Kelli Y Allen's answer You should consult an immigration attorney to calculate the number of days on the asylum clock. Sometimes the clock is stopped without you being aware of it. If you truly have over 180 days, you are eligible to file for employment authorization.
Deron Edward Smallcomb's answer Children are not derivative beneficiaries of the petition. Your half-sister cannot be included or added to the petition. If you need assistance, you should contact an experienced immigration attorney.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer To be clear, the idea isn’t that your father can be out of the US until May 2019 but rather that he can use if for reentry up until that time. In any case, he should be able to use it to come back, and he should be able to use the green card, too. The biggest issue with the green card is how securely it could be sent to where he is.
Carl Shusterman's answer Yes, but under the sibling category, it would take 13 years to do so, and her son will "age-out" on his 21st birthday. Explore other methods of immigration: employment, investment, lottery, etc.
Carl Shusterman's answer In order to apply for a U visa using Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, you must meet the following criteria and provide substantial evidence to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS):
You must have been a victim of a “qualifying criminal activity,” and this crime must have occurred in the United States or violated U.S. law. Indirect and bystander victims are also eligible to apply in certain circumstances. For example, a murder victim obviously cannot...
Carl Shusterman's answer Since you are being sponsored by your US citizen husband, you can adjust your status to permanent resident without leaving the US even though you are no longer in nonimmigrant status.
Carl Shusterman's answer If the person who you fell in love with is a US citizen, you can get married now, and he/she can immediately sponsor you for a green card. The process usually takes about one year.
Carl Shusterman's answer Since you updated your name on your I-751, there is no immigration law issue. You need to talk with the SSA and the DMV about how to update your name on your SS card and your drivers license.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Your name will be listed as stated on the Form I-485, which could be different from your passport. If you changed your name after marriage, we recommend you update your passport to reflect that fact. Otherwise, be prepared to take you marriage certificate with you to show the name change.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer If you leave now, you might not be allowed back in until your husband files an immigrant visa petition on your behalf and you apply for an immigrant visa. If you chose to file for adjustment of status within the US, you can apply for a travel document that could allow you to travel to Portugal during the time that you are awaiting your application to be approved. We strongly suggest you talk to an immigration attorney about your specific case.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer USCIS wants to see that you entered into marriage in good faith and not to circumvent immigration laws. Taxes are one piece of evidence of this. We’d recommend sending evidence of good faith marriage that doesn’t include your taxes. If USCIS asks for them specifically at some point, you can address the fact that you filed taxes separately at that time. An explanation might be needed, and it might be awkward to say that the reason you filed separately is because your husband is working under...
Max Lavit Rosenberg's answer Your original birth certificate should be fine as long as it has all the required information upon it. However, if it is in a foreign language, all foreign language documents must be translated into English. You should provide a plain photocopy of the original document and its translation into English, which can be translated by a professional or anyone who is fluent both in English and your native language. However, you cannot do it yourself if you are the petitioner or the beneficiary of this...
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