Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Immigration Law Questions & Answers
0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Q: Hi, My kid visa renewal stamping got dropbox appointment on jul 19-2022. now she turned into 14 years, still valid?

My kid visa renewal (H4) stamping got dropbox appointment on jul 19-2022 ay US Consulate Hyderabad India. now she turned into 14 years, still valid?

I booked appointment before she was below 14 years old together with myself and my wife. If I cancel the appointment and re-book, no way I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: Brownsville, TX checkpoint with DACA. Will they delay the stop from Brownsville to Houston?

If I provide them my EAD and approval letter at the checkpoint, will they delay my stop from Brownsville, TX back to Houston? Or is it fairly quick?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Texas on
Q: DACA, plan on visiting Brownsville, TX. Should I be concerned about the border patrol stop on my way back to houston

I have DACA.

I live in Houston, TX and plan on visiting Brownsville, TX.

My understanding is there's a Border Patrol stop leaving Brownsville? Should I be concerned even though I'm only going to Brownsville, TX?

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Jun 24, 2022

You are allowed to travel within the U.S. if you have been approved for DACA.

At the checkpoint at Sarita, Texas, you will need to present the DACA EAD and the un-expired DACA approval.

Do NOT cross the international bridge between Brownsville and Matamoros unless you have an...
Read more »

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Can I help my wife obtain a green card if I’m disabled on a fix income ( ssi income)?
Roland Godfrey Ottley
Roland Godfrey Ottley PRO label
answered on Jun 24, 2022

Since you are a US citizen sponsoring your wife, you must file an affidavit of support, even though you do not have sufficient income. However, you will need a cosponsor, someone who has sufficient income and who was either a green card or US citizenship. This person who has to be presently... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Sent General Correspondence to USCIS Before RFE Notice Delivered

After 40 days, my RFE Notice Letter regarding EB-1A case just delivered yesterday. On the 20th day, I sent a physical letter to USCIS Texas Sevice Center notifying them that the RFE had not been received yet ( done in addition to the online method instructed ).

Also, on my account, it says... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Family Law and Immigration Law for California on
Q: rights were terminated had completed my case plan and the Reccomwndation was family reunification

But then the caretakers lied so they can keep the kids because of its benefits such as money from the state and privileges they get from being a parent of adopted children . The day the kids were supposed to be returned to the birth parents they came with a curve ball and said we were a danger to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Divorce and Family Law for Texas on
Q: 10yr GC holder. Applied 4 passport on 3yr marriage eligibility. Interview passed and oat ceremony soon. Saperated now!

Separation is not legal and against my will. What would be the consequences on the day of oat ceremony? Also, I have a 6 months old daughter for whom I am providing adequate support. I do not want to proceed with filing divorce yet. But the more I wait, I will lose my chances of primary custody.... Read more »

Roland Godfrey Ottley
Roland Godfrey Ottley PRO label
answered on Jun 24, 2022

In your situation, since you are soon to get sworn in as a US citizen, the fact that your wife has separated from you would not be of any consequence at this time. As long as you are still legally married, which it sounds like you are, you should be good to go for your naturalization. USCIS has... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Missouri on
Q: How to fill first name in N-400?

I am completing the N-400 form.

In my home country, my first name is "John Tom" which is my first name on my birth certificate, passport, etc. back in my home country. Since coming to the USA, I have always used "Johntom" (one word) as my first name for forms and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: Will there be any problem if my ex-wife becomes a joint sponsor for my wife?

My ex-spouse is a US citizen living in the US. She brought me to the US and we had been married for 9 years. The marriage ended, but we are still friends and live in the same house. A year later, I got married again. I will have to file an I-130 for my wife and at the NVC stage, I will have to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I am in a pending status for I-485 , through approved I-140, can I keep using Insurance that was provided by the school?

When I was in f-1 status my school provided insurance info for students. So I used it when needed. Now I am waiting for the EAD and after tat green card, can it affect it somehow?

Yohan Zingile
Yohan Zingile
answered on Jun 21, 2022

When you state that you use it do you mean that you enrolled in the school insurance plan for international students? In any case using your school insurance plan would not affect your eligibility for green card or EAD.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Is there a minimum period of time that I have to be working to my sponsor on a eb3 visa to get my green card?

Can I leave my sponsor before getting the green card? Will I still get my green card even though I left working to my sponsor on a eb3 visa?

0 Answers | Asked in Adoption, Family Law and Immigration Law for Illinois on
Q: I 130 Application of a India Adopted Child . Looking for lawyer experienced US citizens parent

US Citizen wants apply I 130 application for a India adopted child , private adoption , non Hague

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Ohio on
Q: Can you board a plane without a visa for the destination?

We have friends who are here from Ukraine on Humanitarian Parole. They had previously been living in Poland.

They are homesick and recently found out that some of their family has moved to Poland. They want to go back and have plane tickets.

The issue at hand is that they do not... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Maine on
Q: Can an officer make an incorrect dependent age calculation as per CSPA? Original petition filed in 2009, age13.

My mum went for her EB3 Visa interview(June 14, 2021) wherein she asked the officer if, I, her oldest child would be eligible for a visa as a dependent. After granting her a green card he asked her to wait and said that he needed to run some calculations and after a while gave her a letter with a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Education Law for Washington on
Q: Indian & Romanian couple in states on b2 visa , want to convert to F1, been travelling us since 8 years multiple times

I am an indian national

And my wife is a Romania national , we have been traveling to the US from last 8-9 years, currently we are again in US on a B2 visa , its been a month now in the country, after some friends and siblings suggestion living in US, we are planning to apply for a... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Connecticut on
Q: Se puede proceder legalmente contra un Pastor a quien se le dió información en confidencialidad explícita y lo divulgó?

Esto afectó seriamente la salud física y emocional. También relaciones inter familiar y de índole religiosa.

Siendo el afectado un anciano enfermo, rechazo por preferencia de identidad de genero y ordenado a abstenerse de comunicarse con cualquier miembro varon de esa congregación religiosa.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Form I-864, do qualifying quarters of work performed before the sponsored gets married count towards the 40 quarters?

After marriage, do quarters earned by the sponsor count towards the sponsored immigrant's 40 qualifying quarters? How much income must be earned per year to qualify for 4 quarters in that year? Does work need to be performed in each quarter or could it be performed all in one quarter and still... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: My husband wants to change jobs now, so does that in anyway affect the processing of my H4 EAD card application?

I just applied for my EAD card a month ago.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.