In 2018, I came to the US under F1 for a Bachelor’s degree. In the same year, I started dating a citizen. I finished the program in 2021, but decided that degree was a professional mistake and started another one in a different field. At the same time, due to economic hardship, my girlfriend... Read more »
A US citizen can sponsor his wife who entered the country on a student visa, and thereby adjust status to get a green card. This is true even if your wife is currently out of status. Any lawyer from any state can represent both of you in this process. Some of us handle these types of cases on a...Read more »
Hello, My wife is currently in the process of getting her green card through her employer and waiting for government's approval on her case. Her employer said it may take around 2 years for her to get it. I heard a marriage green card will speed up this process but will this make her lose her... Read more »
Yes a marriage based green card application can still be filed during the pendency of an employment based green card application. A work permit can be issued within 5 months from the time the case is filed which will allow your wife to work for any employer. You should retain an immigration to...Read more »
You need to let the criminal lawyer know about your immigration status. You should also talk to an immigration lawyer. The information will help to figure out what you do at court to give you the best outcomes in the circumstances. The offense and what can happen can open up all sorts of negatives...Read more »
There are several questions to be answered at the outset, e.g., whether you are 21 years or older, where your mom and grandma are located, whether you have sufficient income yourself, or whether you might need a third-party sponsor. There are more questions depending on the answers to the previous...Read more »
My H-1B visa expires on 5th August 2021. Currently, I'm outside of the USA and planning to enter on 30th July 2021. Can I enter the USA with a one-week valid visa? Will there be any problem at the port of entry?
BP may very likely deny you entry into the United States. Normally you must have at least three months before your visa will expire. Secondly, if you only have a week left on your visa BP will presume that you are in violation of the terms of the visa.
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. These product-based actions are sometimes mutli-district cases with heavy dockets. If you have an attorney on the case already, they would know best, based on how far along the case has already progressed. But if the...Read more »
Yes, I am a 30 year old man who has been married to a 65 year old woman who is a very successful financial advisor for around 2 years now. On March 20th of this year, I immigrated to the United States. She is also my sponsor to the United States. As I arrived in Utah, United States where she is... Read more »
It's a little difficult to answer your question, because there is a lot of information that is missing. I am assuming that you have a two year conditional green card. I don't know if you are divorced yet. If so, you may be able to petition to keep your green card.
Hello , me, my husband and my 3 years daughter came to US two years ago and applied for asylum and got approved , after one year we submitted our green card applictions and still in process , during these two years i had severe depression and i committed suicide this month , can i apply for... Read more »
If by travel to visit your family you mean return to the country from which or are requesting asylum, that is not a good idea. The government will question whether you really have a credible fear of returning to your country. You might consider applying for a refugee travel document and meet with...Read more »
Im a cuban citizen in USA since 2028, i have not being admitted and inspected or parole thats why i cant adjust under CAA, but recently i they designate TPS for Venezuela, and im also from Venezuela, can i adjust status under CAA if TPS is granted?
ICE said that they have to leave and my wife’s parents ran away just left a note saying if ICE finds me they can take me. My wife didn’t sign anything but would happen to her since she’s sponsored them in ?
When you say she sponsored them, I take that to mean she filed I-130 petitions for them to be eligible to apply for permanent residency/consular visa processing. No liability to her for the sponsorship. If she posted ICE bonds she would forfeit the money posted.
I am a German citizen currently visiting my US citizen fiancé here in the US on a ESTA tourist visa. We have a pending K1 fiancé visa case that is sitting at the NVC and not being processed due to a closed embassy. We want to drop the pending K1 and get married here in the US while I’m staying... Read more »
I have applied for i751 8 years ago. It's been pending since then and finally there was an action on my case last month. It has transferred to the another office. So friends and family members have telling me to apply for citizenship.
I am a US citizen trying to bring my wife to US. She has visitor visa. I was wondering if there would be any complication bringing her here. I haven't filled out any immigration application for to get her the green card. I don't know if the US custom boarder would stop her from entering... Read more »
A visitor visa is for the purpose of visitation not to come here permanently. If CPB finds out she is married to you, a US citizen, they may deny her entry because of concealed intent. She has to tell the truth as to what the purpose of her trip is. If she intends to reside permanently here then...Read more »
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