I am due for oath ceremony next week. However, i am a bit nervouse because I got married outside US and travelled outside the country for a month after the N400 interview. Will these 2 thing cause an issue at oath ceremony?
Don't be nervous, your travel and marriage should not affect your oath ceremony, just disclose it truthfully on the application form that you should fill out before your ceremony. Congratulation on your upcoming naturalization!
She went to high school/college and all in the states. I married her last year (us citizen) and had a few questions on the options we have on changing her status. I’m aware I can sponsor her as a relative but the confusion I have is that she has overstayed multiple times. Although Each time she... Read more »
You need to create a complete timeline of every entry and exit. Then you need to gather all of the old passports she still has in her possession. Take the timeline and the passports to an immigration attorney for a consultation. I highly recommend you have an actual attorney review these documents...Read more »
The facts that you have given beg more questions. Are you planning on living with your spouse in the UK? You could be in danger of abandoning your residency. You really need to speak with an experienced immigration attorney who can ask you the appropriate questions to make sure that what you're...Read more »
It is a violation of immigration law to live and work on a non-immigrant student visa without work authorization in the forms allowed. Speak with your International Student Official at the school. If confused, seek an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there...Read more »
I got my NIW green card. I have been a postdoc for 2 years doing research full time. I am planning to keep doing my postdoc and would like to do some part time jobs. Is it going to be okay? I am asking this because it is recommend that the applicant does not change his/her job for at least 3 months... Read more »
My green card along with other personal items were in my wallet at the time of the theft. The issue is that my green card expires in March of 2020 and I'm not sure if I can use the I-90 form in my case.
I am sorry to hear about your asylum clock issue. If you believe that your asylum clock was stopped in error you should contact the court administrator where your removal proceedings are pending and inquired about the issue. They will be able to tell you what's the...Read more »
My sister is a US Citizen. She sponsored me for the I-130 F4 immigration visa Category. My daughter was 14 years of age at the time and therefore was a derivative of myself. She is currently 26 years of age and my priority date is soon to be current. The I-130 application was filed on December 2007... Read more »
He fell in love and married his girlfriend in January 2019. In March he filled out and sent an application for change of status. He send with the documents all the corresponding payments. Until this day he has not received any response. He called the immigration offices and they have told him... Read more »
Immigration law and the process is a complicated system. Many are disqualified and denied as a matter of law. Some forms are lost without additional forms, such as a G-1145 to try to secure proof of receipt. However, there are other means to track down files.
I have been waiting in the USA due to not being able to leave after getting an RFE, but now that I see my case was denied yesterday on the https://egov.uscis.gov website, does that mean I can just go home? Or do I have to wait for their official letter?
It is best to understand the consequences of the decision. You may never qualify for a non-immigrant visitor visa, or other non-immigration visa, if you’ve demonstrated immigration intent. There may be other concerns that such a departure can trigger.
My father secretly married a foreign woman in the US while living with another woman in the house where the foreign woman said she was living on the marriage license. Would that invalidate the marriage license? I'm asking because I'm worried that she's scheming to divorce him and take half his... Read more »
Is there a correlation between how long a security check would take for a non-immigrant visa (consular processing) vs adjustment of status while in USA (I-485)? I waited for my F1 visa for 10 months years ago due to my common name and just wondering if I should expect a similar delay... Read more »
It is unlikely, since you have already been admitted to the US, and you say that you waited for F1 approval “years ago”. Having said that, depending on what country you are from you might still be subjected to significant scrutiny as part of your adjustment of status application, given the...Read more »
Hello, my girlfriend is currently in the US on a J-1 visa. She will be traveling back to Denmark mid October because her J-1 is expiring. She will be visiting family in Denmark from mid October to end of October 2019. She then would like to again visit the US early September 2019. Her ESTA will be... Read more »
My mother brought me into the US illegally when I was 5 months. We stayed here, never left. She submitted a u visa in 2017. But I had a son last year(2018) with a us citizen should getting married with him be a quicker process? I am trying to continue my studies but can’t due to my legal status.... Read more »
More information is needed about your boyfriend. He may be disqualified from petitioning you. You may also have to seek a waiver depending upon your age, along with consular processing. That can take time and not everyone who files for a waiver is approved.
If you entered the US legally, and your daughter is a US citizen then you can file for an immediate relative petition, despite the overstay, provided you do not have any grounds of inadmissibility and you do not travel outside the US prior to getting your advance parole document. Counsel anywhere...Read more »
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