Q: Hi! I am originally from Russia. Came to USA in 2009 with J1 visa.
During all this time I was out of status. My ex boyfriend had DACA at that time. We we hoping to get married but everything went bad and we separated because he started getting aggressive. Since i was out if status i was planning to go back to Russia with my daughter, but now it is not safe there either. What is the best option for me right now? Perhaps asylum? Also I was participating in Green card lottery. Thank you for any advice!
A: Hi. Your situation sounds too complex to discuss on a blog. It will definitely require an analysis that you want to do in private with an immigration attorney. The biggest problem that I see is the apparent 'unlawful presence' after the expiration of your J1 visa. You need to speak to an attorney.
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