I arrived in the USA in June 2018. I applied for my green card in September 2020. Until now I did not receive my green card. Since I already spent 4 Years in Usa and my mom is a US citizen, do you think that I'm eligible to fill out a citizenship application?
There is not information to know whether you derived U.S. citizenship through your mother when she naturalized, as this depends on a number of factors. I’m also uncertain if you applied for adjustment of status or an immigrant visa and your case was approved but you just never received your...Read more »
You can file a fiancé visa to bring your boyfriend to the U.S. Upon arrival in this visa category, you will need to marry within 90 days. Then, he will need to adjust status in the U.S. This is a two step process. I suggest to seek the assistance of an experienced immigration lawyer.
Whether your boyfriend is eligible for a green card will depend on his immigration and criminal history. In order for you to be able to petition for him, you would first need to marry him (or he would have to qualify for a fiancé visa). However, if he has another means of immigrating, for...Read more »
You've mixed a lot of legal issues here. Your immigration status isn't really relevant to your divorce questions. If you want a divorce, you should file for divorce. You can request spousal support and anything else you believe you are entitled to. Note that the length of the marriage...Read more »
No, there is a big backlog of cases, which has led to long processing times. If you qualify for filing adjustment of status in the United States you can check the USCIS Processing Times to find out how long your local field office is taking to process these applications:...Read more »
You can change status to student visa. You need to meet the requirements to get a F-1 visa, get accepted into a school that is certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System and authorized to issue to received for international students. We need to assess your situation in details...Read more »
There are many different type of temporary (nonimmigrant) and permanent (immigrant) visas. You can get a visa through employment, family or other avenue. There are not enough facts to know what you qualify for at this time. Your situation needs to be assessed to see what would be your visa...Read more »
I've been in the US on vacation with aB-1 visa for 2.5 months now and with encouragement of my sis decides to study for my masters degree. Do I have to return to my home country or can I complete the process while remaining in the states?
You can change your status from from B-1 to F-1 status without having to leave the US. You will need to get acceptance into a University or College. If you change status while being in the US and decide to leave the US at some point (for instance visit your family), to come back to the US you will...Read more »
After 40 days, my RFE Notice Letter regarding EB-1A case just delivered yesterday. On the 20th day, I sent a physical letter to USCIS Texas Sevice Center notifying them that the RFE had not been received yet ( done in addition to the online method instructed ).
Since you are a US citizen sponsoring your wife, you must file an affidavit of support, even though you do not have sufficient income. However, you will need a cosponsor, someone who has sufficient income and who was either a green card or US citizenship. This person who has to be presently...Read more »
Separation is not legal and against my will. What would be the consequences on the day of oat ceremony? Also, I have a 6 months old daughter for whom I am providing adequate support. I do not want to proceed with filing divorce yet. But the more I wait, I will lose my chances of primary custody.... Read more »
In your situation, since you are soon to get sworn in as a US citizen, the fact that your wife has separated from you would not be of any consequence at this time. As long as you are still legally married, which it sounds like you are, you should be good to go for your naturalization. USCIS has...Read more »
When you state that you use it do you mean that you enrolled in the school insurance plan for international students? In any case using your school insurance plan would not affect your eligibility for green card or EAD.
I'm applying for a US Citizenship. I have a pending I-751 due to COVID and long delays. I had to get a travel stamp in my passport at the USCIS Office. At that time they took my expired green card and never returned it. According, the M-477 checklist the first requirement is a copy of my green... Read more »
As long as you are eligible for the N-400 at the time you file, yes you can submit it while the I-751 is still pending. USCIS will not approve the N-400 until the I-751 is approved; depending on your local office, both applications may be decided at the same interview so it is important that your...Read more »
Hi, I was living in the states for most of my life and and its my home. I was in the process if getting my residence from my mom who got hers from my brother who is American born but my mom passed away unexpected and did not finish the paperwork and the case was closed. I voluntarily left the... Read more »
An INA 212(d)(3) waiver is entirely discretionary and it may be difficult to obtain if you have previously been present in the United States unlawfully for a significant period of time. Additionally, this type of waiver is only available with an application for a non-immigrant visa, so even if you...Read more »
Possibly, it would depend on whether you have a family member that can petition for you, for example a United States citizen spouse or U.S. citizen child over the age of 21. Or if you are under the age of 21, a U.S. citizen parent. You should discuss your case with an immigration attorney to find...Read more »
I have entered without inspection and my withholding removal was granted , my mother she is US permanent resident, if she apply I-130 and once's it’s approved can I adjust my status in US? Do I need wavier if wavier grant’s then could i adjust status in US
To be able to apply for adjustment of status with your lawful permanent resident mother as your petitioner you would need to qualify under INA 245(i), as you entered the United States without inspection and have, therefore, not maintained a lawful status the whole time you have been present in the...Read more »
Im a United States permanent resident since 2000. 22 years and zero criminal records. Good person, government employee as well. Well, everytime I travel international and return at the airport US immigration sends me to secondary inspection. Funny thing is that they don't ask me anything but... Read more »
It has been 4 months since i sent a request letter to reopen my Administratively closed N400 (because I missed my interview ) to Denver office but no response . How should I inquire with USCIS, should i Mail a letter again ,Call ?
And Also is reopening a lost cause and i should apply again?
Your question may have gone unnoticed under the International Law category. An immigration attorney would probably have the best insight here. There's no guarantee all posts are ultimately picked up, but you could try reposting under the Immigration Law heading. However, visa/immigration...Read more »
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