The original custody agreement would not automatically reinstate if someone is deported and then returns illegally. The court may reassess the custody agreement, especially considering the criminal nature of illegal re-entry.
I’m currently in NYC with a G4 visa, employed by an international organization. I’ve spotted some business opportunities I’d like to pursue and have the green light from my organization’s Ethics Office. However, I’m unsure if my visa status allows for registering and... View More
What are the odds of her b1/b2 visa since the son also came on B1/B2 visa before filing asylum? The plan is for her to come and meet her grandchildren for the first time and help with the birth of a new one and not to stay permanently.
In California, if you sponsor an immigrant family through an Affidavit of Support, you're financially responsible for them until they become U.S. citizens or gain 40 work quarters, typically 10 years. This commitment could impact eligibility for means-tested public benefits, including Section...View More
Perhaps, but it is also possible that the conviction renders you deportable from the United States and applying for citizenship would be a bad idea. Depending on the date that you were admitted as a lawful permanent resident, the date of the conviction, and the rest of your complete criminal...View More
I am a US Citizen and I started my Wife's green card process in early 2022. During the USCIS interview in June 2023, the interviewer was extremely helpful/cordial and pointed out that there were some issues with some paperwork that should have been caught by our lawyer. Fair to say, we have... View More
In this situation, you can respond to the USCIS Request for Evidence (RFE) directly without your lawyer's assistance. Carefully review the RFE letter for specific instructions and requirements. Ensure that you provide all requested documents, accurately complete any forms or statements, and...View More
I can get my mom to co sponsor or her aunt who lives in America as far finances go I only get ssi. But for my criminal record I was charged with sexual assault and domestic. My ex told the police I slapped her and pressured her into sex when she didn’t want. This was 10 years ago. I pleaded... View More
I'm on an H1B visa and I have my previous employer's name on my Visa stamping. I changed employer a year ago and I have a new i-797 with the new employer name. My Wife is on H4 Visa and she also has my old employer's name on the Visa stamping. We are traveling to India. Should go for... View More
I am currently on an L1B visa sponsored by 'Tata Consultancy Services' and I am considering a job change. I would like to seek your professional advice regarding the process of transferring my L1B visa to the new employer.
specifically, I have questions regarding the potential... View More
I am a student on F1 visa. Charged for Theft of Property 4th (general). I went to turn myself in and came out in 15 minutes with a bond. They took fingerprints and mugshots. The case was dismissed and expunged. Will this effect when I apply for OPT after my graduation?
My friend is greencard holder and at a party he tried to kiss a girl, the girl was fine at that time and didn’t say anything but now he is being charged with assault and battery. His lawyer doesn’t seem like is of help and almost seem like he wants my friend to get in trouble. Can this charge... View More
Possibly. The question your friend's lawyer is concerned with is whether an assault happened; he or she is not trying to get him in more trouble than he's already in, but must deal with and confront your friend with the facts that may come out at trial.
A felony conviction with elements of fraud, still triggers, an analysis for the crime of moral turpitude, therefore a person may be in eligible for naturalization if that crime happened within the past five years. Also, a person may be permanently in eligible, and then admissible with that...View More
In California, you'd typically need a separate TN visa for each employer. Working as a 1099 contractor could complicate your TN visa status, as it may not meet the "bona fide employer-employee relationship" requirement. Owning an LLC while on a TN visa is possible, but actively...View More
If you were denied DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) due to a DUI conviction in Illinois, your options may be limited. DUI convictions are generally considered significant misdemeanors under DACA guidelines, which could disqualify you. You might consider seeking a post-conviction relief...View More
My parents are worried that if he go back to the Philippines and petition him from there that it would take longer since he is turning 21 soon and they don't want to be apart from him for years. We are looking to see if my parents can petition him while his visiting the US. My brother is... View More
Under California law, receiving housing assistance should generally not affect your DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status. DACA eligibility is primarily related to immigration status and certain criminal convictions, not typically tied to receiving public benefits such as housing...View More
Permanent Mexico residents - adopted without Hague convention. Adopted in 2020. Now we want to return to the US but we need to know how to immigrate them. US Consolate says we can’t get US birth certs or passports because we have to immigrate them. We have Mexico birth certificates with our... View More
Under U.S. federal immigration law, to immigrate your adopted children, you must file an I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, on their behalf. Given that the adoption was not completed under the Hague Convention, you would need to meet certain requirements, including demonstrating that the children...View More
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