A question to distinguished attorneys, is a agaravated speed violation considered a under the IMPAIRED drive or Moral turpitude particularly serious crimes ”when it comes to immigration and does it affect the person in the immigration court
This is something you need to discuss with an immigration attorney. Aggravated Speeding is either a Class B or Class A Misdemeanor criminal offense, so it could have immigration issues. An immigration attorney will be able to tell you how best to deal with these types of charges on your record. If...Read more »
The question is in the recent amendments to the law to renew the work permit for asylum. Does it include speed violations such as aggravated speed Is it prohibited to renew this work permit before the start of Resolution 25 August 2020?
A US citizen can sponsor his foreign national spouse despite that she overstayed her visa and provided no grounds of inadmissibility otherwise exist (ie crimes, etc). The current processing time is taking at least one year from the time of filing and most likely a wee bit longer due to the covid...Read more »
Last month, I got married to US Citizen and she does not meet minimum income requirements. Thereafter, I talked to my uncle and he said he and his wife together makes about 35,000 a year in total household income for year 2019 based on IRS tax filling. And, this was only for year of 2019.My uncle... Read more »
Aggravated speed is more than a taffic citation. It can be considered a serious misdemeanor and a CIMT. Specially if the person charged did not have insurance it is considered a lack of concern and cae for other drivers. This can be given weight in considering whether a person meets the good moal...Read more »
My in-laws came to the US for a visit from India on their B2 visa in February 2020. They can stay till August 2020. They have a return ticket but due to Covid issues, there's no flight service by that airlines right now. India is yet to resume international travel. I understand that we can... Read more »
I have family at O’Hare that is currently being detained. They were declared inadmissible because they were missing a “wavier” in which CBP did not state which waiver. Is there anyway to help them get into the country before they are “deported” back to their home country of Germany?
Will the new asylum decisions affect all applicants in the past who have traffic violations such as aggravated speed and have been reduced to a petty crime? Is there sufficient reason for refusing asylum? Or take it as a reason against the person
If your case is still pending, and a decision is not final, then any regulation that 'actually goes into effect' will impact you if it is effective before a final decision. That is, unless the regulation is somehow modified to indicate otherwise.
I heard theres a $10,000 grant relief for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, as much as I need this I do not want to jeopardize my husband's status of becoming a citizen in America. Please advice l, would me getting that grant become a obstacle for him in the future?
This is not a means tested pubic benefit, so it should not impact his case. In addition, if he is filing for citizenship and not a green card (they are not the same thing), then public charge would not be an issue even if aforementioned grant were a public benefit.
Traffic infractions by themselves are not generally grounds for the denial of an asylum application, even under the proposed new rules, which deal more with the claims of asylum rather than grounds of inadmissibility. If the traffic infraction led to a more serious crime, such as hit and run or...Read more »
Hello. Yes, if you have an extension application pending, it is possible to travel without abandoning the application. This is different from Adjustment of status, where leaving the U.S. will result in abandoning the application, resulting in a denial. Moreover, COVID 19 is a worldwide pandemic and...Read more »
I’m a LPR(conditional) married a US citizen for 1.6 years and due to mental harassment I had to file divorce in March 2020 but due to this pandemic it took time to get her served with the papers, I have question
1. What if divorce isn’t finalized before 2 year period?
A self petition is more often filed by a divorced, not a married applicant, at any time, even after the two year period. If you lack significant evidence of abuse, then filing a self petition based upon abuse can be denied. In general, the reasons will become apparent if you value an experienced...Read more »
This is a complicated and unfortunate situation. Your new U.S. citizen spouse will be disqualified from filing a form I-130 petition as a matter of law. This is true even if the USCIS takes his form and filing fee. The fact that you have admitted that you committed marriage fraud in a sworn...Read more »
More information is needed. How long did you live together? Did you keep any documentary evidence of the marital relationship after the applications were approved? It is unclear whether the USCIS will choose to scrutinize your marital relationship at the naturalization examination. This, in...Read more »
My wife and I came to visit my parents in January, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been unable to return back to China. I am an American citizen and my wife is a Chinese citizen with a 10 year tourist visa, allowing her to stay six months at one time. She is also soon to be 8 months... Read more »
Due to current changes in the definition of who is a public charge, such a decision may indefinitely bar her from ever getting an immigrant visa. This, even if she is married to you. The new rules have been challenged in the 7th Circuit which covers Illinois. Yet, the outcome of that case is...Read more »
In general no, but the purpose of his visa can create challenges, because there is a legal presumption that all applicants for admission have immigrant intent. He must overcome that presumption, if challenged. If he identifies the purpose of his visit, the CBP can reasonably presume that he has...Read more »
I'm married to US citizen wife since last fall. She petitioned for me for green card. I'm here 20 years, having overstayed tourist visa. We filed i-130 and i-485,944,765 and 864. On i-864 we listed her income of 16k and mine of 32k (income requirement for 2 is about 21.5k). Today we got a... Read more »
It should be an asset that is in your wife's name and you may need to prove it. The appraisal must be from a reliable source. It is always best to secure a joint sponsor in these situations, because the applications can be denied if the USCIS thinks that you did not provide enough proof,...Read more »
Immigrant remarried soon after annulment while still in conditional residency status obtained through first marriage. Was not able to remove conditions based on first marriage. Now trying to adjust status based on new marriage. If new green card is granted based on second marriage that is less than... Read more »
USCIS will not re-adjust status for someone who has a conditional residence. That person will have to remove conditions. If they are no longer married to the original petitioner, they will have to file a waiver application. I recommend you seek a qualified lawyer for this type of complex situation....Read more »
Only crimes involving moral turpitude. Traffic violations are not considered moral anything. The officer and the judge will want to know about it though. Keep all papers, including any fines paid and classes taken, to show the officer and judge.
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