I am a canadian citizen on a waiver free 6 month visa now legally married to a US citizen and seeking to adjustment my status to a marriage based green card. My 6 month deadline expires soon, is it possible to file form I-485 after my deadline since I am now married to a US citizen? I was planning... Read more »
Yes, you may adjust your status by filing the I-485. Your spouse would file the I-130 Petition. Because you made a legal entry into the U.S., you are eligible to adjust your status. This is true notwithstanding the fact that you file a week after your visa expires. However, there are risks involved...Read more »
The United States laws do not permit bigamy or polygamy, therefore, your spouse in possession of an immigrant visa based on the present marriage to you will be violating US Immigration laws if he attempts, or marries another person abroad , you may notify the United States government of that...Read more »
I suggest you contact a local attorney license in Colorado to discuss a possible case for defective equipment. By telling your story to the selected the training you will be able to establish a possibility of merits of your civil case.
Good afternoon, I have a problem and I would like to know if you can offer me any option, my partner has been staying extended or has passed his stipulated permit for a year now. He had a CC that he lost and the passport was his only identification, if he shows up at the Colombian consulate right... Read more »
Greetings, I need assistance regarding one question on the I-129f form regarding the beneficiary's marital status. Namely, she was in a registered partnership in Austria, and the final dissolution of the partnership was in December 2020. Please assist me on how to answer question regarding... Read more »
If it is considered a marriage in Austria then the answer should be that she is divorced. She will need to provide a copy of a certified dissolution of the partnership with her application. Best wishes!
I didn’t not include a letter when I filed the N-400 asking them to adjudicate together the two, but I did provide the I-751 Receipt notice that contained the 18 month extension on my conditional residence. Is there something I should do for them to adjudicate both?
I'm a green card holder and would like to file an immigrant petition for my sister's child who resides outside the USA. Please how do I go about it and is it possible for a green card holder to do that? Thank you all
As a U.S. resident you can file a relative petition (FORM I-130) on behalf of your spouse and unmarried children. Hence you can not file a relative petition on behalf of your sister’s child. You will have to find another option for your relative.
I've been married for a year and eight months, I came to the United States under a fiance visa, then we got married here in Denver, my husband is American, I have a 13-year-old daughter, we both came to this country to start a family, my husband He said that he no longer wants me here and is... Read more »
This is not a simple answer but there is a lot of good information on this topic on the internet. Here is a reliable source: https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/divorce-your-conditional-residence-status-how-file-divorce-waiver-with-form-i-751.html
There is more to qualifying for citizenship than whether you are still married to the US Citizen through whom you got your green card. USCIS has a nice website with lots of information on Citizenship (https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learn-about-citizenship). I recommend you start there to see if...Read more »
I'm a new graduate , green card holder with a decent job now and planning to bring my wife in US. Last year my total income was around $8000 but this year it is around $50000. IRS ask 21k per year for family of 2. Can I submit my document will only the last tax year or will I need to add both... Read more »
When you submit your affidavit of support it will ask for the past 3 years of your income. You will need to submit evidence showing that this year you are earning significantly more despite only having earned $8,000.00 on your prior return. A qualified immigration lawyer can assist you in this...Read more »
I applied for affirmative asylum in the past but before I was called for the interview I obtained my green card through VAWA. I have now closed my asylum case since I'm now a permanent resident. Can I visit my home countryto visit my sick mum? Will I have problem with point of entry officers... Read more »
The EB-5 program allows for an immigrant visa for foreign investors who are willing to put $1.8 million into a business in a nontargeted employment area or $900,000 into a targeted employment area. The qualified investment project must create at least 10 permanent full-time jobs for qualified U.S....Read more »
A number of factors need to be reviewed in any immigration situation to determine what, if anything, will affect the filing of an I-140, or any similar application for status. Details need to be evaluated in total when you are ready to file a new petition or change status and should be done...Read more »
Yes. You are a tax resident, not a permanent resident, if you reside in the U.S. for more than 183 days, so if you owe taxes, then you are required to file a Federal tax return. In addition, this filing can help confirm that you resided in the U.S. should it be necessary to prove it.
My sister applied for the I 130 request for me from Colorado (where she lives) and the request got received by California. I read that the handling time from Nebraska, which has jurisdiction of CO has the fastest turnaround time. Is there any way I can change service center?
I am a U.S. Permanent Resident and applied for immigration visa for my spouse. Her case has been approved and immigration visa was granted to her after successful interview with US Embassy in Nepal. All she needed was to fly to US and she would get her Green Card in 1 month or so after arrival.... Read more »
We were married June 2017 in Colorado Springs. My wife is a foreigner and was here on a fiance visa, she went missing February last year and said she was going back to her home country, but nobody knows where she is. A few days ago she sent her half of the completed and signed divorce papers to me... Read more »
Typically, I prefer to respond to questions posted on this forum with practical advice. However, my advice today to you is that you need to go speak, in person, with an attorney regarding this matter. There are so many nuances here to your story that need to be fully discussed with an attorney....Read more »
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