2016 I came to the United States with my German daughter (no us papers) she is only here on an esta. Tried filing for passport for her but she keeps getting denied. She is not granted citizenship because I have not lived in the states prior to her birth.us consulate in Germany said I have to go... Read more »
I send my immigration package after two weeks, the package will return to me by mail because one of the applications the i-485 was with an expired form, I already completed the new current form and I have to send the package, my question is I have to fill out all the forms again or I can send the... Read more »
Hi there, just add new version of I-485 form to your previously mailed package, you don't have to complete all other forms again. Make sure to place green page ( that was attached to your rejection letter) on top of your submission package. Good luck!
You are considered an applicant for asylum. However, if you entered the U.S. lawfully and you have maintained lawful non- immigrant status then you should indicate that status in your university application.
I have a confusion this, which is one of the requirements to submit the form 1-128/Visa fiance K1: "You and your fiancé(e) met each other in person at least once within the 2-year period before you file your petition."
The doubt is:
Do you submit the form I-129 - K1 only after two... Read more »
USCIS is measuring back two (2) years from the date of filing and looking to see if WITHIN that 2-year period you have been in the physical presence of each other (at least once). If the last time you were in each other's physical presence was more than 2 years ago, you must see each other again...Read more »
Childs father was put in jail when child was 5, and subsequently deported.child is now 11 years old, they do have contact but via the internet only.he has not provided a penny of support obviously in all this time, i do not even have a physical address out of the country for him. I only care for... Read more »
Is the daughter eligible for Adjustment of Status if the Mom petitions with I-130? Her tourist visa expires in 4 months. Also, considering applying for a tourist visa extension for another 6 months. Looking into options to avoid travel back to Asia, maybe permanently? Thank you
The USCIS deems that a conviction of drug trafficking is a permanent bar to good moral character. While my husband was arrested for drug trafficking 21 years ago, he wasn't "convicted." Rather, he plea bargained and plead down to a possession charge. He served less than a year in a jail (not... Read more »
I overstayed my visitor s visa for less than 180 days. My husband is a LPR and filed i130 to petition for me, but it hasnt been approved yet. Im currently outside the USA and considering applying for a second visitor s visa to avoid being separated from my husband for too long. If our i130 was... Read more »
Aside from the fact that one should not use a visitor visa with the specific intent to pursue adjustment of status at the time of entering as a visitor, which could result in a fraud allegation at an adjustment of status interview, whether you will be adjustment of status eligible also depends on...Read more »
Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent, experienced immigration attorney. Your options and obstacles depend on the particular facts of your prospective case. If, for example, he has any past negative immigration or criminal history, those facts may pose certain obstacles. There...Read more »
Additional information is needed in order to provide a substantive response. You should likely schedule a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can review your case history and documentation to advise you properly. Moreover, you may not wish to discuss online...Read more »
Im from germany and im here in the usa with a valid non immigrant working visa. My current employer whants to sponsor me and transferring into another non immigrant work visa class. Back in Berlin i had already the interview at the consulate. Do i have to prepare for another one here... Read more »
Because of a missing document the judge couldn’t make an immediate decision at my removal hearing. I mailed the document next day, and about 2 weeks later, I received a copy of the letter ice sent to the judge indicating they received and accepted the document and waive their right to appeal.... Read more »
You don't need to reapply. Rather, you and your mother could send notification to USCIS (if the petition is still pending there) or to the National Visa Center (if the case is now there) that you have divorced with proof thereof (e.g., divorce judgment). Using the existing petition, they will...Read more »
I am going through financial difficulties, but always tried to find my way out. I submitted a N400 application with the fee waiver form I912. However, after I had sent off the form, my sister sent me the money to pay the application fee. I called the post office to stop the mail from being... Read more »
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