I met my wife last year, she’s on a tourist visa and we got married Dec 2020. I want to help her apply for a marriage based green card. Please what’s the rate of success (estimate) with marriage based green card applications?
We are going to different colleges in different states and will probably be doing long-distance for a while. Will this marriage be legitimate in Massachusetts? He is not American. If possible, I want him to live with me in America permanently.
Yes, this is a problem. The names of all spouses must be included in the petition. Bigamy is grounds for inadmissibility. This means that, as a bigamist, he should be disqualified from lawful immigration. This will require any previously approved I-130 petition to be revoked, even years later....Read more »
Hello, I am on F1 visa and am currently employed post-graduation on my initial OPT which is about to end in January. For some personal reason, I have been out of the country since a month. My company is in the process of preparing documents and I most likely will apply for STEM Extension in the... Read more »
I am a Masters' graduate from a STEM degree. I graduated in May 2020 so I am currently on OPT. I was given a confirmed written offer by a company, but when they were doing background checks etc, they asked me about my visa status. I told them I was on STEM OPT so I officially had 3 years of... Read more »
If employment is at will, then there is probably nothing you can do about it. It is hard to say if discrimination based on visa status is valid, given a company’s long-term goals. Your best option would be to discuss your case with an attorney with knowledge of workplace issues.
I filed for my DACA renewal in May 2020, a little bit more than 150 days before my current EAD expires. My EAD expires in October 2020. I have only received notice of action I-797C, and not form I-797 that would say I was approved. Is there an automatic extension given to Daca recipients due to the... Read more »
My parents are in the process of applying for a Green card. All the papers are ready except for the Police certificate. They lived in Burma for 4 years around 40 years ago under a diplomatic visa. They don't have contact with anyone in Burma so they are not able to get the Police certificate.... Read more »
They will need to travel to Burma (Myanmar) to get the clearances. Below is a link to a website that describes what is needed: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/Visa-Reciprocity-and-Civil-Documents-by-Country/Burma.html
Hi, the pandemic going on right now and all the reasons you stated above(Age, health) should be sufficient reasons to include in her application for re entry into the U.S. Green card holder can stay outside the U.S for longer than the required 6 months so long as there is a supportable valid reason...Read more »
The Embassy is now closed, I'm having surgery on my right arm and I don't have anyone to care for me after my surgery. I have three kids but they're too young to care for me. I wanted to ask is there anyway I can write a letter to the U.S. Embassy in Haiti with my doctor's note... Read more »
How can my father be granted with a Green card through myself (an adult US Citizen) after he have been denied entry with a visa in 2000, (lived here between 1999 and 2000) and reentry without inspection (illegal entry) in 2006; but have left the US territory by himself on his own terms in January... Read more »
I live in the US and my spouse filed a i-130 petition for me and a separate petition for my 5 year old son (his stepson). My case got accepted however my sons petition got rejected. The rejection notice state please resubmit with a completed I-944 self sufficiency and /or I-864.
A non expired Visa is only required to enter the country whereas the i94 card/stamp controls your authorized duration of status. They are 2 separate things. More information is needed as to what is expiring and what the reasons are for your exit and reentry strategy are. Discuss with counsel.
One of my US citizen friends is currently in Pretoria and has urgent legal trouble. He has contacted the US consulate for weeks, which at this time is only overwhelmed and has provided no help. thank you
There is an organization - Pretoria Society of Advocates. They are known as the Pretoria Bar. They could be a starting point in your friend's search. If they do not know of such attorneys or resources on how to locate them, maybe they could direct your friend to a different bar association or...Read more »
I've been married to US spouse for the last 3 years and I'm in the process of filling N400 and I just realized never applied to selective service since I never heard of it. I got my green card when I was 24 years old and I am currently 26 years. What should I do ?
You may have to wait a bit longer, unless you unknowingly registered at the time that you consular processed your visa. If you filed for adjustment of status, then you were obligated to take action. I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration...Read more »
Very basic status. Green card through spouse (me as citizen husband) and (spouse is the person for green card) no criminal background, has daca and came to states as a B2 visitor, and has been here for years.
Have all applications in hand for process, just wanted to confirm if the specific... Read more »
They are reopening I am currently stuck in the US due to the coronavirus outbreak the borders of my country are closed. they are reopening this week, however the flights that were once available are being cancelled. this is very unstable and my stay is ending July 11th. I do not want to overstay on... Read more »
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