It does not matter where you got married. You can hire a licensed immigration attorney in ANY U.S. State. The cost will depend on what your immigration needs are. Most attorneys will be able to give you an estimate, some charge fixed fees and others (like me) even disclose their fees on their...Read more »
We want to marry here in the USA. He will need to return to Mexico because of his job. I plan to go back with him after the wedding, and we will start the 1-130 Spouse visa petition from Mexico. Can we get married here with his tourist visa?
As long as your fiance is not out of status (his visa hasn't expired), you can certainly get married here in the US. The best part is that he does not need to leave the country to adjust his status. In addition, while it may not impact your case, the Biden administration is working on changing...Read more »
Absolutely. You do need an attorney to guide you through this process as you might have to adjust your status as a "battered spouse." Physical abuse is not a requirement - it can be purely psychological in nature. Abandonment would fall under the category of "extreme cruelty."...Read more »
Currently in OPT and TPS, OPT will expire soon. Entered USA with F-1 Visa. USCIS set-forth a notice saying TPS doesn't qualify for adjustment purposes if alien comes in without "inspection and admission or parole". And, also if travel is done using TPS then after returning back, the... Read more »
My boyfriend,age 25, has been in US since he was a child, illegally. He's never had a us license. He got arrested at age 19 for dui. He was arrested yesterday for dui(out on custody release). I am the owner of the car, and was unaware that he'd been drinking. I was asleep in passenger... Read more »
I am a DACA beneficiary since 2012. If I leave the US voluntarily renouncing all DACA benefits, how easy (or how hard) would it be to apply and be granted a tourist visa to visit the US in the future as a simple tourist?
To be precise, I haven't been able to file for greencard renewal at this point. I will most likely not going to get a renewed card before the expiration. I currently work full-time. What needs to be done to keep my job after I submit I-90 for greencard renewal? Thank you,
"If you need evidence of your lawful permanent resident status while waiting to receive a replacement Green Card, we may issue you an Alien Documentation, Identification & Telecommunications (ADIT) stamp after you file this form."...Read more »
Generally speaking, NC does recognize out of state/country wills; however, if you are planning on living in NC I would take your existing will to a local probate attorney and have them look it over to ensure that it still has the same effect that you intended when it was drafted. Also if the will...Read more »
My husband became a US Permenent Resident 4 years ago through our marriage. He now would like to become a US Citizen, but he is afraid it may be denied due to his past offenses from 2010 and later. They are all misdemenors, traffic violations, and one arrest (detained less than 4 hours). These all... Read more »
The requirements for Naturalization are higher than those for a green card and someone who may have successfully obtained a green card, may not qualify to naturalize, or may be denied naturalization at the discretion of USCIS. Your husband should have his records reviewed to determine if any of his...Read more »
MY PD became current in October Visa bulletin. I am planning to apply for I485.
I have h1 visa valid till Dec 12, 2020, but h1 petition is valid till 2023. I will go for visa stamping as I will be continuing my work in H1 until I get GC. Will applying i485 will impact my H1 stamping?... Read more »
I am from India and I am planning to lease a business on H4 EAD and have 10 full time employees. My friend who is an american citizen will be a partner who is the actual owner of the business. Am I eligible to apply for Green Card based on the business documentations and my friends properties,... Read more »
We (my husband, daughter and I) came into the US on a B2 visa and then applied for asylum. My husband abandoned us and went back to SA. Our case was cancelled. We got a lawyer that reapplied for us but 19 mnds later we have not received a receipt number. Our workers permits have expired and we have... Read more »
My parents immigrant visa petition has been approved by USCIS and send to NVC. They are in USA on visitor visa and I am thinking about filing i-485 so they dont have to travel back and forth in this environment.
If you are a United States citizen, you can get married and apply for a green card for him. You will also probably have to file a waiver, if he entered without a visa. The waiver is to excuse his unlawful presence in the United States.
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