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Q: Visa application

I am currently filling out visa application for my parents , say it gets rejected are they able to deport my parents if rejected?

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on May 17, 2024

A US Citizen child over 21 can sponsor mom and dad for green cards if they entered the US with permission. This is true even if they overstayed their visa. If the case is handled correctly, their cases won’t get rejected. Retain an immigration lawyer who will process the case so it goes smoothly... View More

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Q: I have a business registered in America, is there a way I could bring my girlfriend through that?

Trying to bring a foreigner through a registered American business

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 11, 2024

If you have a business registered in the United States, you may be able to sponsor your girlfriend for a work visa, depending on the nature of your business and her qualifications. Here are a few potential options:

1. H-1B visa: If your girlfriend has a bachelor's degree or equivalent...
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Q: I am an American citizen who is dating a Syrian refugee who lives in a camp in Syria. How do I get him to America?

This is a very good man, he lives in the worst conditions. He deserves to have a good life. I met him on a TikTok Livestream and we became instant friends and now are engaged

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

To bring your fiancé from Syria to the United States, one potential path is through the K-1 visa, commonly known as the fiancé(e) visa. This visa allows a foreign-citizen fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen to travel to the United States to marry their U.S. citizen sponsor within 90 days of arrival. You... View More

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Q: Can I apply for change of status if I get married on an ESTA

Hi. I came to the US on an ESTA visa to visit my boyfriend with the intent of staying for a month. I ended up rescheduling my flight ticket and staying longer. We are now only two weeks away from my 90-days being up and me having to leave to go back to Europe. We have decided to get married and I... View More

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answered on Sep 21, 2023

Entering the U.S. on an ESTA with the intent to marry and adjust status can be seen as visa fraud. It's crucial to follow the proper legal procedures and not overstay your ESTA. Consult with an immigration attorney to discuss your options and determine the best course of action, which may... View More

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Q: How can an undocumented immigrant marry a u.s. citizen and how,they have no paperwork?

I am a born and raised citizen,she is from Mexico,with no D.a.c.a. ,how can we legally get married?

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on May 24, 2023

As long as you meet the requirements to get a marriage license, you should be able to get married. Generally, it is not difficult to meet the marriage license requirements. They include things like minimum age requirements to marry. You can find the requirements for a marriage license on the... View More

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Q: My girlfriend is her on a work visa, I am a U.S. citizen. Can we get married while she is here working.
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Jan 26, 2023

Yes. An immigrant who entered the US lawfully can adjust status to get a green card after marriage to a US Citizen.

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Q: I have filed I-130 form for my wife and it's approved and I have one year old child. what I have to do to bring my child

with my wife?

Monica E Rottermann
Monica E Rottermann
answered on Nov 29, 2022

You did not specify if you are a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident (LPR). If you are a LPR then your child can be a derivative on the I-130 and you can inform NVC about your daughter’s birth to add her to the case so that she can also be issued an immigrant visa with your wife.... View More

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Q: Does the DMV check my address on SEVIS?

I go to the college in Nebraska as f-1 student. Although, I also live in Iowa where my family lives. I go there about twice a month and during the summer. I want to get license in Iowa but my SEVIS address is in Nebraska. I want to know does DMV allow me to apply for DL with the address that does... View More

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
answered on Nov 26, 2021

This is a question for the DMV in Iowa. Best wishes!

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Nebraska on
Q: I-130 for a sibling

I am a US citizen, my sister and her kids (18 and 14) just came in the US on b1/b2 visa, is it possible for me to file I-130 for them while they are still here?

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Sep 20, 2020

You can file the FORM I-130 on behalf of your sibling. However, keep in mind that a immigrant visa will not be available for a period of several years and your sibling can remain lawfully in the U.S. for 6 months with the B-1/B-2 non-immigrant status.

You should consult with an...
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Q: With the immigration suspension order, will it be a pause on processing I-130 applications filed outside the US?

My husband is a US citizen and i'm a Canadian citizen. We both live in Canada and applied in Nov. 2019. Will this suspension affect the processing time and procedure on our application?

Denise Anderson
Denise Anderson
answered on Apr 30, 2020

Yes, due to COVID-19 there is a delay in the processing of most Immigration cases, with limited exceptions. If the referenced information does not suffice you can contact USCIS office. The general notice provided by USCIS is shown below.

"USCIS plans to begin reopening offices on or...
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Q: I moved over here to the US over 3 years ago on the K1 visa and my husband wants to split up, what are my options

I havent got my 10 year green card yet, will I be deported, can I stay in the US if I want ?

Thank you

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Dec 23, 2018

If you married your husband based upon a K-1 visa, then you have proven that you entered the marriage in good faith. The only issue is whether the I-864 must be completed by your husband. There are significant legal arguments. I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced... View More

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Q: How long does a sposal visa take & what does it cost
Ms Grace I Gardiner
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answered on Nov 24, 2018

Recently it has been taking two to three months for a spousal visa if the spouse is in the USA otherwise it can take up to a year.

It also depends on whether waivers are needed

The cost depends on where your spouse is located and whether you need a cosponor or whether your spouse...
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Q: N-400 denied because of failure to establish the residence requirement. Appeal?

My uncle has been a permanent resident for 14 years. During the last 5 years, he has lived in US for more than 2.5 years to meet the citizenship requirement (he has been in US for about 7 months every year ). He has filed his taxes every year but he never had a job or house in US (he lives with his... View More

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answered on Oct 31, 2018

Unless you have additional documents to prove otherwise it does not make sense appealing. He needed to be present in the USA for 18 months before applying. Every time he stayed out more than 180 days before returning you had to start counting towards the five year presence

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Q: Solid financial information for sponsoring a fiance?

I am finding information that is not solid. I am finding information that for just two dependents (him and me) the HHS requires 125% of roughly $16,500 for annual income to sponsor. That seems VERY low. But other sites are saying that I would need to make at least $31,000 for a 4+ person household.... View More

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
answered on Sep 19, 2018

The $16,400 figure is for active military service members who are sponsoring a spouse or minor child. It is 100% of federal poverty for a household of 2. 125% of federal poverty for a household of two is $20,575. For a household of four it is $31,375. It doesn’t matter how many jobs you have, so... View More

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Q: Hi I’m wondering how go by bringing my husband back on a visa he was charge with conspiracy did time then deported

He’s been in Mexico for 8 years we have son together that has medical issues going on

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Sep 17, 2018

Some parents can never return to the U. S. There are times when exceptional work is undertaken with quite a few hours invested to overcome a permanent bar. A conspiracy to commit a crime can be a permanent bar without substantial work and patience. This, to prove to the satisfaction of the USCIS... View More

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Q: Is registering in a Sliding Fee Discount Program in a health centre considered to be a 'Public Charge' for J1-visa?

The health centre is 10% funded by state .

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
answered on Aug 20, 2018

Not necessarily; however, if the government implements the new public charge regulations, it could be one factor that is weight negatively against anyone who has applied for and received it.

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Q: My father was picked up from I.C.E sentenced for 4 yrs, then will be deported is it too late get a lawyer?

Why so many years for reentering the US since 2000

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Jun 3, 2018

Was he convicted of a crime? If so, what was the crime?

See an immigration attorney before he gets deported. He is entitled to a hearing before an Immigration Judge.

Carl Shusterman

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Q: I got charged with assault and battery will that hurt me for getting a green card
Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Jun 3, 2018

If you are convicted, the answer is yes. Assault and battery is a crime of moral turpitude. You need a criminal attorney and an immigration attorney.

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Q: I'm an international student in the US right now for 6 months, can I apply for asylum?

I'm also a former participant in IYLEP (Iraqi young leaders exchange program) and this program took place in the united states and I got harmed and really bothered in Iraq for being a part of it, so will this thing help me if I apply?

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
answered on Jan 9, 2018

Yes. You should speak with an immigration attorney ASAP to provide specific details about your case to see if it is viable. You must file within one year of your last arrival.

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Q: Risks and Pitfalls of Marrying while on Tourist Visa

I have been dating a foreign girl for the better part of a year. She is planning on coming to the States for a month to visit me, family, and some colleges and possibly come back on a Education Visa later.

From a legal standpoint, what is the legality of getting married while she is here?... View More

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 28, 2018

Under the Trump Administration, if you are going to get married to someone you is here on a B-2 tourist visa, it is best to wait until they have been in the US for 90 days before getting married.

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