In order to qualify for asylum you need to have suffered past persecution or have a well-founded fear of future persecution based on a protected ground (race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion). In addition, you have to file for asylum within one...Read more »
My brother, a U.S. citizen, is petitioning for my parents to come to the U.S. The plan was that I get a family preference green card based on the one that they would receive when they arrive. However, with all the NVC processing and COVID delays, the cases got held up for more than two years and a... Read more »
If I understood your question correctly, your brother has petitioned for your parents when you were under 21, you believe you have acquired F2A status as the result, and you want to know how to maintain that status.
While US citizens can file a petition for their parents (as immediate...Read more »
If you submitted the case with USCIS, you should have received correspondence about the case, and if you failed to follow up the case was likely denied or deemed abandoned. If you no longer have the paperwork or do not recall what you received, you can file a FOIA request with USCIS to get your...Read more »
This is a good question. I'm unsure why the left, because there is no guarantee that the I-131 will be approved and it may be delayed and/or misplaced. However, they must return with the advanced parole. Otherwise, they will abandon the adjustment of status. The delay in their return may...Read more »
A foreign national who is a victim of a violent crime and assists the police with an investigation to apprehend the suspects will qualify for a U visa leading to a green card. You should retain counsel anywhere in the United States for legal representation for your case.
Like to stay here, so he’s done officially in two weeks and his boss is threatening to report him to go back? What are his options and is this legal? Nothing on the contract says him to go back, also when he was a j1 worker prior he has stubs of them not paying him ot hours and no records of... Read more »
That would depend on the country in which you are marrying in. However, most states would recognize the marriage as valid if it is lawfully entered into in the jurisdiction in which you got married in.
I live in CA & is currently on a work visa. I got married in May 25,2021 in Bangladesh and came to USA shortly after that(Just me). My wife came to the USA January 2022 on F2. After a month of being together she left the house following 3 day argument which turned ugly. She filed a restraining... Read more »
During an N-400 interview you may legally change your first and last name to anything you like, however, take notice that you would need to ensure that all your prior legal documents are in conformance with your selected legal name.
We are family of 4, two babies aged 8 month and girl aged 3 years. My husband is 31 and I'm 24. We curently live in Croatia and own our own company here. Right now we are working on our plans to move to California. In San Jose, CA, we have alot of friends. They are ready to file... Read more »
Explore the possibility of obtaining an E2 investor visa. If you invest in a business, and can establish that the cash flow from that business can support you and your family members, then you all can stay in the United States indefinitely by renewing the E2 visa every two years. Croatia ,I...Read more »
You should follow any instructions that the consular officer gave to you, as sometimes they request that the documents be mailed to them and if that is the case they usually send an email with instructions and a courier label for mailing. I believe once the DS-260 and all documents are accepted by...Read more »
i've been told it as to be in a sheet since they aren't here to get the digital one, but i am having a problem since my mom's fingerprints are hard to read and they have sent them back many of times. We started this process over 2.5yrs ago and still haven't been able to start... Read more »
To request your mom’s A-file from either USCIS (immigration service) or EOIR (immigration court), you can file a FOIA request, which does not require fingerprinting. In addition, if you know any dates that she was caught by U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs...Read more »
My parents applied for asylum 9 years ago when we first came to the US. We came with visit visa and never left. I got married to a citizen and just got my green card. In three years I will be a citizen and my question is can I apply for my parents green card if they have PD? I need to learn if... Read more »
We signed paperwork with our finances 3 years ago. She is still waiting to go for her interview. ( She has been living in the U.S. since she was a child. She is in her 40's now) Now they are wanting out finances again. Can we change on minds to NOT to sponsor her? If so, can she sue us? For... Read more »
There is no harm if he answers that he is a non-citizen. This does not means that he is undocumented and subject to deportation. Non-citizens include green card holders and persons who have temporary visas. Even some U.S. nationals are non-citizens.
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