I would like to obtain a green card for my mom who is currently living in the US. I am 25 and married. My mother has been in the US for more than a little more than 26 years. I would like to know the process and the possibilities of getting her a green card.
She can adjust status to obtain her green card but if you married her within 90 days of her entering the states with a tourist visa then expect enhanced interrogation at your green card interview as to her true intent. Consider working with an attorney to help you. Counsel anywhere in the USA can...Read more »
It’s not your choice, it’s the employer that petitions, if necessary. The H1-b dual intent visa requirements are minimal compared to labor certification for an immigration work visa. The application often cannot be filed until the Department of Labor first agrees that a U.S. citizen or...Read more »
I am a 17 year old living in Texas who was brought into the united states illegally at the age of about 14 months, I have never had a father figure due to the fact that he abandoned my mother and I, a bit after my birth [in Mexico], and am really looking for a way to legalize myself due to the fact... Read more »
I am an F1 student pursuing an undergraduate degree in business management at Georgia Tech. Due to unstable mental health, I was academically dismissed and SEVIS was terminated on August 27. I later petitioned to the Faculty, and the dismissal was revoked on medical grounds on December 12. So now I... Read more »
My husband is trying to get his citizenship but has a domestic charge from 2009 (I was the victim) and possession (less than 5g) from 2013. We tried to go through a lawyer previously who scammed us of our money. He applied for citizenship prior to us being married but was denied. What can we do?... Read more »
The "3-year rule" applies to a permanent resident applying for naturalization who is married to and living with a U.S. Citizen. So, unless you would be basing your own naturalization application on your marriage to and cohabitation with a U.S. Citizen, notwithstanding how you obtained your...Read more »
I am married to an american citizen for 10 years prior to coming to the US, in 2018, on an L1-A (manager transfer) visa. I received my green card last December of 2019 after a petition for alien relative.
I understand naturalization has a 3 years wait time before applying, after obtaining... Read more »
Basically when I was 6 months old my parents brought me to the United States and overstayed their VISAS. Nobody in my direct family is a legal citizen, and I am at a loss for answers. I’m currently going to a CTA highschool and I want to go to university and college, but I have no idea how to go... Read more »
We got married back home. Can she come to the US on the tourist visa and file for AOS when she gets here? She was granted the tourist visa prior to our decision of getting married. Could she be denied entry on this tourist visa because she is married to a US citizen?
She should not attempt to come here on a tourist visa because that would be in conflict with her real intention of wanting to reside permanently. If you are already are married she needs to apply for a spousal visa and process at the US consulate in her home country and enter the states when her...Read more »
I was employed for over 15 years at the same job which i resigned in January 29,2019 to take care of a family member who got cancer which right now is in remission thanks to God! Now i am planning on going back to work. Can you tell me if i can apply for his visa and if theres a chance it will get... Read more »
You need to file an affidavit of support and provide the current year tax return. If your adjusted gross income is at least 125 percent of the poverty threshold depending on the number of people residing in your household (including your immigrant fiancé) then you won’t need a joint financial...Read more »
NVC is asking for the fees and complete Immigrant Visa Application. I paid fees and working on the application now and I have all the info BUT the marriage date I used for the original I-130 document 12 years ago, I cannot even remember if I put a marriage date down for her. Requested a FOIA... Read more »
I'm getting married in May, and I am also graduating from my MBA in May (I have a F-1 visa). I'm planning on applying for the OPT soon and applying for the green card right after the wedding in May. How does it work if my OPT start date is in June, for example, and I apply for the green card at the... Read more »
First, it doesn’t make sense to apply for an EAD through adjustment right off, since you will have a current EAD. If your OPT EAD comes to within four months of expiring, and your green card has not yet been approved, you can apply for a new green card based on a pending adjustment application at...Read more »
I'm getting married in May and applying for the green card right after, but I was wondering if I can have issues with my future wife changing her last name to mine since on my passport, they put my middle name with my last name My last name on my birth certificate is different from the... Read more »
Hi, So i in few months i am going to marry a girl i have been dating for a while now...she is a US citizen, i have filed for divorce for my previous spouse once it gets approved i will right away marry this girl, i have a child from the previous marriage who is above 18 years old right now... Read more »
I’m an international student and my husband is a green card holder, he is scheduled to be deployed in March and is wanting to file for a spousal green card. We’ve been married 8months now, however I’m still in status as I’m enrolled. How do we go about it? The uscis website says we should... Read more »
It will depend upon where you live and how organized both USCIS and the filing is. The F2A category is current, which means that you may be able to adjust status sooner than normal. This will require a significant effort to get the matter expedited. If not, this can create complications....Read more »
I immigrated to the US in 2002 and became a US citizen in 2008. My friend now wants to immigrate as well and has around $200K to invest in a business here. He is from South Africa and used to be in law enforcement and security. Due to the political conditions, extremely high crime rate, everyday... Read more »
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