I'm currently in the US on an O1B visa as a performing musician, and my status is expiring this year, so I'm going for another O1B petition to get three more years. My previous petitioner had a production company through which we filed the petition. And in the petition, his company was established... Read more »
A less credible and poorly established petition can be challenged by the USCIS. It may appear dubious. Extensions have been denied, which can have an impact upon someone who also depends upon the ESTA visa waiver program. If you are pretty much done with the work, consider working abroad, again....Read more »
I am currently living in California, I am undocumented and I am 18 years old. I have my Mexican passport and California DL, I was wondering if there is any way for me to travel to Canada legally. From what I’ve heard you can travel to Canada with a Mexican passport and a visitor visa, but in my... Read more »
My son just signed a contract as reservist with the Air Force in Los Angeles but he will be traveling to Texas to join the Air Force base as a reservist in April [he will be in Texas for six months]. My question is: Can I, as his father, apply for parole in place? or do I have to wait for my son to... Read more »
New Mexico? As in, the US state New Mexico? Then yes, you can live in New Mexico while your N-400 processes. Make sure to update your address with USCIS so that you don't miss important notices, and keep up with your case status by frequently checking it online.
We married in 1997 and were married for over 10 years and have been divorced for 11 years, how long should I or do I have to keep the mountain of paperwork we received throughout the green card process? He now lives out of state but I still have all of the paperwork, can I shred it? Or should he... Read more »
The government has a copy in what's call an "alien file". If your husband ever needs a copy, he can request it from the government through a FOIA request (Freedom of Information Act). If the file was for you, I would tell you to hang on to it. But since it's for your ex, you can either give it...Read more »
Will using the Federal subsidy Advance Premium Tax Credit to help with my family's health insurance affect my future path to citizenship due to the new rules set by the president in regards to public charge (government aid)?
My ex husband lives in California and became a US citizen about 3 years ago. My 16 year old son moved from the UK to the US to live with his Father in August 2019. My ex husband has put in an application for my son to become a US citizen and receive his Green Card.... Read more »
This is a bit more complicated than both you and your husband make it. Your son must first seek lawful permanent resident status. There seem to be loose ends to such an effort. It’s also unclear if this status will convert into citizenship by derivation.
I am due for oath ceremony next week. However, i am a bit nervouse because I got married outside US and travelled outside the country for a month after the N400 interview. Will these 2 thing cause an issue at oath ceremony?
Don't be nervous, your travel and marriage should not affect your oath ceremony, just disclose it truthfully on the application form that you should fill out before your ceremony. Congratulation on your upcoming naturalization!
She went to high school/college and all in the states. I married her last year (us citizen) and had a few questions on the options we have on changing her status. I’m aware I can sponsor her as a relative but the confusion I have is that she has overstayed multiple times. Although Each time she... Read more »
You need to create a complete timeline of every entry and exit. Then you need to gather all of the old passports she still has in her possession. Take the timeline and the passports to an immigration attorney for a consultation. I highly recommend you have an actual attorney review these documents...Read more »
The facts that you have given beg more questions. Are you planning on living with your spouse in the UK? You could be in danger of abandoning your residency. You really need to speak with an experienced immigration attorney who can ask you the appropriate questions to make sure that what you're...Read more »
It is a violation of immigration law to live and work on a non-immigrant student visa without work authorization in the forms allowed. Speak with your International Student Official at the school. If confused, seek an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there...Read more »
I got my NIW green card. I have been a postdoc for 2 years doing research full time. I am planning to keep doing my postdoc and would like to do some part time jobs. Is it going to be okay? I am asking this because it is recommend that the applicant does not change his/her job for at least 3 months... Read more »
My green card along with other personal items were in my wallet at the time of the theft. The issue is that my green card expires in March of 2020 and I'm not sure if I can use the I-90 form in my case.
I am sorry to hear about your asylum clock issue. If you believe that your asylum clock was stopped in error you should contact the court administrator where your removal proceedings are pending and inquired about the issue. They will be able to tell you what's the...Read more »
My sister is a US Citizen. She sponsored me for the I-130 F4 immigration visa Category. My daughter was 14 years of age at the time and therefore was a derivative of myself. She is currently 26 years of age and my priority date is soon to be current. The I-130 application was filed on December 2007... Read more »
He fell in love and married his girlfriend in January 2019. In March he filled out and sent an application for change of status. He send with the documents all the corresponding payments. Until this day he has not received any response. He called the immigration offices and they have told him... Read more »
Immigration law and the process is a complicated system. Many are disqualified and denied as a matter of law. Some forms are lost without additional forms, such as a G-1145 to try to secure proof of receipt. However, there are other means to track down files.
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