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Q: I recently graduated from my second masters in April 2024. My 60 days grace period is over. My perm is in analyst review

My school says they can’t access my program end date as they don’t have any option. I don’t have visa to travel outside the country and come back. My perm has a priority date of sept 2023. My school says I could stay while my green card is in process. What options I have?

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Q: I filed for my spouse I130 and didn't add her unmarried child, is it possible to add the child during visa application?

I had no good job by the time I filed for my spouse as alien relative but after getting a good job I am able to support the unmarried child too. My approval is still pending, Is it possible to add that unmarried child at her visa application after I130 approval?

Or should I write to USCIS... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: I am a legal citizen of the USA, I was born in Mexico. What can I do to bring My brother from Mexico?

He's 49, has a wife and a son, he speaks English, he's a medical/legal/financial interpreter and translator and can work full time.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: My green card expired 6 years ago I want to get the renewal. Will I be able to get it ?

It was issued in 2008 . Expired in 2018 but I've been living outside us for 16 years but now I'm in the us on non immigrant visa and want to get the renewal of my expired card is it possible.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Washington on
Q: How do I proceed if I left the US without Advance Parole and want to reapply for I-485 later this year?

Due to a recent family emergency, I unintentionally abandoned my I-485 application by leaving the United States with an O-1 visa without first obtaining an Advance Parole. I have received an RFE indicating the issue and the potential denial.

I already received approval for my I-130... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Arizona on
Q: On form I-485, spouse is British military, does this count as an org that has "used a weapon or explosive to harm"?

Trying to answer questions 14-86b. He is in the British air force as an engineer. These questions seem like they include military but sound like intent to harm instead of intent to protect. Want to answer correctly.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: My main question is in regards to Moral Turpitude. I suspect my criminal history may prevent me from getting a visa.

I have 4 counts of Arson. But was sentenced to 28 months and got out on good behaviour after 21 I did 1 year probabtion afterwards... This was about 12 years ago

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: For form I-485(with I-130, child over 21 US citizen)the waiver for overstay visa should be sent together or on demand?

Should you send the waiver with all the other forms right from the get go, or send your forms and see if they ask for the waiver?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Jul 9, 2024

If the sponsor is a US Citizen child over 21 and you’re sponsoring a parent, you do not need a waiver for mom or dads overstay. Are you sponsoring your mom or dad?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law and Domestic Violence for New York on
Q: How can I not commit possession if I find drugs in my abusive husband's belongings from before the order of protection?

I have an order of protection against my abusive husband.

I am not a citizen and I might apply for naturalization soon.

I am worried about the Good Moral Character requirement.

I suspect that I might find drugs and I want to make sure not to be committing possession in... View More

Aubrey Claudius Galloway
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answered on Jul 12, 2024

You’re not committing possession if you bring the drugs to the local police department and tell them where you found them. Either that or you dispose of them properly (I don’t know what type of drugs they are, but use your head).

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Immigration Law and Civil Rights on
Q: Can I use a marriage certificate issued in the UAE civil and family court to add my spouse in my canada pr

I am in Canada and my spouse is in UAE. we are both Cameroonians from origin. I traveled to UAE and we. got married in the civil and family court Abu dhabi. Will Ircc recognize the marriage certificate when adding my spouse in my pr application?

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Q: I answered no to three questions below in my N-400 form, will it affect my citizenship?

if the law requires it are you willing to bear arms (carry weapons) on behalf of the united states?

if the law requires it are you willing to perform noncombatant services in the u.s. armed forces?

if the law requires it are you willing to perform work of national importance under... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: I am a U.S. citizen. If I marry someone outside the U.S.A., how can I bring her to the U.S.A? I am a man.
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Jul 7, 2024

If you marry a US Citizen outside the US, you can return to the US and file a spousal petition where your wife would process at the US Consulate in her country. The process involves filing multiple forms and documents and processing speed could last anywhere from 6 months to 18 months.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New York on
Q: Please advise if it could help or not to apply for an extension of stay, what chance do I have to get a new tourist visa

Hello. I came to U.S. on a tourist visa. I was allowed to stay legally in U.S. for 6 months. I quit a job that I had regarding my birth country while I was in U.S. I had a marriage license in U.S. during a part towards the end of those 6 months and about one month and some days during overstay. We... View More

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Jul 7, 2024

A US Citizen can sponsor an immigrant after marriage for his green card despite your overstay, provided you entered the US with permission which you did. If you are an overstay and don’t get married and then exit the US, you may be subject to a 3 or 10 year bar depending on the length of your... View More

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Q: Updating i 94


I came to usa on b1b2 visit visa after that I file my asylum and waited 7 months to get my EAD card and ssn meanwhile my i94 got expired and I can’t leave the states and come back to renew it

How can update my i 94 to be unexpired and match the EAD expiration date

Thanks and regards

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law on
Q: My and my sibling got f-1 visas to the USA. My mother will continue to be a stay at home mom.

My dad has his own business back home and will work online.

0 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina on
Q: H4 using I485 EAD and travel with H4 visa

My wife is using I-485 EAD for her job, and she has approved AP, and also has approved H4 petition until March,2026 (though visa on passport has expired).Can she choose to come back on H4 visa from India (after stamping) instead of AP, and then again start working using I485 EAD? Will this anyway... View More

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