The definition of Immediate relative for the purpose of adjustment of status per INA 201(b) is: Immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen include the U.S. citizen’s spouse, children (unmarried and under 21 years of age), and parents (if the U.S. citizen is 21 years of age or older). Siblings are not...Read more »
Last year I was scammed online about bitcoin job. I lost money, my debit cards were overdraft and almost lost apartment because of lack money. My and my boyfriends personal information were exposed to scammer. I do not have a lot of his personal info. But as I prove I have all messages, calls,... Read more »
It does not sound like this case would meet the requirement for physical or emotional injury. Police departments and prosecutors have been very stingy about signing off on them lately, so the weaker a case, the less likelihood of success. It also sounds like you are acknowledging proof problems,...Read more »
Last year I was scammed online doing a job that was fake and they were working under different company. The result was sad. Since they had my personal information, my debit cards were overdraft. I expose them not only my personal info but also my boyfriend personal identification. I trusted them... Read more »
The U visa is a United States nonimmigrant visa which is set aside for victims of crimes (and their immediate family members) who have suffered substantial mental or physical abuse while in the U.S. and who are willing to assist law enforcement and government officials in the investigation or...Read more »
Adjusted immigration status to greencard with "registration of Cuban birth" in Venezuela, as allowed under "Matter of Vazquez" policy in 2015 under the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA). At naturalization interview "passed test" but "decision cannot be made yet", officer explained that my registration of... Read more »
A questionably governed nation may have political leadership and administrators that are inexperienced and overlook the law. If you are wronged, you must ‘avoid’ giving up any and all legal arguments. The argument must be carefully presented, so an appeal is preserved. That will take an...Read more »
I presume your question refers to Form I-864 (Affidavit of Support). Form I-864 is a contract which an individual signs (usually the Petitioner filed with Form I-130), in which the individual agrees to sponsor (use his/her financial resources to support) an intending immigrant.
We want to track the processing times. Our ex lawyer said she sent a message to the California center to let them know she is not our lawyer any longer, but we live in Florida so we thought our center was the Texas one.
The I-130 receipt letter you received in the mail should have the location of the service center processing the petition at the bottom of the letter. However, occasionally I have seen USCIS move the cases to a different service center. If you did not receive the receipt letter in the mail you may...Read more »
My husband filed an i130 petition for me. On the myUSCIS account we keep on seeing the phrase "your benefit request has been accepted and is under review" and the only thing changing is the date they update the page. Does that phrase mean that our file is resting in a drawer or that someone is... Read more »
I was detained in 2014but was let go cause of a I 220 A. I do not have no felonys. I have done all they told me too. But for some reason my 240 A (b) was denied. I had 30 days to leave voluntarly and pay a fee of $500 if I appeal is there any chance I could stay. I have 2 kids of age 18 & 19. One... Read more »
I m trying to get a new lawyer because she s not good at explaining, Im not sure if I was scammed. I entered on a B2 visa on july 30, 2019 and married a LPR on august 14. Our lawyer delayed the filling so our priority date for I130 is Sept 3 but my I94 expired on august 30. She made me pay for 2... Read more »
Since you entered lawfully (with a visa), you can always apply for a waiver if it ever becomes necessary...Nonetheless, you should have your LPR spouse petition for you, i.e., I-130 and eventually adjust status. Since spouse is LPR, you are not in the highest preference category; which means your...Read more »
Im going threw a divorce to a filipina girl came over from Philippines withen less then a year leaves me for another man she is not a usa citizen my son is what can i do to get pro bono help shes trying to have me pay for her lawyer as well an take sole custody of my son i am looking for a pro bono... Read more »
Most lawyers, much like other professionals do not work for free. If you desire to retain the services of a free or no cost lawyer, I suggest you call Legal Aid in the community in which you reside. Good luck.
Im going threw a divorce to a filipina girl came over from Philippines withen less then a year leaves me for another man she is not a usa citizen my son . What can i do to get pro bono help an or payment plan as i do not make much shes trying to have me pay for her lawyer as well an take sole... Read more »
You need to consult in person with a family lawyer in your area. Find one that offers a free consultation. If you believe that you cannot afford a lawyer then contact the local legal aid office for assistance.
My husband and I had our marriage green card interview today. We were asked some standard basic questions about our relationship. And our IO asked my husband a lot of questions about his government/military career back in his country (Nigeria), mainly if he had ever used weapons or trained with... Read more »
Please do not worry. Just because they would like to take some time to review does not mean that you will be denied. If you do not receive an approval letter, you should receive a letter with instructions. If you do not receive a letter within 90 days you should call the customer service number. If...Read more »
In order to properly answer your question, I need to know how your son lost his status. Based on those facts we can provide you with a recommendation. If he does not have all the facts, we can request a copy of his record from the government and that would provide the most...Read more »
Hi...I have a friend from Brazil who was recently in the country on a B1/B2 Visa. They were granted 6 months when they arrived. They stayed 155 days...roughly 5 months. They left before the Visa expired to return to Brazil. How long should they wait before returning? They have family in the US... Read more »
In general, they can leave the United States and turn around and come back in; however, every time your friend re-enters the US with the tourist visa, they have to endure the scrutiny of the border officers asking questions about the motive and length of the new visit. The officers mostly want to...Read more »
Are you the U.S. Citizen petitioner, or are you the foreign national intended beneficiary? Based on your question, it would seem that you are the U.S. Citizen. Although your participation in a past marriage-fraud case may raise a red flag as to the bona fide nature of your current (prospective)...Read more »
Are the mother and father of the daughter married to one another? So long as the mother "can be credited with 40 quarters of coverage pursuant to the Social Security Administration’s regulations" (as opposed to having earned herself), then the father's/husband's credits may also cover the...Read more »
The scenario is she enters the USA on visa waiver program and we decide to get married during the week she will be here visiting and she returns back to Europe and once she’s back in Europe we begin the spouse immigrant green card process from there seen as acceptable ? I understand visa fraud is... Read more »
Arguably, so long as your fiancée intends on returning to the U.K. to conclude a family-based immigration case at the U.S. Embassy, there is nothing fraudulent or illegal about marrying in the United States while here in visitor status under the Visa Waiver Program. The U.S. Department of State's...Read more »
In order to avoid having to apply for a K1 fiancé visa for the USA and not commuting visa fraud by getting married in the states on visa waiver program we were thinking of just crossing over to Canada to get married while she’s here in Vermont for a weeks visit . Can we do this and after She is... Read more »
To be clear, so long as your fiancé intends on returning to the U.K. to conclude a family-based immigration case at the U.S. Embassy, there is nothing fraudulent or illegal about marrying in the United States while here in visitor status under the Visa Waiver Program. The U.S. Department of...Read more »
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