A US citizen can sponsor their foreign national parents for green cards. A US citizen can also sponsor his or her brother, but that would not be considered an immediate relative petition. A brother sponsoring a brother would take roughly a dozen years before his visa became available. Your wife can...Read more »
A family law attorney that handles divorces. You may also wish to consult with an immigration attorney to determine the impact this divorce might have on your status, for example, if you are a conditional rather than permanent resident.
‘Copies of documents’ are required by USCIS for various immigration applications and petitions. Especially for marriage based petitions such as I-751 it’s required to provide evidence in the form of utility bills, joint savings and checking accounts with transaction history etc.... Read more »
More information is needed. It is possible that your daughter's form may have not been properly completed. It is equally possible that that the USCIS needed proof that you previously filed the form I-485 application. Review the material. If you are still confused, you ought to seek an...Read more »
What you are planning is called visa fraud. I will explain:
1. When you applied for a visitor's B-2 visa its content specifically mentioned to state purposes of the trip truthfully. When you submitted the information at the end of that federal visa application there was a proviso for...Read more »
The contract validity is not at issue, even if that contract is valid, the contract party is not within the legal jurisdiction and that the contract’s performance could not be enforced, unless the party has its agent, assets or property for a judgment.
An alien must have a work authorization card or an employment visa for a stated employer-petitioner. Any alien who lives and works without authorization falls out of status and is subject to possible deportation.
This doesn’t appear to be allowed, because you will likely receive payment,...Read more »
Hello my brother cam eon H!B and he became undocumented. He had Illinois Physical Therapy assistant license which he had to put on hold as he could not renew in 2018 before the SB3109 which states that no applicant shall be denied a license solely based on his or her immigration status or... Read more »
Your brother was admitted and inspected in H1b visa status, so he is documented. However, he has fallen out of status by overstaying his visa. This means that he has accrued unlawful presence. Likely enough for a ten year bar from lawful admission should he depart the U.S.
Obtain a court certified traffic citation disposition from the clerk of the county court where the matter was adjudicated (completed). Disclose that traffic citation and attach a copy of the certified court disposition with all conditions met (fine paid) on...Read more »
he was in prison for 4 years 25 years ago & he was deported then came back & he was just arrested for a misdemeanor caused by my uncle & my father was protecting his children & now he’s getting deported back
If he was previously deported and returned illegally then most likely ICE is reinstating the prior removal order and your father would not have the right to see an immigration judge. He would also be subject to what is termed the permanent bar. This bar states that anyone who has been deported...Read more »
I am currently in the US on an H1b visa. I will be marrying a US citizen in the US soon. Can I leave and return to the US after the marriage on my H1b visa without applying for a marriage-based green card? Do I need to inform USCIS of the marriage? My H1b visa stamp will be valid during this time.
Backstory. We filed the form I-130 back in April '19. I was a green holder at that time, my husband is in process of political asylum, waiting for the court date, which is not set yet, so he is in process of removal. So it's almost 3.5 years since we filed i-130 and it's still... Read more »
I’m applying for the N400 form after marrying a US citizen (and obtaining green card through marriage). My husband was born in China but was adopted by US citizen parents. He has a US passport but no naturalization documents. Can he use his adoption papers or US passport to show proof that he is... Read more »
Passport AND adoption documents may be enough to prove citizenship. If it is not, USCIS will send a Request for Evidence and you can do a Freedom of information act (FOIA) request to USCIS for a copy of his naturalization certificate. Best wishes!
The only problem is that I was laid off in January 2022. I’m still looking for a job. Can I still sponsor both my parents without earning an income right now or can any friend/family help sponsor them?
As a U.S. citizen, you can file the FORM I-130 for each of your parents. If your parents lawfully entered the U.S. then the FORM I-485 can also be filed with USCIS. The U.S. citizen petitioner will have to also file the FORM I-864 with the adjustment of status process. If your income is...Read more »
Yes, this happens. It is unclear if your friend may have other issues, where she was already petitioned by another U.S. citizen or green card holder. U.S. citizens are disqualified from petitioning some who did not previously prove that they entered into a good faith relationship with their first...Read more »
In general, you must be lawfully present in the U.S. in order to become a green card holder. If you have been sponsored and approved for an H1-b visa, then Amazon may only need you on a temporary basis, but this is unclear. If you were approved for a USCIS...Read more »
If you already have been approved for lawful permanent resident status while living in the U.S. for at least 3 years as the spouse of a U.S. citizen, then the offense that you were charged with becomes an issue when seeking citizenship by naturalization.
If the first case was denied, the it is possible that the second USC husband is disqualified from filing a form I-130 petition as a matter of law. I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney to discuss the situation before there are any other...Read more »
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