I filed for annulment/divorce 2.5 years ago and I also withdrew my sponsorship. I am still going through the annulment/divorce so I called the USCIS to see if I am still being considered as a sponsor since I never received any confirmation of my withdrawal. I was informed that the application was... Read more »
I have filed i130 in USCIS site as a beneficiary of a green card holder. In my account it shows that: "Your benefit request has been accepted and is under review." I am wondering whether I am able to file I485 now? If not, when can I do that? How can I be informed about approval of my... Read more »
Currently an immigrant visa is immediately available to the spouse of an LPR so yes you can file the I-485 and request it be jointed to the I-130. Your I-130 is not approved it is only accepted for consideration.
I am unmarried 30 years old. Me parents became citizens of the US. Now I am in the US, waiting for interview, because I have pending asylum case. As I understand, my parents can fill Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. But am I qualify for Adjustment of Status? Should my parents fill Form... Read more »
Answer 1: Not necessarily. Answer 2: Probably not, but more information is needed. It may be in your best interest for your parents to file a form I-130 as soon as possible, but more information is needed!
It is not what you believe. You are subject to visa quotas. The Family first...Read more »
Your U.S. citizen parent can file the FORM I-130, relative petition, on your behalf with USCIS. The filing of the relative petition will not affect the asylum request nor the employment authorization that has been issued to you. The relative petition will also provide you with another option in...Read more »
Will issues arrive if I accept employment abroad as she has been a LPR for roughly 1 year? What measures can be taken to avoid issues with an 'interruption' of her permanent residency in the U.S. if I choose to accept employment and we legally live outside of the country?
The short answer to your question is "possibly." However, there may be measures you can take to protect her status as a lawful permanent resident, such as filing for a reentry permit. For whom you work abroad may also open up options for her, including naturalization (if that is...Read more »
You need to have an immigration lawyer evaluate the disposition in your criminal case to determine whether it constitutes a ground of inadmissibility under Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) § 212. You would not likely experience a problem leaving the United States, but upon reentry,...Read more »
My husband has been a permanent resident for over 5 years and on the 7th year of our marriage we filed his application application for citizenship. Is it ok for us to get divorced now before he has gotten his fingerprints/exam/swearing in?
If you file for divorce before the oath ceremony at this point, questions of good faith marriage could arise. In addition, the application could be delayed if the divorce isn’t finalized before the interview or the oath ceremony.
I just turned 18. I’m applying to college and I just got a job at McDonald’s. I have no other family in this country except my dad who threatens to kick me out . I don’t know much about how to live In this country . I’m still new to this country. I have no where to go and no one to help me... Read more »
Please talk to someone you know in your community, perhaps the manager at the McDonalds where you work--or the guidance counsellors at the college you are applying for--or Google "Mental health Help Line" and look for a mental health organization in in the Winter haven area. Do not wait...Read more »
The following individuals are required by law to submit a Form I-864, Affidavit of Support completed by the petitioner (you would be the petitioner for your husband) to obtain an immigrant visa or adjustment of status:
All immediate relatives of U.S. citizens which include spouses who...Read more »
She’s here on a tourist visa which expires next August. would it be too risky to get married and apply for the adjustment of status right away within this short time? I have to mention as well that I was previously married and filed for adjustment of status for my ex wife (which went on... Read more »
So I’m trying to get married to my girlfriend. She’s in the uk and im in the us. I know how the immigrant marriage visa process works to get her here. But how do I get married to her in the first place if you’re not allowed to marry on a tourist visa?(as this can ban her from the us... Read more »
First and foremost, congratulations! Next, it is a common misconception that one cannot marry in the United States while here on visitor status. One can do so while in visitor status as long as the person does not have the intent at the time of marrying in the U.S. to thereafter pursue adjustment...Read more »
But there is a possibility my J1 will be canceled since my Internship is in hospitality and no one knows when will hotel by re-open. What will happened if they will cancel my J1 but I will be in a process of changing? Can I stay here LEGALLY because I’m already in the process?
If you have received a stipend, then you may prove that you remain in status. If you are unable to prove that you remain in status, your change of status request can be denied. This denial will likely make it more difficult to seek a new visa from a consulate or embassy in the future.
I need to extend my B2 Visa (using form I-539) because international borders are closed and I cannot fly-out of USA due to COVID-19 situation. Do I really need to pay the $450 fee even though it's a special situation that's out of my control or can I use the I-912 Fee Waiver? I don't... Read more »
Also, wife is a green card holder. She's currently unemployed and can not afford it. Does husband of one (1) year, have right to refuse his obligation to get her pregnant against her will? Can she file a complaint and get her husband to provide contraception?
Your question is confusing. I would encourage her to reach out to the many local organizations that can assist with free or low cost birth control if this is something that she is seeking. There is nowhere to file a "complaint" against a husband who is not being a "good"...Read more »
Denial letter was accompanied by a six page letter of allegations towards my green card petitioners -(my father and step-mother) allegations of fraud and misinterpretations . Opinions that I should not have obtained my permanent residency to begin and not eligible from their standpoint , I've... Read more »
The allegations that have been presented against you are serious and could result in a “Notice to Appear” before an immigration judge. USCIS is claiming that your resident status was improperly issued. At this juncture, you should engage an experienced immigration attorney to assist and guide...Read more »
Although I have not known USCIS to deny one's naturalization application under circumstances such as those that you describe, what I do know is that USCIS has a policy/guidance whereby they want applicants under such circumstances to submit an application for replacement green card in addition...Read more »
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