I am an Australian citizen with a 5 year multiple-entry B1/B2 visa. I arrived in the US in early April, 2021 and the passport was stamped at the airport. The officer wrote a date on the stamp for early October.
If I travel to Mexico for a weeks holiday in September and return to the US,... View More
There is no way to predict how long you will be granted to stay upon re-admission and no guarantee that you would be allowed to re-enter in the first place. You have to convince the border patrol officer that you are entering the US for tourist purposes, have the financial means to do so, and...View More
I have a few small things on my record, and I was just charged with 2nd-degree assault. Although I was younger than 18 for everything on my record, I was tried as an adult for this charge and I am now facing jail time for 10-20 days.
The answer depends upon the 'few small things.' Immigration law mandates removal for multiple crimes involving moral turpitude. If you were tried as an adult, then that may have been a mistake made long ago. It is unclear whether the criminal conviction orders can be re-opened, which is...View More
Sorry your question remains open. You could reach out to immigration attorneys - some firms offer very brief initial consults for free. You could use the tab above (Find-a-Lawyer) to locate immigration attorneys on this site, or you could search on our own. Another option could be to repost your...View More
In 2016 I am filing my n-400 and I have a question, I have my 4 year tax transcript, the first year in 2016 I didn’t work?I did not work and I was a student, my question is that for my n-400 ,I have my 4 year tax return, for 2016 I didn’t have income , so I don’t file a tax return, do I file... View More
When you don't file a tax return because you are not required to file a tax return per IRS rules, you would answer YES to not having filed a tax return and simply explain why you were not required to file for that year. Best wishes!
I have my green card residency for more than 20 years and I want to apply for my citizenship but I don't know if I can because I have a DUI on my background. What can I do and what is the process like?
It seems unlikely that a single DUI would negatively impact your application for citizenship. Applicants for citizenship must show 5 years of good moral character, so if the DUI was in the last five years you might want to wait until more than five years have passed. You will also want to make sure...View More
Yes you can marry him as long as it’s 90-120 days after entry otherwise uscis can allege immigration fraud. Before Covid-19 it could take four to six months for approval now it takes about six to nine months. He cannot leave the us during the process until he is issued a travel document. Feel...View More
Yes if you are a US citizen, and you marry somebody that entered the United States with permission, which it appears to be the case, then you can sponsor him for his green card and he can adjust status here and does not have to return home to obtain that. Now there’s a 90 day rule, which...View More
I regret that your son cannot petition you as an immediate relative until he is 21 years old. Also, the decision whether to petition you is within his control. He may be disqualified when he reaches 21 years of age depending upon the situation.
You do not qualify to adjust status based...View More
My son from my first wife is living with his mom in Canada, he is 10 years old . I want to sponsor him so he can get his GC and US Citizenship. His mom is ok to sponsor him so he has documented. My Son is Canadian and I am the US and Canadain Citizen.
A Washington attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You could reach out to the publisher and ask them to take the page down while expressing your concerns. If that doesn't work, you could reach out to an attorney for a consult to explore options. You could...View More
Hey. I am a marriage greencard attorney.Yes you can get married to a U. S citizen. B2 Visa is generally for toursim and not a dual purpose visa. However, many visitors find love while on vacation and get married. They are then able to become permanent residents if they prove that the marriage is...View More
Are you a US citizen? If so, you should explore the fiancé visa pathway. If the two of you have physically met within the last two years you can sponsor him for his k visa. Once the visa is issued he can travel here, get married and then adjust status to get his green card. Counsel anywhere in...View More
I am a green card holder and my husband was physically in US with F1 OPT on April 22. If he leaves US now, will he be affected by Trump’s proclamation if I apply for marriage-based green card for him (which will go through consular process)?
my sister is sponsoring my mom and I through two I-130. After she prepared the forms online , they were passed to me for payment. I noted that the e-signature page were not signed, and I accidentally put my mom and my name on it and proceeded to pay. However, the application only states that my... View More
My name is Mohammed and I have a few questions regarding my eligibility for a green card. I just finished the university and got my degree. I have an F1 student visa and a OPT permit as well. What are my options that I have for a green card? I would really want one for more job... View More
I am a US citizen and I'm close to marrying a non-citizen. They are on a F1 visa but are working. I've read online that if caught, the consequences are deportation. What happens if I marry them? I've read that a marriage to a recent visa holder will trigger an audit and a trial... View More
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