I am on H4 visa without EAD. I got an opportunity to volunteer as Dental assistant at Community volunteers in medicine. They are asking me to get my backround checks and criminal record checks. Is it okay to go ahead with this opportunity??
Yes, you can generally undergo background checks and criminal record checks for volunteering opportunities while on an H-4 visa without an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). These checks are typically conducted for the safety and security of all individuals involved in the volunteer...View More
Recently I have lost my Green Card at the Philadelphia International Airport. My question is can I apply for Naturalization process with a lost Green Card? I do have scanned copy of the Green Card, and a Police File Report for the incident. Before I incur the I 90 cost, I wanted to verify whether I... View More
Yes. As long as your green card is valid at the time that you apply for Citizenship and you have a copy of the front and back of it to submit with your naturalization application, you are ok to apply. Best wishes!
Im pregnant and in the states on tourist visa. I plan to give birth in the states upon doctors advice, since I have had two misscarriages and there are no good quality medical care in Liberia where I am from, but I will not be overtaying the 6 months I was given at immigration. I did not inform the... View More
Currently, immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who have accrued a certain period of unlawful presence in the United States are barred from returning to the United States for as long as 3 or 10 years if they leave the country. However under the...View More
It is most likely 10 years if she was ordered deported by an Immigration Judge while living in the USA. But I would consider talking with an immigration attorney because there may be a way to get her back sooner. Don't assume she has to wait 5 or 10 years because many times there are ways...View More
My husband was a student with F1 visa and I came to USA as his dependent on F2 visa... His OPT ended in April 2015 and he applied for H1 visa... Got an RFE in July 2015 and then his H1 got approved in Oct 2015..!!!
Now our lawyer forgot to file my h4 during... View More
I am in the process of employment based green card application (EB2). I am engaged and was wondering which step of the process is the "deadline" by which I have to be married to get the GC for my husband (to be) too? (PERM? I140 or I485?)
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My opt expired july 15 and I was joining a university called A so I transferred my sevis records to that university. I had some issue with that university so I am planning to get into some other university called B. I have applied to B and am waiting for there acceptance or rejection. I wanted to... View More
Immigration law is a highly specialized area of the law, and only a few attorneys in Delaware have expertise. Unfortunately, you will probably not get an answer on this website, I suggest you contact an immigration lawyer directly.
i received my 2 years Permanent Residence card about a month ago and will be celebrate my 2 years wedding anniversary in a months time, when should i apply for 10 years Permanent Residence? do i have to wait until my current 2 years Permanent Residence card runs out or i can apply for the 10 years... View More
I am on H1b Visa, working in IT industry, and i want to buy stores like gas station or small franchises , and i want to hire some one else to run that store, i dont want to work in that store..is this legal in USA?
Is it possible for you to provide more details about what the person was charged with and what he was convicted of? As you probably know, there are different requirements that must be satisfied before an application can be submitted. The applicant must have suffered substantial physical or mental...View More
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