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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I would like to petition for my mother to come to the U.S.

I am a naturalize citizen. I am on food stamp and medicaid and I am also going to college and receiving financial aid. Will any of those things be a problem for me? I know the USCIS website said the medicaid and food stamp won't but I'm not sure if the financial aid will be a problem. My... Read more »

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Jan 19, 2022

As long as your husband meets the income requirements for a joint sponsor then your situation will not negatively affect your petition for your mom. Best wishes!

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Hello I (US citizen) am in the process of trying to marry my fiancé (Portuguese). He has had an altercation at the US

Border control and was received form I-877 upon being deported back in 2018. We originally thought we could do the K1 visa but now are wondering the next steps. Could you help clarify what we need to do?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Oct 25, 2021

It depends on the foreign national developed derogatory history. The withdrawal from admission to the United States (I-877) must have other collateral grounds on inadmissibility that will directly affect any type of vida for that Portuguese national, possibly even rendering that person... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I am a co-sponsor to my sister’s husban, can I still be a point of contact for a person that is seeking refuge status ?
Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers answered on Oct 21, 2021

What do you mean when you say point of contact? A co-sponsor is agreeing to be financially responsible for the person here in America and your income and tax obligations affect that.

Best!

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I have a question on working door dash on H1b visa… is it ok?

And also if I have opened the Doordash account mistakenly and deactivated on the same day. Will it be in the records?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Oct 21, 2021

If your extra work does not interfere with your H1B main duties you may derive additional income in your spare time.

4 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: my husband recently applied for citizenship. can i send my petition form now to be permanent resident ?

his application is still processing. do i wait till he becomes a citizen or can i go ahead and send in my petition form?

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Oct 19, 2021

You can not adjust status through him until he has attended a ceremony and is a USC. You may only adjust status through him - while he is an LPR - if you are here on a current visa and have no time wherein you were out of status.

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Q: Filing form I-485 separately after I-130 was filed online.

I am a U.S. citizen applying for Green Card for my mother. She is currently on a B2 Visa admitted until 11/23/2021 per her I-94 record number. I filed I-130 online on July 27, 2021 and received confirmation of receipt from Potomac Service Center. They are currently processing June 04, 2020 I-130... Read more »

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Oct 18, 2021

Yes. You can file for Adjustment of Status while you are waiting for a decision on her I-130. Make sure to include a copy of the Notice of Action confirming receipt of the I-130 and a copy of the I-130 that was submitted. Best wishes!

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I travel with expired green card?

So my Green Card expired and the I-797 Notice Of Action ( Extra 18 Months ) has been expired also

My question is I have to travel outside the United States can I do that with my expired I-797 notice?

Thanks

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Oct 12, 2021

You should not travel with an expired green card without a valid extension. You can call USCIS and request an INFO Pass appointment to get a stamp in your passport that will extend the validity of your conditional card. If your case is taking longer than USCIS processing times (check here:... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Georgia on
Q: Can US citizens sponsor in-laws (ie mother & brother-in-law) for immigration if their spouse only has a green card?
Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Oct 1, 2021

No, only the natural children, who are U.S. citizens, can petition their parents.

Assuming the petition of a parent can be approved by USCIS, the beneficiary can be barred from admission on an approved petition by the U.S. State Department or DHS, where their past or present conduct...
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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Georgia on
Q: For immigration, can a US citizen sponsor their aunt, uncle, and nephews if they are in danger in their home country?
Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Oct 1, 2021

No, the process will not go fast enough. There are too many restrictions in place.

The family petitioning process will not work due to highly restricted visa numbers. The U.S. has imposed Title 42 to bar foreign applicants to asylum. The Courts are finding such bars without factual...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I still apply for a fiancé visa even if my fiancé is living in a different country with a expired visa?

Would they need to apply for refugee status in their current location then proceed? Or go to a different neighboring country with a visa and be there legally then proceed?

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Sep 7, 2021

Your question is very confusing. I would recommend doing a phone or in person consultation with an immigration attorney to evaluate your fiancee's options. Best wishes!

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I want to petition my 2 step sons that currently live in Nicaragua can I even if my husbands status isn’t adjusted

My 2 step sons are under 21 and live in Nicaragua. I am still married to their dad but his status has not been adjusted yet. Can I still petition them as their step mother?

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Aug 30, 2021

Yes. You my sponsor your step sons by filing an I-130 for each child.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Removal procedure dismissal

I was in deportation removal procedure due to miss court date . After years, the judge dismissed the case without prejudice, by ICE request. In the meantime while waiting, my adjustment of status was submitted before the judge who received it based on my marriage with my US citizen spouse; along... Read more »

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Aug 9, 2021

Your I-485 was filed and is pending with the USCIS. The court had jurisdiction to adjudicate the application when you were in removal proceedings. Now that your case before the court has been dismissed the USCIS has jurisdiction to adjudicate the application. Send a request to the USCIS at the... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Can the following message from my wife be considered extortion?

You don't know! This is going to be my lat talk to you, do not ask me any more, I need 2 thousand dollars to pay the hospital and the anesthesia, if you don't guive to me I'm done with you at this I you not look back, think and like I said , I need the money not good talking, only... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jul 6, 2021

No.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I was a lymphoma patient in remission until recently. I relapsed, and am now going through all the tests for the doctor.

My boyfriend has been helping me get through this difficult situation. My boyfriend is an illegal alien, and is trying to get a green card. I have come to depend on my greatly getting to appointments, and helping me throughout the day. If we were to marry, I have heard that he would have to spend... Read more »

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Jun 25, 2021

If your boyfriend entered without inspection he may be eligible to apply for a provisional waiver. He would be required to be out of the country for approximately a week if everything is coordinated properly.

Eligibility to file and being approved are two different things and the process is...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Hi there , I was dating this guy . We applied for our marriage licenses but I realize I didn't wanna be with him .

Him and his lawyer forged my name on the marriage licenses . I never said I do , I never even met up with the lawyer. What they did was illegal. I would like to know if I have a strong case against getting this tossed out ?

Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Jun 3, 2021

This is a divorce/annulment issue, not immigration. Please contact a family law attorney. Best wishes!

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: I GOT MY EAD CARD BY MAIL THEY DID UPDATED MY NEW ADDRESS.WE GOT EMAIL FROM USCIS WHAT DOES IT MEANS I DIDN'T GET RFE

Thank you for your inquiry dated April 28, 2021.

Regarding your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.

USCIS records indicate that we are awaiting your response to our Request for Evidence (RFE) on this case. Your case is currently in suspense or... Read more »

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on May 27, 2021

If you did not receive the RFE you need to notify the service.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: Hi I got an email from uscis what does it means (I didn't get an rfe by mail)

Thank you for your inquiry dated April 28, 2021.

Regarding your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.

USCIS records indicate that we are awaiting your response to our Request for Evidence (RFE) on this case. Your case is currently in suspense or... Read more »

Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers answered on May 25, 2021

Immediately respond that you did not get the RFE in the mail and you did not change your address. Ask them to resend it to you. It is a time sensitive document that tells you that you have to respond by a certain date.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Civil Rights and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: are you familiar with the words cause and sun as well as cus and son and all similiar regularities concerning a sin
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on May 19, 2021

No, not familiar

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: unfortunately forgot to send the receipt notice of I-130 with I-485 form.

I am married a U.S. citizen and filed I-130 and I-485 concurrently, but unfortunately forgot to send the receipt notice of I-130 with I-485 form. What should I do? will my I-485 get rejected?

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Apr 29, 2021

You state that you filed the forms concurrently so how would you already have a receipt for the I-130?

If there is a misunderstanding and you previously filed the I-130 and you are asking that the I-485 be joined with the I-130; Send a co ver letter and the attached I-130 receipt to the...
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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Georgia on
Q: My cousin in Ukraine denied visa because her aunt backdated her age to 11 when she was 14-a minor. Does she have a case?
Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder answered on Apr 27, 2021

What do you mean; "Does she have a case?" A case for what?

A minor is not held accountable for the actions of adults. This will not count against her if she applies to immigrate or for a non immigrant visa.

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