came here on b1 b2 lived here for 5 years overstayed my visa . I was pick up by ice and was released on bond . I filled Asylum in court with judge and I have individual hearing in 2020 November. I was just wondering do I have a right to obtain EAD? It’s been 186 days elapsed on my application... Read more »
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.
I'm sponsoring my mother for a green card. Her daughter is under 21... if she adds her to her petition so that they can get approved together, do I have to sponsor her daughter (my half-sister)? Or can my mother be her sponsor once she gets her green card?
My father was issued Travel Document for one year while his GC on current filing was still in process. On the basis of the Travel Document (Valid till May, 2019), he left for India (in May 2018) and continues to be there to date. In the meanwhile, the GC was issued and dispatched to the US address... Read more »
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...Read more »
Hi, I have a question about the authorization to work.
I am in a process to get the permanent residence, because my husband is an american citizen, but I have been waiting for the SSN around three months and I have not received anything yet. So, is there any way to get a temporary SSN... Read more »
She was not legitimized as a child of my father. My father was not in her life when she was a child. We all just found out 8 years ago. No DNA test has been done but can be done. We would like to reunite as a family
10 years ago Dcf was called saying my husband was dangerous. I made the wrong choice and stayed with him at first. Because of that I lost costody of our son even though we separated. My former husband has been out of my life for over 6 years now both personally and legally. Even though I was... Read more »
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...Read more »
I came to the USA with student visa (F1), but I got married 3 months ago (February) with an american citizen. However, My husband an I submitted the immigration process on May 21th (2 weeks ago). My I20 expired las month on April 10th and my... Read more »
Born in Brazil obtained Italian citizenship used Italian passport to come to America on a 90 day been here for 4years fell in love. I work pay taxes have drivers license. How do I get married. And how long after marriage for green card?
I failed to use my married name when I applied for adjustment of status through marriage. Now i updated it on my i751 but its still on process. I need my name change on my ssn card to get a drivers license but my 2 year green card is expired. What should i do?
Hi i have a petition to a green card for me. I’m from Portugal and living in Portugal. I m married with an US citizen. I overstay my esta 3 weeks when I got married. I submitted i130 in 8 January 2018 and now I’m waiting for the green card . When do you think I ll get my green card?
August 2014 I married to US citizen March 2015I received green card Before green card experd. I file the form I751 . Soon receive a letter green card exstand 1year . I receive a another interview on 04/11/2018 . This interview they separate me and my spoose ask the questions. How long to know the... Read more »
How many time takes a i130 petition for a green card for a spouse of a US citizen
I'm portuguese, i'm married with an US citizen and my petition was received on January 9, 2018 Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. I'm currently in Portugal dealing with health isssues and... Read more »
Does my greencard last name (obtained through marriage in the USA) have to match with my last name in the national passport? In other words, will my green card contain my maiden name or name after marriage?
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.
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...Read more »
The problem is that I filled my taxes jointly in 2015 but my husband didn't because he works under the table. And this year I filled married but separate for the same reason. Is it going to be a problem if I send only my 2015 tax return filled jointly. Or USCIS needs to see his too ? And for... Read more »
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...Read more »
I was told I may need to update it if I was trying to get my national passport. .Ive decided to become a citizen and want to make sure I have the correct document . I've also applied for a name change and renewal to my green card which expires in 6 months . I wanna make sure I have no trouble... Read more »
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...Read more »
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