Miami, FL asked in Immigration Law for Florida

Q: B1/B2 visa expired for me, my wife and my daughter. My son was born in the US. What are my options?

I have electrical engineering diploma from Brazil and have a job offer to work in the US -- but cannot work without proper working permit.

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Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: More information is needed. How long have you resided in the United States? When did your I-94 entry card expire? Have you retrieved it? If so, when does your I-94 expire? A visa is valid for 'entry' up until the time that it expires! We need to know more information to decide whether you are an overstay.

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Kevin D. Slattery Esq.
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Tampa, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You should schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can ask you many questions to evaluate best what, if anything, can be done. As another colleague responded, more information is needed. Many attorneys offer online video consultations. Good luck!

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Patricia C. Wall-Santiago
Patricia C. Wall-Santiago
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: If your son is 21 years old, he may petition for you. But it would be a good idea to discuss your personal circumstances with an experienced immigration attorney to discuss our options if any.

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Samuil Buschkin
Samuil Buschkin
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Ridgewood, NJ

A: Please speak to a lawyer. If you somehow overstayed the allowed stay and have thus accumulated unlawful presence but want to pursue staying legally in the United States, you must speak to an immigration attorney.

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