Sponsor for, green card, citizenship, work permit, does the 3 years of marriage have to pass before applying?
answered on Jun 5, 2023
A United States citizen can sponsor a foreign national who entered the country with a visa. This is so even though your spouse may be out of status. However, if she entered with a J visa, she may be subject to the 2 year home residence requirement. You should work with an attorney.
Is the 1st requirement, that prior to any application you be married for 3 years?
answered on Jun 5, 2023
It depends on where she is and how she came
To the US if she’s here. Please hire an immigration lawyer.
what are the sponsors financial requirements, is there another option besides tax returns to provide income documentation?
answered on May 23, 2023
Thanks for your question!
The requirements to sponsor your wife vary depending on whether you are looking at completing the adjustment of status process or the consular processing routes.
Other financial documentation includes paystubs, W-2’s or 1099’s (If applicable); Employer... Read more »
I signed the offer letter stating that I will be liable for the H1B visa transfer fee if the visa has been transferred and I would not join. Do I have to pay the fee? They gave me the quote of $8k.
my sister is dependant on my mother ,mom can't take care of her because of mom medical situation
answered on May 9, 2023
While you can sponsor your mother for a green card if you are a US citizen, if you sponsor your sister, the waiting time for a green card is over 10 years. Please see
answered on Mar 2, 2023
As an O-3 visa holder, you may be eligible to apply for an O-1 visa if you meet the eligibility criteria for the O-1 category. The O-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa category for individuals who possess extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who have a... Read more »
answered on Feb 23, 2023
If you arrived in the US on a B2 visa and wish to obtain a green card, you may be eligible to do so through a family-based immigration process if you have a qualifying family member who is a US citizen or lawful permanent resident.
If your sister is a US citizen and at least 21 years old,... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2023
The five-year period for eligibility to apply for U.S. citizenship starts from the date that you became a lawful permanent resident (LPR) and received your green card. This is typically the date on which the green card was issued, which can be found on the front of the card.
If you received... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
It is possible for an adult to be adopted in order to obtain citizenship, but the process can be complicated and there are specific requirements that must be met.
In general, an adoption for immigration purposes must be a full and final adoption, meaning that it terminates the legal... Read more »
We wanted to know if there is anyway he can stay in the US while this is pending. He travels back and forth for 3 months at a time but it’s becoming costly at this point. We are also planning our big family wedding in June since when we got married in jan of 2022 it was during Covid.
answered on Jan 30, 2023
Filing only the I-130 petition for your husband will not be enough for him to remain in the United States while the petition is pending. To allow him to stay, you must also file an I-485 application for adjustment of status.
If you are a U.S. citizen, filing the I-485 application for... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2022
Dear writer, I strongly suggest you contact an immigration attorney in your locality or go to a legal aid office for further assistance in obtaining your green card based on asylee status.
On the internet I found this information. I do really hope this helps you.
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I’m in asylum process she help to get papers to previous husbands
answered on Oct 19, 2022
Hi - Thank you for your question!
Generally, the asylum process could take years to get to the final stage. If eventually, you do in fact get married, you should maybe consider the marriage-immigration process. However, I would have to ask a few follow-up questions regarding your entry and... Read more »
She was removed at the border under 7AiI and prohibited to enter US for 5 years. She has remained in her home country and it has been 10 years since incident. Do I need to include additional information/evidence before submitting form? It is my understanding that I-I30 is only to establish... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2022
You will need to provide the information requested on the I-130 related to removal proceedings but you should not need to submit any documents. Once the case gets to NVC you will likely be asked for the documents.
CR1 thr marriage. ,I 751 denied in 2011. Applied in court for judge to review. Letter of notice of master calendar hearing in removal proceedings.
answered on Aug 14, 2022
What is the reason you do not retain a local immigration counsel to review the I-751 denial and assess your removal case de novo?
Hello! My mother's current passport has a small spelling mistake (an extra character added to last name). She has already used this passport and traveled to the US with it. Before applying for her green card, we will try to amend the mistake and get her a new passport issued with the correct... Read more »
answered on Jul 29, 2022
Hi - Thank you for your case description and for explaining your concerns.
Most USCIS forms have a section/question where it asks whether the applicant has used other names in the past or at present - That may be a good starting point for you in disclosing that.
With regard to... 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.
answered on May 3, 2022
Is the person you fell in love with in the United States a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident (green card holder)?
As long as you had the intention of returning to your country of origin during your recent entry into the U.S. with the tourist visa you may... Read more »
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 »
answered on Mar 20, 2022
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
answered on Mar 2, 2022
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.
answered on Feb 26, 2022
This depends on your individual circumstances and on your immigration history.
In general, the period of authorized stay in the United States on a tourist visa is 6 months, but always verify the actual stamp on your passport because it is there where you will be... Read more »
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