I am on J1 visa (J1 waiver) and have applied to get an O3 for husbands O1 and will get an answer soon from the USCIS on its approval. Will that mean I would have to leave my J1 based employment immediately, once it is approved. Or will I get any grace time to leave my current job and move with him.... Read more »
O3 visa holders are not permitted to work. If you have filed an I 539 to change your status from J1 to O3 and that form is approved, then legally you can be here in O3 status. However, in order to activate the visa and get the stamp in your passport, you usually have to consular process and have...Read more »
I had my citizenship interview today and I passed my civics test. But, the officer was really rude and wanted more documents which I could not provide at that time. In the notice did not say that I needed to bring any documents. She was even asking me for dates of birth of my husbands ex wife.... Read more »
Based on the information you provided the documents requested are typical. Had you had an attorney the attorney would have provided the documents with your initial application. What you need to do is provide the documents requested and the information requested.
Been married 8 months and he petitioned for me for my green card but we moved to another place because he got a new job, and right after we moved he told me I needed to give him twice as much more money as before if I wanted to continue living with him. It came as a surprise to me because I have... Read more »
The answer to your question is not so simple. There is no generic work visa. You can be sponsored by an employer for a visa but which type of visa depends on your skill set and a number of other factors.
Your best bet would be to make an appointment with an experienced immigration lawyer...Read more »
No he cannot work while here on a tourist visa. That would be illegal and a violation of the terms of his visa. Without more information about his skill set, etc., I cannot tell you if he would be eligible for any other type of visa that would allow him to work. I would suggest that you make an...Read more »
It is not clear from your question if you are asking how to change your name in your passport, your green card or both. If you wish to change your last name in your passport, you would need to apply for that change with your country's embassy or consulate in the U.S. if you are in the process of...Read more »
Motions to reopen Orders of Removal in Absentia are very complicated and must be handled by an experienced immigration attorney. A Motion to reopen based on lack of proper notice can be filed anytime. This means that a motion may also be filed after a person has departed the US. I suggest that...Read more »
The LPR was sponsored by a U.S. citizen relative and has been in the U.S. for almost 4 years. Her spouse resides overseas and visits her regularly on his tourist visa. Recently the LPR was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer and requires immediate treatment, so, her spouse got to the U.S. right away to... Read more »
Generally no, because the I-130 won't be current to file for Adjustment of Status. However, the spouse can file a visitor visa extension if they need to stay longer than six months. You should contact an experienced immigration attorney for help.
I would like to know if I will get dual citizenship of my boyfriend after marriage. I'm Israel citizen, in USA two years and waiting for resident card. My boyfriend have dual citizenship: usa and uk. If we'll married will I have multiple citizenship (also he)?
No. Unless they were born here, everyone seeking citizenship in the United States must apply and go through the lengthy process. The same is true for most if not all civilized countries. Some nations do not allow or recognize "dual citizenships." Being married to someone from a different country...Read more »
Generally speaking, breach of peace/disorderly conduct is not a removable offense. However, for a more definitive answer to your question, you should bring certified copies of your criminal records to a competent immigration attorney who can analyze them.
My wife's I-485 was denied this week because my evidence of assets doesnt meet the federal poverty line. They sent us an RFE in December asking to see my entire 2017 tax return and my bank statements for every month in 2017. My tax return showed that I grossed over 69k in 2017. I had over 87k in... Read more »
More information is needed. What date was the decision? Is it more than 33 days ago m? You may want to consider whether to file a motion to reconsider or a new filing. Many choose the latter, but it depends.
As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced...Read more »
If you are referring to changing your surname (family/last name), you can identify your married surname as your current surname. There are typically boxes on the immigration forms for "other names used", wherein you would list your name before marriage. The USCIS Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM)...Read more »
I may have to be out of the country for work purposes for more than six months. It was suggested that I get a Re-entry permit and at the airport an officer told me the permit applies to all my family members. My wife and I have green cards since 2002 and have never left the US for more than a... Read more »
Hi: I informed my employer of my status changing from EAD to green Card as soon as it did. I went 3 weeks ago and updated my I-9 and presented my card, signed my I9, and received a copy of it. The manager somehow felt to upload the new info into their system, and today I was told I couldn’t work... Read more »
Legal answer: Unless you have a written employment agreement, you have little or no employee rights in Florida. Why? Because Florida is an “at will employment” state--which means Florida employers are free to hire, assign, re-assign, re-locate, promote, demote, discipline, suspend or terminate...Read more »
The answer to your question depends on a number of facts that are not provided in your question. If you mean the child born in Canada somehow has a claim to U.S. Citizenship because, for example, he or she has U.S. Citizen parents, then the answer is yes. There are even circumstances where a...Read more »
im a U S citizen and we are married with children together. my husband fled from Haiti. he was in hiding for months there. due to the corruption with the Policital war. he suffered life threating, turture, unthinkable abuse,lost of 30 pounds from starvation and thirst during his hide out. he is... Read more »
You need to retain an immigration attorney for a full analysis of his case Since he already has a final order of removal, ICE can act very quickly to re-execute that order so you need to involve an attorney immediately to have any chance of keeping him in the U.S. to file for asylum. It is very...Read more »
From what I understand marrying a foreign national under visa waiver program and then adjusting status ALL in the USA is considered visa fraud and could complicate matters . If we went to Canada to get married then returned to the US and adjusted status would this be acceptable ? Marriage would... Read more »
I understand that any foreign national seeking to marry fiancé and adjust status need to either apply for a K1 visa to do so or convincingly prove that the marriage was not premeditated with intention to stay . What if they entered on visa waiver , married and immediately returned back to country... Read more »
It is fine to marry while in the U.S. under the VWP as long as you comply with all the terms and leave within the designated timeperiod. Your spouse would file a petition, you would process through the consulate, and re-enter with an immigrant visa (if approved). That is not immigration fraud....Read more »
You should consult with a competent immigration attorney who can can analyze the particular facts of your situation. Generally speaking, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services is no longer granting "advance parole" travel documents to DACA beneficiaries such that they could reenter the United...Read more »
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