I am sponsoring an immigrant in NY and I saw the following for the affidavit of support " If an immigrant you sponsored receives any means-tested public benefits, you are responsible for repaying the cost of those benefits to the agency that provided them". Are there any means tested... Read more »
The Dominican Republic has nothing to do with what you are seeking to accomplish. What you need to realize is that you must retain an experienced immigration attorney to represent you in this matter. Immigration is a very complex and technical area of law, and mistakes can have grave consequences.
You have to prove that you have been inside of the US for the requisite time period (30 months over the preceding 5 years). You also have to document that you do not have any large periods of time outside of the U.S. an absence of 9 months can break the continuous physical presence and cause your...Read more »
I got my green card in April 2010, and it is due for renewal soon. Currently, I have had 25 months of physical presence in the country over the last 5 years, but continuous residence (not being outside the US for more than 6 months a year) since April 2017. I held a reentry permit when I was... Read more »
If your green card has less than 6 months until it expires, then I suggest that you file to renew it prior to filing for your N 400. With regard to the issue of your physical presence, there are two things that USCIS looks at. First, they will look at the total number of days you were out of the...Read more »
You have to make sure that you are very clear about whether you had an arrest or whether a police report was generated. You are obligated to disclose this information to USCIS and failure to do so can be treated as if you lied on your N 400.
I have a 2-year conditional green card through marriage which expires in December. Divorce is still pending so I don't have the divorce decree. Now I'm planning on file i751 on my own (joint filing be waived) but am confusing about the timeline: When will USCIS request the divorce decree after I... Read more »
Hi there, if you are planning to file I-751 by yourself requesting that the joint filing requirement be waived based on good faith marriage exception, you will have to submit documents in support showing that your marriage was a bona fide ( real marriage) and a copy of your divorce decree. So to...Read more »
It is possible to apply for an immigrant visa while awaiting the results of the dv lottery. Applying for an immigrant visa should not adversely affect your dv lottery submission. If you win the dv lottery, then you can apply for your green card. If you are able to obtain your green card via the...Read more »
I have college degrees and a good job but he does not. He was also on disability in UK for a year. I am not sure if a lawyer can help him so we can live together in US after all these new rules by Trump?
Yes, you should retain counsel to make sure all the new rules are complied with so that there are no delays or denials. Discuss with counsel the best strategy and the fastest way possible to achieve the result you both want.
Hello...so my friend married a us citizen 1 year and 9 months ago. He is waiting for green card. But the marriage turned sour a year ago when he caught his husband cheating on him. His husband( the us citizen) is doing illegal drugs in the house( where they both live) and has numerous lovers and... Read more »
If the U.S citizen spouse is the unfaithful spouse. The other spouse can obtain a green card, absent the U.S citzen spouse's consent. An immigration attorney can assist the spouse to obtain a green card. I recommend the affected spouse to contact an immigration attorney to explore the...Read more »
Hi, I (US citizen) am planning on moving outside the country to work and my wife(Conditional green card holder) is also planning on traveling with me. Can she be out of the US for 5-6 months, return to the US for a week, then stay out of the US for another 5-6 months? I would be traveling with her... Read more »
Your wife can travel outside of the U.S. up to 6 months without losing her green card. Travel more than 6 months but less than one hear will subject her to additional questions upon her return to the U.S. If she intend to stay outside the U.S for one year or more, it is recommended that she applies...Read more »
Hello. I am a foreigner. I had a J1 visa with two-year home residency rule. If I will change my passport and passport number in my home country, can I get a immigrate visa without waiting 2 years? I have only stayed for 1 year in my country. The visa and DS-2019 won't be on the passport and I will... Read more »
You're still you, regardless of your passport number - and what you're proposing could be construed as fraud. Seek the advice of an experienced immigration lawyer. There are waivers available if you qualify. Please don't resort to any attempt at trickery.
If you are in the country on a non immigrant visa, you are not eligible for a fiancee visa. However, you may be able to get married and adjust your status without getting a fiancee visa. You should check with an immigration attorney about your particular case to see if you can do this.
I want to apply for the immigration of my parents. For that joint tax returns needs to be submitted. Question while in divorce proceedings can I apply for my parents immigration based upon joint tax returns. We have a kid together. If their immigration application is approved before divorce; will... Read more »
This is an immigration question and should be directed to an immigration attorney. The only thing that I will say is that the immigration status of your parents will have no affect on child support and maintenance.
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