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: Do I submit the I865 form I have to the NVC that is over 2 years old or submit a new one with updated information?

If new one is required how do I pick the correct form?

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Nov 21, 2019

If you do it will be rejected as stale. Always send a fresh I-864 Affidavit with a complete copy of your latest tax return, W-2 or 1099 forms, and a letter from your employer verifying your employment. I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: I am a Daca recipient. I applied for food stamps for my daughter. Will that affect me?

When I applied for food stamps I told them that I had daca. The case worker didn’t know what it was I kind of explained it to her and I told her I thought I didn’t qualify to get them she told me she would verify and she said I did so she gave me food stamps for me and my daughter. I did my... Read more »

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Nov 21, 2019

You should send them a registered letter (make a copy) explaining their error and include a check for reimbursement. You will need this proof that you did pay them back. This will mitigate your situation when you apply for adjustment of status. I would urge you to consult with and hire an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arkansas on
Q: renew work permit here on assylum and married US citizen or adjust status or both?

My husband is here on assylum from Honduras has work permit and needs to renew by december. should we file to adjust status, or renew his work permit or both?

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Jul 23, 2019

First, I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not because I think you’re not capable of handling it, you may will be, but in order for the lawyer to debrief and brief you, analyze, assess and evaluate your case in order to maximize the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Immigration Law and Real Estate Law for Arkansas on
Q: Where do I start

I am freaking out about my family .. ALL of my family. I'm worried about where everyone is and what exactly has happened to all of us. I gotta figure out the money thing so that I can get funding to my family that is locked up.

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Jun 21, 2019

Your Q is unclear. Are your family members in US ICE custody and facing deportation proceedings?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arkansas on
Q: Can I marry an illegal immigrant if so what documents should we have
Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Jun 21, 2019

Your question requires too many questions on my part and too many answers on your part before I can even formulate recommendations as to the course(s) of action you should take.

I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not because I think...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: Adjustment of Status I-485 with arrest or criminal record and attorney fees

My petition for national Interest Waiver and has been approved. I was arrested on domestic violence charges after I received my approval. I am in the state of Tennessee and there is a law here called "retirement" meaning if I do not commit any crime, the case will be automatically... Read more »

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Jun 21, 2019

You should be concerned with hiring a criminal lawyer to obtain an appropriate disposition of your criminal case. Ideally, that would mean obtaining an outright dismissal of the charges. The disposition you are now seeking may avoid immigration consequences, assuming that you do not utter, sign, or... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: My green card expired 04/01/2016, I just noticed. I am still married to my American wife, what do I do? I-75I form??

I have been married for 5 years. I received my card 04/01/2014 and I just seen it expired 04/01/2016. We are still happily married. What can I do to fix this, what are my options? We are on a very limited budget.

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Apr 24, 2019

You and your wife can file joint I-751 petition with the required documents. You will also have to provide an affidavit explaining why you are filing late. Good luck to you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: Immigration question!

Can a person who has Serious illness or mental or physical disability and his health will be worse if he goes back to his country ( with a medical reports from US and the foreign's country) apply for asylum or something will let live in the US ?

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Jul 31, 2018

No. In fact it is a ground of ineligibility for U.S. permanent residency. He may be eligible for humanitarian parole. I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist with this case. Not because I think you’re not capable of handling it, you may will be, but in order for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arkansas on
Q: Me my wife have been married for 9 years she is from Sweden and she overstayed her Visa for 5 years now

her Visa for 5 years now we need to know Me my wife have been married for 9 years she is from Sweden and she overstayed her Visa for 5 years now we need to know what the new laws are so that we can file the correct papers

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Jul 27, 2018

I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not because I think you’re not capable of handling it, you may will be, but in order for the lawyer to debrief and brief you, analyze, assess and evaluate your case maximize the possibilities for a... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: pending I751 since 2013

My case status still shows that still pending since March 2013. I have tried to talk or hire many lawyers about my case. Most of them say the same thing ”there is nothing I can do except given them pressure” or they said that my files are somewhere back in the immigration office. One of them... Read more »

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Apr 25, 2018

Your I-751 filing receipt automatically extends your green card and it can be extended every year. You can work and travel with it. You need to hire an immigration lawyer going through this pro se will not help you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Mississippi on
Q: I am a born US citizen. I am legally married to a Romanian woman living in Romania. We just had a daughter.

I understand she can have US citizenship. What do I need to do to complete that process? Thank you.

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Apr 14, 2018

You will need to file a form I-130 (Immediate relative petition) for your wife and a separate US citizenship certificate application for your daughter. I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not because I think you’re not capable of handling... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: My fiancé and I married a few days ago. She came here from the U.K. on a visiting visa in October 2016! BUT....

Her visa expired feb 2017. And she has overstayed due to us having a child together what process do we take now so she can legally stay?

*Added*

Would it help if she renewed her visa?

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Apr 14, 2018

You may be able to petition for her as your wife. The process is long and complicated, and requires numerous government forms to be filed, along with $1,225 & $535 government filing fees. I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not because I... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Immigration Law for Mississippi on
Q: My wife to support her mother to come to live to America without my permission is it legal?

Can I bring law sue to them ?

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Mar 30, 2018

I am assuming your wife petitioned for her mother to come to live in the USA. An I-864 affidavit of support was required to be furnished, which is a contract with the US government that she would be financially responsible if mother ever took welfare or benefits. If you signed the I-864 you would... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: My husband mailed in his application to renew his green card. We received his application back as a Rejection notice?

It reads ‘ USCIS is unable to associate your remittance with any application/petition you may have previously submitted. If you forgot to send your remittance with application it will be returned’ What does this mean??

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Mar 15, 2018

Did you include the check with her "A" number for the filing fee of $540? Did you include 2 color passport-type photos? Perhaps these items got separated at the service center.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Tennessee on
Q: Am being married to my wife going to five years now.i got my two year GC and applied for i751 November 2016 .

My case is still pending and am qualified to apply for citizenship which I did November 2017 I did my finger print..our marriage is falling apart due to domestic abuse and substance abuse by my wife..and we had two kids..we will be going through divorce and I don’t know how that’s going to... Read more »

Rehim Babaoglu
Rehim Babaoglu answered on Mar 13, 2018

I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case in order for the lawyer to debrief and brief you, analyze, assess and evaluate your case maximize the possibilities for a successful result.

Your question requires way too many questions on my part...
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