1st infraction: 1 week; 2nd: 30 days; 3rd: entire school year. No parental consent or due process. No policy on how its enforced. School administrator states that cell phones are prohibited items: my concern is the safety of the students. Many parents rely on cell phones to track their children,... Read more »
Limiting access to mobile telephones for school students by the school Administration is completely Constitutional. The school implements its rules and oversees education , social and safety parameters of that educational institution.
I applied for family reunion with my dad while he stayed in Mexico as a tourist. He was approved for reunion and USCIS sent us to NVC. We submitted all the required documentation and NVC received them and tried to schedule an appointment for us in US Embassy of Juarez, Mexico. However, US embassy... Read more »
A case review is required for your submission. If you father was paroled into the United States there may be a possibility to adjust his status without Consular Processing. But that legal analysis can be determined only after a full case review.
I am a citizen of USA and his 2 daughters, I need to have him here to help me with our daughters, especially our little one who has a medical condition, I have been struggling to get someone to help me with this
There are attorneys who will help with document preparation and charge for the time that they spend with the client. You can try to find an attorney at Justia.com or at AILA.org. There are also not for profit organizations that help with immigration forms (see:...Read more »
You need to immediately get more specific advice from a lawyer. No one is allowed to simply take another person's documents like that of to threaten them. There is a lawyer directory on this site and you can also go on the American Immigration Lawyers Assn and find a lawyer on their directory.
I have green card for 7 years now, I had a criminal history- Felony theft in 2011, charges that changed to a misdemeanor then setaside or expunged back in 2014. Immigration is aware of the charges since it happened before I obtained my green card-LPR. Do I need to mention the charges again on my... Read more »
You will have to disclose the criminal history in your citizenship application. It can affect your eligibility because one of the requirements for naturalization is good moral character (GMC). An applicant for naturalization must show that he or she has been, and continues to be, a person of good...Read more »
My father is applying for naturalization and needs to provide details & documentation for his prior tickets and arrest. He has received a couple of speeding tickets in other states and others in different cities in his home state. I tried called the police stations and courts to determine how... Read more »
OK so if you have physically met your girlfriend, and she is living in Mexico, she can be sponsored by you for a fiancée visa and process her K visa at the US consulate in Mexico. A foreign national living in a country that is not native to his or her passport or birth, can still seek permission...Read more »
This seems so crazy to me but I'm actually asking these questions on behalf of my 60 year old significant other who was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1960. His mother married an officer in the US military who was stationed somewhere over on that side of the world back then. They married.... Read more »
Hey, you may be able to access his immigration records through the freedom of information act. You may need to know the case number for his moms application. Perhaps Kim is also a beneficiary of his stepfathers US citizenship. It is best to consulte an experienced immigration attorney before...Read more »
There is no friend category that you can sponsor someone to get a green card from another country. Your friend can get a green card either by marriage to an American citizen or marriage to a green card holder. She can get a green card by getting sponsored for a job, but that job must be tied to the...Read more »
Hello, we are planning to get married my boyfriend, who is a U.S citizen and me. We were planning to get married on september, but due the Corona , the border is closed and I cannot enter the United Stated with my tourist Visa. I have a B1/B2 visa that expires on April 2021 and I also have a... Read more »
You aren’t supposed to enter the US to get married on a tourist visa. If you are questioned at the border, and it becomes clear that you plan to marry once you enter the US, your visa could be revoked, and you could be banned from entering the US for 5 years.
My brother lied in his DS-160 form in 2013 while applying for b1/b2. He mentioned fake college name and degree in the form.The same info was repeated again in 2018 while filling DS-160 while renewing b1/b2 .He still has valid b1/b2 but is worried about future and wants to amend the mistake he made... Read more »
As a US citizen spouse sponsoring a foreign national, your wife would be considered an immediate relative. Currently it’s taking about a year from the filing until the interview date but maybe longer due to the covid crisis.
On passport of my origin country i have my maiden last name and on US passport i have my maiden last name + my married last name. The marriage happened in my country of origin, but later on, my husband changed his last name to reflect his biological father's last name trough the US court, so... Read more »
It's difficult to tell whether you are asking about US policies or the policies of your home country. If your home country is the one giving you the problem, then you need to speak to a lawyer who is licensed there. But generally speaking, you need to follow the paper trail. That means you...Read more »
Hello, my mom is an Indian Citizen and came to US in Nov 2019 on B2 visa. She was supposed to go back in Mar 2020 but due to Corona all the flights were cancelled. So now she is here and will be staying at least till june. By June she would have passed 6 months/180 days of stay in US. On her... Read more »
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