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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My sister won her appeal. Will she still get deported for criminal charges she is not guilty of?

She is a permanent resident.

She went to trial for Appellate Case: 22-6194

• conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with the intent to distribute (21 U.S.C. 8§ 841(b)(1)(A), 846) and

• interstate travel in aid of a drug-trafficking enterprise

(18 U.S.C. §... View More

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answered on Mar 18, 2024

If your sister won her appeal and was found not guilty of the criminal charges, this is a significant development in her case. However, an immigration detainer suggests that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has interest in her case due to her immigration status. It's important to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My sister is a permanent resident and won her criminal case appeal, will she still get deported?

She went ti trial for Appellate Case: 22-6194

• conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with the intent to distribute (21 U.S.C. 8§ 841(b)(1)(A), 846) and

• interstate travel in aid of a drug-trafficking enterprise

(18 U.S.C. § 1952(a) (3)).

She is currently in... View More

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answered on Mar 18, 2024

If your sister won her criminal case appeal, it generally means that the original conviction has been overturned. However, the presence of an immigration detainer suggests that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may still consider her removable based on other factors. Winning a criminal... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How can I withdraw I-134 for someone who is already in the US through U4U?

They are taking advantage of the benefits, not paying taxes. I don’t want to be responsible for this and actually want to report them but don’t want it to turn against me.

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answered on Dec 17, 2023

Withdrawing an I-134 Affidavit of Support for someone who has already entered the U.S. through the U4U program can be complex. It's important to understand that once submitted, the I-134 is generally considered a binding commitment until the sponsored individual becomes a U.S. citizen, can be... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: If the USCIS officer doesn’t state your spouse’s 751 has been approved at the end of the interview is that a bad sign?
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answered on Dec 1, 2023

If the USCIS officer does not explicitly state that your spouse's Form I-751 (Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence) has been approved at the end of the interview, it's important not to jump to conclusions. There are several reasons why an immediate decision might not be given.... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My wife is a US citizen but her kids were born in Canada. How do I get social security numbers for the kids?

Currently 1 child lives with us, he is 16. The other children's ages are 24, 24, and 23.

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answered on Nov 22, 2023

To obtain Social Security numbers for your wife's children who were born in Canada, there are specific steps you need to follow, particularly because they are not born in the United States. First, it's essential to establish their eligibility for Social Security numbers, which generally... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My I-94 expires on 08/18/2023. What is the absolute latest I can mail my packet to be accepted?

I-485

Monica E Rottermann
Monica E Rottermann
answered on Aug 9, 2023

You do not indicate under what basis you are filing for adjustment of status but if you are required to be maintaining lawful status in order to be eligible for adjustment you should not wait until the last minute to file the adjustment, particularly as there can be mailing delays or other issues.... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Hello I have a question about getting my boyfriend who was deported with a aggravated assault charges back in 2000 back

If we get married will it help and his children are also state side when could we apply for the I-212 and what’s the process, he would want to come back for a better opportunity with work, being there for his kids and when we get married and for me to be there for my children please help!! Thank... View More

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answered on Apr 18, 2023

If your boyfriend was deported with an aggravated assault charge in 2000, it is important to note that this is considered a serious crime and may make it difficult for him to obtain a visa to re-enter the United States. However, if you were to get married, this could potentially help with the... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Q: Hi, I made mistake with my date of birth.

My country Has different date they Have Hijri shamsi Muslims date but United States of America has Different. when i changed my date of birth into American date i made mistake in years. I don’t have my country ID but i do have the picture of my ID is it Possible to correct my date of birth.... View More

Min Hwan Ahn
Min Hwan Ahn
answered on Jan 30, 2023

it is possible to correct a mistake in your date of birth. However, the process may vary depending on the circumstances and the agency involved. In your case, since you made a mistake in converting your date of birth from the Hijri Shamsi (Islamic) calendar to the Gregorian calendar used in the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Hi, I made mistake with my date of birth.

My country Has different date they Have Hijri shamsi Muslims date but United States of America has Different. when i changed my date of birth into American date i made mistake in years. I don’t have my country ID but i do have the picture of my ID is it Possible to correct my date of birth.... View More

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jan 10, 2023

This will most likely be a challenging thing to correct. Your best bet is to contact your country's consulate and have them assist you in correcting this, because you will need some official documentation to prove the facts of your case.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Military Law for Oklahoma on
Q: how long it will take if my military solider US citizen brother applies for me. i am f1 student currently in USA
Monica E Rottermann
Monica E Rottermann
answered on Jan 9, 2023

Depends on the country of your birth. You should look at the Visa Bulletin under the category F4 to see the wait times: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-bulletin/2023/visa-bulletin-for-january-2023.html

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Would i be qualified for the dignity act bill if it passed? i have a misdemeanor of illegal possession of vapor product

i was 15 when i got the charge and i am now 18. the requirement says, “They must comply with all federal and state laws, pass a criminal background check” would i fail the criminal background check or does that only apply to felonies?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Feb 17, 2022

If you have a personal criminal record it will show during any state or federal criminal background check. Look into a possibility of expunging it under the state law if legally applicable with a local licensed attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Hi. I am an F-1 student and i have pending i485 too. I filled i765 and i131 along with my i485. Can i apply for OPT too?

If my OPT gets rejected can I stay in USA based on pending i485? For how long

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Oct 20, 2021

You need to consult directly with an experienced immigration attorney even remotely as any incorrect action on your part may affect your immigration benefits or adjustment of status. Do not delay as acting blindly would be rather foolhardy.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Hi please I need a little clarification on this.

I received my greencard today in the mail, me and my wife got married 5/2/2018, I had my 1-130 petition filed June 2018, and my visa was approved in March 2021,I got admitted into the state on 3/20/2021 , so today I received my greencard in the mail and it say CR1 and it’s a 2years GC, my... View More

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Jun 28, 2021

The USCIS made a mistake. You may want to call the 800 number to request an ADIT appointment at your local USCIS Field Office, but that can take a while. You may instead prefer to file form I-90 to ask for the correction, and send a copy of the card. However, it is unclear whether the lockbox... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I am a Permanent Resident, if i apply for unemployment will my Sponsor be affected in any way (have to pay anything,ect.

& will it affect me wanting to sponsor my mom when i become a citizen?

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
answered on May 7, 2021

At this time Unemployment benefits are not considered public charge as they are considered to be earned benefits through the person’s employment so your sponsor will not have to repay those to the government. Hopefully this rule will not change before you apply to sponsor your mom. Best wishes!

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Would an EB-4 Visa work for Christian Pakistani Refugee (UNHCR) (wife deceased) who fled Pakistan 6 years ago from?

He fled under life threat with his 4 adult children (all over 21) and 1 married adult child with 2 children. All 9 persons are living in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. My desire is to bring them all to work in the US. but thinking maybe get the Dad in and then use him to help bring the rest over. 2... View More

Hector E. Quiroga
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answered on Apr 12, 2021

You could try. Immigration through employment is difficult. Your best bet would be to consult with an immigration attorney who has experience with employment based immigration to see what options are available.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is the charge “unlawful possession of vapor products” a drug related offense? and if so would it disqualify me from H.R6

I don’t think H.R 6 2021 is a law yet but would it disqualify me? i only had a vape cartridge and got charged with unlawful possession of vapor products because im a juvenile. it might have been thc in the cartridge but they put vapor products so would this mean its a drug related offense or is... View More

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Mar 20, 2021

The erm "vapor products" shall have the same meaning as provided in the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act.

Therefore this is the same as possession of tobacco products (ie cigarettes, cigars, etc...)

Failure to pay the fine associated with it results in suspension of DL.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Necesito un abogado para asuntos de migración
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
answered on Mar 13, 2021

Ud. nos puede llamar a nuestro bufete de abogados de lunes a viernes para discutir los detalles de su caso. El número telefónico es 713-527-9606. También puede enviar un correo electrónico a : avega@adanvega.com.

El abogado principal es Adan G.Vega que es reconocido por la barra de...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a judge know where you where born if you are a juvenile? and if so would he deport you if you weren’t here legally?

Even if you are under the age of 18 and its your first offense and its a misdemeanor?

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Mar 12, 2021

More information is needed. Which court? The County Court cannot deport you, but DHS Officers may take action. A local police officer is usually not given any control.

The answer may be yes, but it depends upon the type of judge! Is this an immigration judge?

Note that a person...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I'm petitioning my parents. My question is should I worry about a drug test in oklahoma.
Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
answered on Jan 4, 2021

I'm assuming you are a US citizen and you are the one that would test positive for drug use. If those assumptions are correct, then you do not have to worry about being administered a drug test by USCIS. BUT if it is your parents that you are worried about testing positive for drug use then... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Bf was deported in 90s but came back again illegally, been together over 10yrs and have an 8yo. Will getting married

Trigger another deportation? Will the previous one still be an issue if it’s 20+ yo? He has no record other than that

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Jun 5, 2020

Did he enter the country legally the last time he returned?

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