My sister is doing a medicine recidency and her program might be cut off. In case that happens she will be deported to Peru. Her husband would start the procedure for her to return to the states as his wife, but does not want the baby to leave the usa. What are my sisters´ rights, if she wants to... Read more »
I'm getting married in May, and I am also graduating from my MBA in May (I have a F-1 visa). I'm planning on applying for the OPT soon and applying for the green card right after the wedding in May. How does it work if my OPT start date is in June, for example, and I apply for the green card at the... Read more »
First, it doesn’t make sense to apply for an EAD through adjustment right off, since you will have a current EAD. If your OPT EAD comes to within four months of expiring, and your green card has not yet been approved, you can apply for a new green card based on a pending adjustment application at...Read more »
I'm getting married in May and applying for the green card right after, but I was wondering if I can have issues with my future wife changing her last name to mine since on my passport, they put my middle name with my last name My last name on my birth certificate is different from the... Read more »
In the state of North Dakota a family was on their way home when a police officer pulled them over for a bad license plate light. One daughter who is a citizen was driving .The officer asked everyone in the car for identification. Mother and father were passengers including their youngest child who... Read more »
A “child” is defined as an individual who is unmarried and under the age of 21. The recurrent problem was that some petitions took many years to process and the child "aged out" and could not be included in the parents petition. For example, a U.S....Read more »
He may be eligible for a green card under the Child Status Protection Act.
A “child” is defined as an individual who is unmarried and under the age of 21. The recurrent problem was that some petitions took many years to process and the child "aged out" and could not be included in...Read more »
The wounding with intent charge is over 20+ years, he served less than 3 years in prison in Jamaica. He has some minor offenses after that the last being in 2009. We tried to have his police record expunged but after being told they could expunge but had to wait 3 years, they said no it is not... Read more »
You need to obtain a copy of his criminal record and have an immigration attorney review it to see if it gives rise to any grounds of inadmissibility and if there is a waiver available. So, there is a chance that he could get a visa, but you need to have everything analyzed in advance so that you...Read more »
Same sex marriages are now recognized by USCIS for green card purposes. I have handled cases like this myself and have not had any problems with the immigration office. The best way to proceed would be to get married and file for the green card, just as with any other marriage relationship. All...Read more »
I am an F-1 visa student and I'm getting married to my boyfriend who is US citizen and California resident. My question is about California residency determination after/if I get a green card. I have lived and went to college in California on F-1 visa for 2 years, but now I'm studying for a... Read more »
This is not exactly a immigration question, the best people to ask this question would be the people at the DMV. Call the DMV customer care and clear your doubts with them because eventually you will be applying for your ID at the DMV. All the best.
To get a full, specific answer for your question you would really need to speak to an attorney who you can describe the entire situation to, but as a general matter if you have an approved immigrant visa number you can file for adjustment of status.
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