Kelli Y Allen's answer You need to have the card correctly. Whether an employer will accept a copy depends on the particular employer. If you can, get the job while you have the original documents to show, then keep a copy and send the EAD back with the application to correct the name. Once you have the new card, use that to get a new SS card.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You need to retain an immigration attorney for a full analysis of his case Since he already has a final order of removal, ICE can act very quickly to re-execute that order so you need to involve an attorney immediately to have any chance of keeping him in the U.S. to file for asylum. It is very unlikely that he would able to get an immigration bond. Also, based on the facts you presented, he likely has a permanent bar and would be unable to use the approved I-130.
Kelli Y Allen's answer If your father is a permanent resident he should try not to stay out of the U.S. for 6 months at one time. If it does, it will delay his eligibility for naturalization. There are accommodations that can be made for the naturalization process based on age and length of time he has been a permanent residence. Consult an immigration attorney for a full analysis of his case.
Kevin L Dixler's answer You must be a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. in that you actually live in the U.S. most of the calendar year before you can seek citizenship by naturalization. You must interview for citizenship by naturalization after 3 to 5 years of continuous physical presence in the U. S.
It seems that you may have been petitioned for lawful permanent resident status. If you have a child, then the father of the child must be a U. S. Citizen. Otherwise, the child may have delays in lawfully...
Kelli Y Allen's answer It is fine to marry while in the U.S. under the VWP as long as you comply with all the terms and leave within the designated timeperiod. Your spouse would file a petition, you would process through the consulate, and re-enter with an immigrant visa (if approved). That is not immigration fraud. It would be if you came on the VWP with the plan to marry and remain permanently rather than leaving and processing back through the consulate.
Deron Edward Smallcomb's answer You can marry now and file the petition. Once your naturalization is approved, you would inform USCIS or the NVC so that they can change your petition to an immediate relative petition. You should consider contacting an experienced immigration attorney for assistance.
Deron Edward Smallcomb's answer There are definitely options if you are willing to invest a significant amount of money in the USA. Feel free to contact us or another experienced immigration lawyer for assistance.
Kelli Y Allen's answer There is no need to wait until you are a U.S. citizen to marry. Once you are married, you can file the I-130 petition while still a permanent resident. This can be processing while your naturalization application is being processed. Once you become a U.S. citizen, update USCIS. The previous tourist visa denials should not impact an immigrant visa case. I recommend retaining an immigration attorney to assist you with this process.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You should consult with an immigration attorney who can review your husband's criminal record. You will need to supply copies of the judgments. However, in most cases involving a controlled substance conviction, there is no waiver of inadmissibility.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You should consult an immigration attorney to calculate the number of days on the asylum clock. Sometimes the clock is stopped without you being aware of it. If you truly have over 180 days, you are eligible to file for employment authorization.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You can file a service request with USCIS to try to get an update. If there's still no interview scheduled in a couple months, you may want to file to renew the EAD. There is no additional application fee required.
Deron Edward Smallcomb's answer If your green card was obtained as a result of being married to the same US Citizen, then you would likely be eligible. You should contact an experienced immigration attorney to determine your options.
Jordan C. Moody's answer If you petition a spouse as a PR, and then become a USC while the petition is pending, you can change the visa category. So I would advise you to start both the petition and naturalization processes now.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You should be okay to travel to Hawaii, but not outside the U.S. However, it would be a good idea to meet with an immigration attorney who can look at the specifics of your case prior to traveling.
Kelli Y Allen's answer If you application for permanent residence has been approved, you are legal to work but will not have anything to prove this to a potential employer. If the permanent residency was gained through adjustment of status, you should have received temporary employment authorization that would allow you to work.
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