I'm hoping to go the the USA to do a postdoc as an L2 (L1-B dependent) or on a J-1 visa. My hesitation with the J-1 visa is that it has the two-year home country requirement. We are facing some time contraints so I'm thinking about applying for both simultaneously (to avoid delays in case... Read more »
I studied architecture finished all courses but never got my degree, I gained 5 years of experience on an specific field in Mexico. I’m currently in the US, fell in love with someone and would not want to risk having to leave the US to complete a process for a work visa to work in my field.
I’d like to file for my adopted child to come live with me in the U.S, what would be the process to start. All paperwork is finalized in the country of adoption. Child is 17 years old. But will turn 18 in 5 months time.
I came to the US at the end of last year. Crossed the border Mexico USA. At the border, I asked for political asylum. I haven't filed any forms yet, I haven't submitted a 589. My trial has been moved to a date that is outside of the date I can apply for political asylum.
He may have done something, but I don't know yet. By the way, he's from GHANA. A friend is going to Ghana, and he wants to find out whether a form needs to be completed to be sent to the son? What are the required forms to be completed by both the father and the son? And how long does... Read more »
He would start by filing form I-130 with USCIS (see: www.uscis.gov). Your/your friend's questions would be answered best by doing a consultation with an experienced immigration attorney. You can find one here on Justia.com, Avvo.com or AILA.org. If your friend can't find an attorney to do...Read more »
I applied for n400 about a year ago and got denied on grounds of not being in the same state with my husband. We were both in school then. Now graduated and living together happily and wanting to reapply again. Any advice will be great
You may reapply for naturalization in the United States filing a new form N-400 but I strongly suggest you do not do it on your own and consult to fill out prepared the form and submit all the bona fide proofs of your current marriage with a licensed Immigration Attorney.
This is not an accurate question. You need to provide more facts to get an answer. In order to get an answer for you, I may ask 1) has the H1B been filed? If so, when was it filed? If not, when will it be filed? 2) Is premium processing required for the H1B petition? 3) What date was put as...Read more »
Employment authorization may not be required when the work performed can be considered volunteering as defined by the USCIS. J-2 dependents cannot be unpaid volunteers in positions where others receive compensation to perform the same services....Read more »
It is recommended send two separate checks: make one payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security form I-765 for $410 and another one for eighty five dollars for biometrics. If the USCIS captures the biometrics from its database then it would return the second check to the Applicant.
Hi, I have some doubts on the address that I need to put on the ds 160. My fiancee is currently living in a room and is looking for a 1bedroom apartment for us. I wanted to know what does the interview officier need to know? Would I be able to live with her in the room or should she immediatly get... Read more »
I hope the message finds you well. I am an international graduate student and I recently defended my PhD dissertation (STEM field). I intend to file for EB1A visa; I think I've met 3 out of the 10 criteria. Then there's that second part from USCIS that reads... Read more »
The definition of extraordinary ability is a level of expertise indicating that the individual is one of that small percentage who have risen to the very top of the field of endeavor. You prove extraordinary ability by showing “sustained national or international acclaim” and that your...Read more »
I am from Bangladesh, I recently received job offer from an employer in US and I would like to know what's the procedure for Bangladeshi citizens to be able to meet the immigration requirements. I will be working at a Coffee chain shop in state of Massachusetts which I... Read more »
You may qualify for an L visa or you will need an H visa. More information is needed. Secondly, it is the employers responsibility to take care of the initial visa requirements for the employee. I suggest you have the emplooyer contact an experienced immigration attorney.
I'm currently on F-1, but I'm waiting for my marriage-based green card interview date and work permit (I already did my biometrics). I wish to apply for CPT for an employment opportunity directly related to my course of study (I'm a Ph.D. student and already used my OPT after my... Read more »
I had an f1 visa on my passport and I do not have an h1b visa stamped on my passport, however, i got a legal status for a h1b last October (2021). I wanted to enter my visa and was hoping that this would allow me to travel internationally, however my visa on my passport is still an F1.
I'm an Indian citizen holding an E19 Green Card that was issued in Aug '20. I separated from my husband around July '21 due to irreparable issues in the marriage. We both want to apply for a mutual divorce by Nov, '21. The green card is a 10-yr one. My marriage has been of 10.5... Read more »
As the spouse of a priority worker you derive your status from his status. You indirectly received your LPR status through marriage. There may be questions regarding whether the marriage was a legitimate marriage. However, given the length of your marriage it is unlikely. If asked, it sounds like...Read more »
Both husband and wife did not have a domicile in DR at the time of the divorce. Now in 2021, he is trying to remarry but immigration states before getting married to someone else he needs proof that one or both needed to reside in the Dominican Republic of which neither lived in DR. Is there... Read more »
It certainly presents a problem as if the USCIS does not recognize that DR dissolution of marriage then any attempt to marry a person in the United States would create an allegation of polygamy (being married to two or more people a the same time).
I assume your husband is the immigrant. He can have the conditions of his LPR status removed on his own by filing a waiver of the joint filing requirement. He can request alimony in a dissolution proceeding and he can request the affidavit of support be enforced.
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