Q: Hi, I am currently studying in the USA and hold F-1 Visa status. My wife is a US citizen.
Hi, I am currently studying in the USA and hold F-1 Visa status. My wife is a US citizen. We wanted to apply for the immigration status this month. Do these new restrictions preclude our chances of applying to it?
I am currently living in the US
The immigration suspension does not affect adjustment of status for people already in the U.S. as of April 23, 2020.
I wrote a summary on my website with more details about the suspension: https://morolegal.com/blog/2020/04/23/coronavirus-immigration-suspension-who-is-exempt/
A: The proclamation that was issued this week by the White House does not impact a filing for adjustment of status with USCIS. If you are not otherwise inadmissible, you can file for a request to adjust your status.
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