Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, it is but the timing and specific process vary greatly and depend on a number of factors. I highly suggest having a full consultation with an experienced immigration attorney who can analyze the specific situation and explain the process that would apply to your case.
Allen C. Ladd's answer Thank you for your very thoughtful and courteous question! I don't see any problem at all with the H-1B process. It's when driving and alcohol mix that there are serious serious consequences. Piacere!
You can leave, but the employer/petitioner must contact USCIS and request "consular notification" of the approval, versus "change of status."
You will have to wait out the approval, before you may apply for the R-1 visa to return. Doubtful you will be allowed back in the interim on your B1/B2 visitor visa, since the R-1 visa petition (not "visa") is pending.
Your dependents may need, and probably will need, to leave the USA with you. Once you leave, it will...
Allen C. Ladd's answer Whew, that's too broad to answer in this forum. You MUST make an appointment with an immigration lawyer and discuss this with him or her, to be sure you have covered all relevant legal issues. Go to www.aila.org to find a lawyer in your area, or call the Florida bar on its toll-free number and ask for the lawyer referral service for a low-cost consultation.
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.'s answer Any time an individual seeking some type of U.S. immigration benefit has past criminal history, it is wise to bring copies of the criminal case documents to an immigration attorney for analysis. Without seeing those documents and without asking a series of questions, it is impossible to say one way or the other whether the situation you are describing above will pose a problem. Schedule a consultation with a competent, experienced immigration attorney. Some offer online Skype consultations.
Ana S. Mendieta's answer You MUST bring your own interpreter to your asylum interview. One will NOT be provided to you. Your attorney cannot be your interpreter, nor can your witness nor a representative or employee of the government of your country. Your interpreter must be 18 years or older.
Even if USCIS will not provide interpreters for the interview, they use contract interpreters to monitor asylum interviews at local asylum offices and other locations by telephone, and this might of confused you. If...
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.'s answer Are you a U.S. Citizen? If so, and if you are not yet married to your child's mother, then a K-1 fiancee case may be appropriate. One would need to know, however, whether your child's mother has any criminal history or negative past U.S. immigration history that could complicate such a case. If you are a U.S. Citizen, another possibility could be that you marry abroad, and then pursue a family-based immigrant visa for your wife. You likely should schedule a consultation with a competent...
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.'s answer She should schedule a consultation with a competent immigration attorney. If she is hoping to do a change of status from within the United States, maintaining lawful nonimmigrant status at all times is imperative. Again, she should seek the advice of an attorney who can review all strategies with her.
Sheri A Benchetrit's answer Yes you can file an I 130 for your daughter, but if she is over the age of 21, and if she is married, her place in line will be further back and it may take a few years before it is her turn in line.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Maybe, maybe not. You began to accrue unlawful presence when you turned 18. If you have 180 days or less of unlawful presence, then there is less of a chance that you will be denied entry. As a matter of discretion, however, a border patrol office could bar you from entering. If you try to come, you should provide compelling evidence to explain why you didn't leave when your authorized stay expired.
Kevin D. Slattery Esq.'s answer File Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with both U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Immigration Court housed under the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).
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