My husband is a illegal immigrant and he was convicted of Cocaine and after hiring a criminal lawyer his final outcome was that he plead guilty to Drug Paraphernalia but now its affecting his immigration but the criminal lawyer that we hired he did not explain to my husband that if he plead guilty... Read more »
I'm going to assume the paraphernalia charge was related to cocaine. ANY GUILTY PLEA related to ANY controlled substance, OTHER THAN a small amount of marijuana, will most likely mean your husband will be DEPORTED.
To answer your question: You need to speak to another criminal defense...Read more »
Hi, I am Brazilian and I'm about to receive the USA citizenship, so I'll be citizen in 2 Countries, Brazil and USA, and of course, I'll have the both passports. Besides that, I just realized that if I want I'm able to request the Portuguese citizenship and the portugueses passport (what would be... Read more »
My wife and I applied for US citizenship back in Feb 2019. We had our bio-metrics done in a couple of weeks. Since then we have been waiting for a letter for an interview. Currently, the status says "We are taking longer than expected to process your case. You do not need to do anything at this... Read more »
It is hard to say. It could be the way you got your residence (asylum), but the fact is access to all benefits is inconsistent and taking longer than before. Each case is different, however, and there is nothing you wrote that would indicate any particular reason why your case would be taking...Read more »
Applied to F1 while being in f2 from her home country. She got administrative processing. Came back as F2 and currently in usa as F2 was valid. Now she got F1. Can she use mexico as change of visa status port?
Original card expired almost a year ago. My new card was mailed at the end of June. When it was returned I filed the I-90 form. But according to the website the processing time could be another year. With everything going on in our country I am worried about deportation while waiting for... Read more »
If parents are in US and they file green card for their daughter (who is above 22 yrs old) living outside US , can daughter apply for F2 dependent visa if she gets married with F1 visa holder ? Does she need to cancel the ongoing application process ?
An investment advisor (FINRA certified) getting retired, want to handover business to a person who is at present non immigrant & living out of US. Which VISA he can sponsor him. Non immigrant is ready to take FINRA certification & ready to take over the business.
There may be several different options for the non immigrant. I would first need to have more information about his country of origin and also about the amount of the purchase price. Since it is important to gather as much information as possible in order to know all of your options, it would be...Read more »
Hey! Im an European citizen, my fiancé is a marine and I’m 6 months pregnant. I got tickets to the USA in July to get married and start our family together and apply for green card and use parole in place to stay there.
I’ve committed a crime ( shoplifting) and I will have to pay a... Read more »
Shoplifting is often termed as a petty offense. The fact that you committed a petty crime does not bar you from obtaining a green card; you may still be admissible to the United States. The decisive factor is whether you have committed shoplifting on more than one occasion, and whether you entered...Read more »
Generally, a conditional resident's status will be extended for 18 months if your I-751 petition was timely filed. During that time conditional residents are typically allowed to work and travel abroad. However, it is very important that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney, who may...Read more »
My spouse get tourist visa before we've got married 4 years ago, and was visiting the US about 5 times since that, never work in US and never over stay. The visa is still good for the next 5 years. Is there anything else what could create an issue to reenter US after I-130 is filed? Is it mandatory... Read more »
More information is needed to provide an answer. It depends on what type of visa your spouse used to enter the U.S. , whether it is still valid, and what the future intentions are regarding case processing. As a general answer, if by "safe" you mean guaranteed to be able to re-enter the U.S. in...Read more »
To Travel back to USA so I got a lawyer and left him a power of attorney paper to fininsh my marriage here in Egypt, my question is with doing that is my marriage valid to immigration to apply for my husband CR-1
I highly advise having a full consultation with an immigration attorney. The U.S. does not recognize proxy marriages. If that is what occurred, you will have problems with immigration when you try to file the spousal petition.
To be eligible to apply for naturalization after 3 years of permanent residency rather than 5, you must have been married to and living with your U.S. citizen spouse for 3 years since becoming a permanent resident. If your spouse was an LPR part of the time, you must wait until it has been 3 years.
I suggest you retain the services of an immigration attorney to get all the paperwork done while you're waiting for the marriage certificate so that all the applications and supporting documentation can be filed as soon as the marriage certificate is available. Part of the adjustment of status...Read more »
In July there was a domestic violence case against her i had filed where she had physically abused me. I had withdrawn the case and she was asked to go for counseling classes for a year.since she was pregnant considering she would change are being in jail. But i dont see any change in her now she... Read more »
I'm not sure what your exact question is. I recommend contacting a family law attorney to deal with the custody issue first. If you decide to divorce, that will resolve the H-4 issue as she would not longer be an eligible derivative.
My father is in a NC federal jail, he is set to be deported after his sentence. He has had good conduct time taken off of his sentence, but now they are putting 4 months of that time back in his sentence because he does not want to attend school, he has already completed the necessary amount of... Read more »
I have both an Indian and an EU passport. I already have the student visa on my Indian passport but would like to relinquish my Indian nationality, which means that I’d have to get a new visa. However in my last us visa application form I found out that i didn’t indicate my EU nationality.
Check with you school and see if they can assist you. Otherwise, if you leave the U.S., you would have to get your new passport stamped before re-entering the U.S. In either case, for accuracy purposes, you should notify USCIS of the omitted information.
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