This is a question for a criminal defense attorney, and I would seek a consultation with a one as soon as possible. But the prosecutor cannot have your children taken away if you refuse to testify. That can only be decided by a judge.
If there were signs of physical injury, the prosecutor...View More
im from europe and i have a boyfriend in usa Idaho orofino prison, we known each other for 4 years and i want to visit him, but we dont know if its even possible that someone out of States could visit an inmate? please help me, i have contacted several lawyers and never got a specific... View More
That's going to depend on what identification documents the prison will accept. Call the prison where your boyfriend is being held and ask them what forms of ID would be accepted for visits. A foreign passport should be sufficient for them.
Im a F1 student in the United States. I've been studying here for 2 years and still have 2 more years to graduate. Im a citizen of Jordan, Three months ago I converted from Islam to Christianity. Can I apply for asylum to avoid persecution in my home country if I go back?
Yes. You will not need to worry about the one year deadline because of a change of circumstances, and because you are in current lawful status. Consult an immigration lawyer for specific direction based on your specific case.
Adjustment of status is when a non-immigrant visa holder "adjusts status" to that of a legal permanent resident, or green card holder. An example would be a student visa holder marrying a U.S. citizen and "adjusting status" to that of a legal permanent resident green card...View More
Local law enforcement can choose to work with ICE, but they can also choose not to. States and municipalities do not have any obligation to enforce federal laws, including immigration enforcement. It will depend on your local law enforcement's policy.
We host large wedding / festival like events with accommodations, restaurants, etc for high end guests. We have been hired to host one of these events in the US. We will be paid in advance and will hire many US contractors to do much of the work, but we'll need a core team of us from England... View More
When will this take place, and who is the U.S. company contracting you? How big is the core team? Two weeks is a very short time, so you might just look at a way to use the ESTA program. For something bullet-proof, you might want to do P visas if we can classify your core group as an...View More
It means the Department of Homeland Security believes that you are in the United States without valid status and is seeking to remove you from the United States. This is called removal proceedings. You should contact an immigration attorney (preferably an AILA member) to evaluate a proper defense...View More
My niece married a Hispanic kid about a year ago (they are 20), that was brought to the United States from Mexico illegally when he was a very young child (2 or 3 years old). When he was about 6 or 7, his family took him back to Mexico for approximately 18 months and then returned to the United... View More
In order to be eligible for an application for a green card, he needs a legal entry. This can be done through an application for advanced parole through his status as a DACA recipient. Schedule a time to meet with an immigration attorney to go through the details. Some attorneys offer a free...View More
You have to look at whether this travel will allow the government to argue that you are not afraid to return to your country of origin. It is possible, but it might not help your case. Consult an immigration attorney with the specific facts of your case for a more specific answer.
After the F1 and OPT, it does not revert to an F1. From what I can tell from these facts, the person is now out of status and will have a 60 day grace period to leave or fix their status. Contact an immigration attorney so they can get all of the facts and give you the most accurate legal advice....View More
I am on H1B status. My employer wants me to work at a different location starting next month. I own a house here where I am working now. I might come back in a year. My plan is to rent out my house for a year. I have hired a property management company to search for renter, collect rent and take... View More
I have B1B2 visa. I met someone and I have been visiting him in ID for the last few years in as I thought serious relationship. We go married (6th of April) this last time I was there, few days before I left. I'm thinking to file a divorce now, as this person has been lying to me. Marriage... View More
You should sit down with an experienced immigration attorney, who will investigate the facts and counsel you with solution for your case. Most careful and liable attorneys would not respond to complex cases questions without understanding specific facts. Good luck. www.aba-us.com
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