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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: I am citizen of IRAQ entered USA legally in 1994 and after arrival I applied to asylum but my application had been dined

My status now is final removal under supervision. Is there any chance for me to adjust my status and cancellation deportation and be able to apply for permanent resident. Thank you very much.

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Oct 6, 2021

It appears that you have let your case go without necessary legal assistance:

1. Even generally, from the beginning an asylum applicant must carefully prepare one's case on applicable legitimate grounds and assemble corroborative evidence as the burden of proof lies on Applicant to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get a ticket in the mail if police didn't see me leave my son alone for some minutes in AC- car?

I had left my 3 year old son alone in car with AC on, a tablet to play with but I had the key inside and driver's side unlocked. I went for about 10 minutes. Some people saw him, called the cops and brought him out of the car. I came out and saw him with them. It really was stupid of me. I... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 5, 2021

Yes they can still charge you. If you get charged, hire juvenile court lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: how to go about getting someone from mexico legal papers

i've been married to him for 17yrs

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Apr 26, 2021

If you're a US citizen and he entered the USA with a visa, then you can sponsor him for a green card despite his overstay.

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Q: how to go about getting legal paper for someone from mexico
Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury answered on Apr 26, 2021

An attorney would need a lot more information to be able to answer your question. I suggest you start with the USCIS website: https://www.uscis.gov/green-card. Best wishes!

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Q: How long to get a green card if married to an American citizen in Louisiana what are the laws requirements and steps
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Nov 13, 2020

If you entered the USA legally, then your US citizen spouse can sponsor you for a green card. There are numerous forms and documents that you need to file and the process takes about 13 months to complete. I suggest you work with an attorney. Counsel in any state can represent you both.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: My spouse dumped me right after receiving their green card. What legal options do I have?

About a year ago, I started to become suspicious that I was being used for a green card. I thought my suspicions were ridiculous, and so I ignored them. Then, a day after receiving the green card, my spouse dumped me. What should I do?

Edit: My spouse just received the green card with the... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 24, 2020

Divorce your spouse and call immigration.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Personal Injury and Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue if I was bit by a dog where I was working in exchange for room and board? The injury later caused an absess

The absess was staph and another worker had staph there. I was hospitalized for a week and was bed ridden for 6 weeks. In addition I am also an undocumented immigrant from Canada. I moved to the USA on a 3 year work visa and overstayed 10 years ago. I've resided In USA for 13 years. I lost... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 30, 2020

I think you mean that you were bitten 23 Nov 2019, not 2020. Did you have pasturella or staph? Go get a certified copy of your medical records and bill and hire a personal injury lawyer no later than 23 Oct 2020.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I answer ''Yes'' to the question ''Do you have an approved Form I-140 as an alien worker?'' on my relatives' I-944?

I got my I-140 approved for an EB-1A and I'm filing I-485 and I-944 for me and my relatives. Can I select ''Yes'' when answering the question ''Do you have an approved Form I-140 as an alien worker?'' on my relatives' I-944? I know I must say Yes... Read more »

Adan Vega
Adan Vega answered on Mar 20, 2020

If you are the beneficiary of an approved FORM I-140, then the response to PART 4 #1 of the FORM I-944 that you are preparing on your behalf is “yes”.

The response to the FORM I-944 on behalf of each of your relatives depends on whether they are also named beneficiaries of a separate...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: Cleared USCIS interview. Rejected as of overstay of 48 days on medical ground, even after completing 5 years at US.Guid

Sir, need your guidance on immigration related issue.

My mother, who is 75 years of age. She is in USA since 2011 on Green Card (Permanent Residency).

This year she had her 3’rd Citizenship interview, which she cleared after lot of hard work, at this age.

The point is,... Read more »

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Feb 23, 2020

The USCIS accepts all completed applications. It is up to the applicant to decide whether to apply. The applicant should know the law before they file for citizenship by naturalization. The USCIS charges for the time to research and review the applicant's qualifications.

If the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: Will it help my boyfriend’s visa application if he were to adopt my daughter in process as well?

My boyfriend is an citizen of and living in Venezuela. We are about to start US visa process for him to come here.

Adan Vega
Adan Vega answered on Feb 12, 2020

If you are not married to your boyfriend and you are a U.S. citizen then you can file the FORM I-129F with USCIS to commence the process for K-1 visa.

An adoption of your child may have a minimal consequence with the K-1 visa process.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: My fiance is here on a k1 visa. we have 90 days to get married. friends say louisiana law will not allow us to marry.

friends say we are wasting our time and if we get married louisiana will not approve our marriage licsense. they say we will have to get married in texas. we have all documents required and translated into english as required. is this true? if so what can do?

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 10, 2020

If your husband is lawfully present in the U.S., then he should be allowed to marry you. Ignore your friends. Check with Parish Officials and the internet for the required documentation. If you are confused, schedule an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: will louisiana recognize my marriage to my fiance in k1 visa?

we have 90 days. we have all documents

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Jan 10, 2020

If you petitioned your fiancé, he was admitted into the U.S., and you marry each other within 90 days, then he can file for adjustment of status. You will need to make sure that you present all required and needed documents and forms, as well. If you are confused, or more evidence is required,... Read more »

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Q: I applied for to replace my I-94 I lost a few years ago because I'm adjusting my status.

I applied for to replace my I-94 I lost a few years ago because I'm adjusting my status. They recently mailed me a letter saying I need a police report. It wasn't stolen I lost it, do i need to get a police report to prove it was lost?

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga answered on Oct 14, 2019

You ought to be able to draft a statement saying you lost it.

Also, if your green card was issued after April 2013, you might be able to access it online.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: My husband came into the U.S. on a K visa we were married and filed for his LPR along with his I765 and I131.

He did his fingerprints meanwhile his mother died and he had to leave without receiving his travel docs. What should we do.

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on Aug 22, 2019

This is unfortunate. It’s hard to explain all of the conceivable consequences, but he should have stayed. He cannot return until he has the advanced parole.

You will be separated for a while, perhaps, many months.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference...
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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: I have speeding tickets happened longtime ago. But my DMV driving record shows no violation. Where can i get them?

I am about to fill in N400 to apply for citizenship. There is a question (question 23) to ask if i have ever been cited by law enforcement by any reason. I have nothing except some speeding tickets. Research on internet shows me that I need to answer "YES" and disclose all my... Read more »

Allen C. Ladd
Allen C. Ladd answered on Jan 10, 2019

I suggest you keep googling for TX and LA DMV record info. You may need to have official DMV records on the speeding violations, for your natz interview. Go ahead and complete the form -- and note that YES, you were CITED and you were CHARGED and your were CONVICTED of a CRIME ... even though... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: F1 Visa has been revoked under strange circumstances. What do I do next?

I am a college student out in the US on an F1 visa, I've never been in trouble with the police before now although I have a pending court case regarding possession of marijuana charge in the state of Iowa (I was caught with a few grams whilst driving through) although I have plead not guilty... Read more »

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga answered on Sep 17, 2018

The pending case in enough for the government to revoke your visa. That in and of itself should not impact you—a visa only allows you to enter another country—unless you leave the US for any reason. Then you would need to apply for another visa to come back.

If you are convicted of the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: If asked by the police in Louisiana, does a person have to provide proof of citizenship?

Can the police in Louisiana randomly ask people to prove they are citizens? My understanding is that you must provide ID if asked.

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman answered on Jun 20, 2018

Local police do not enforce federal immigration laws. However, in some states, local police cooperate with federal immigrant agents and ask people to prove their immigration status.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Louisiana on
Q: my uncle is in Louisiana and he got in to a fight with a policeman so the judge gave him 3 months and 2 years of …..

my uncle is in Louisiana and he got in to a fight with a policeman so the judge gave him 3 months in jail and 2 years of public service under control but my uncle did not admit to the crime he was afraid that they will send him back to his country since he is not an American citizen yet so what do... Read more »

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman answered on Jun 9, 2018

He should schedule a consultation with an experienced immigration attorney and show him/her his record of conviction. The attorney can advise him as to whether the conviction renders him deportable from the US, and if any relief is available to him.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Tax Law for Louisiana on
Q: Israeli on a longterm visa in the US, how are taxes calculated?

My friend is self employed, and in fact pays -me-, we're trying to get him immigrated here since most of the team is US based. He pays himself 3k a month from our crowdsourced funds. Can anybody explain whether or not he'd be paying israeli taxes if he was living here for the duration of... Read more »

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman answered on May 20, 2018

I suggest that you see a CPA. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: my f-1 case needed administrative processing how can follow up or expedite this process?

I applied for the student visa and had an interview 5 months ago and I have not received any response from the embassy.

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman answered on May 11, 2018

You should make an inquiry or hire an attorney to assist you.

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