My petition for national Interest Waiver and has been approved. I was arrested on domestic violence charges after I received my approval. I am in the state of Tennessee and there is a law here called "retirement" meaning if I do not commit any crime, the case will be automatically dismissed. In my... Read more »
The I-485 specifically asks: "Have you EVER been arrested, cited, charged, or detained for any reason by any law enforcement officer (including but not limited to any U.S. immigration official or any official of the U.S. armed forces or U.S. Coast Guard)?
I have been married for 5 years. I received my card 04/01/2014 and I just seen it expired 04/01/2016. We are still happily married. What can I do to fix this, what are my options? We are on a very limited budget.
My bf is coming on a 90-day visa to see how he likes it here in the US. We met in Ireland and he is taking a 90-day work break for the trip. though we have talked about getting married one day. the intention of the trip is for us to spend some real time together rather than just 1-2 weeks... I am a... Read more »
You can decide to get married while he is here. The issue that could arise would be if he tried to apply for permanent residency while here. Immigration officials would likely question his intent (was that the plan all along) when he entered. It's very difficult to prove what was in someone's...Read more »
We were going to get married this month, he was supposed to be moving from FL to TN and now this happened. He entered the country legally with a visa and decided to stay and he is been in the country for 5 years, he was traveling on a bus from Miami to Orlando when he was detained.
He may be able to file a request a bond based on your impending marriage and if he has no criminal history. There are other factors that the court takes into consideration. Please contact an experienced immigration attorney as quickly as possible. You can also call my Florida office if you have...Read more »
I am a french citizen I got married on July 18th but I won’t be able to send my papers before November because of my husband taxes that he didn’t file. Is it gonna be a problem of overstay and will i je deny ?
It is highly unlikely that your case will be denied because you overstayed your visa. It is highly unlikely that your being out of status will affect you in any way. If you were detained, you could be deported, but really; that is unlikely.
My conditional green card will expire in February 2019, i am planning to apply for the I-751 form in November 2018. Unfortunately, I have some family issues that I need to visit my country for 2 weeks in December 2018 (before the expiration)z. Can i visit my country and re-entry to the US safely?... Read more »
Once you file, you will be given a letter that extends the validity of your current green card by (I believe) 18 months. With that, and your passport from your native country, you should be able to reenter the US with no problmens.
Can a person who has Serious illness or mental or physical disability and his health will be worse if he goes back to his country ( with a medical reports from US and the foreign's country) apply for asylum or something will let live in the US ?
No. In fact it is a ground of ineligibility for U.S. permanent residency. He may be eligible for humanitarian parole. I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist with this case. Not because I think you’re not capable of handling it, you may will be, but in order for...Read more »
Although married for2 yrs we have been together since jan 2010. He was brought here when he was 15 in 2006. He was never enrolled in school. His parents sent him here from Guatemala to save his life. He has a tax id# but thats all
I had domestic violence case 2 years ago and the case end after i went back to the court and the judge told me thereis more show up foe this case i went yesterday to the courtto try getting a letter or copy from my case i didnt find anything how i can get a copy coz when i tried to fill the form... Read more »
Me and my wait had an argument and her son called police and i spend the day in the jail and got out next day and after 6 month i went back to the cour and the judge told me the case will end like it has nothing coz it was first time and they followed through 6 monthes everything was fine now im... Read more »
You need to file form I-130 to sponsor your spouse for a green card. Simultaneously, your spouse should submit an I-485 application for adjustment of status along with an application for an EAD work permit and an AP travel permit, etc.
Assuming you are a US citizen, you may sponsor your fiancee for a green card after you get married. However, see an immigration attorney to see if he is under a bar for his deportation and another bar for unlawful presence. He may need to get waivers if he is.
F-1 students from Iran are exempt from the Travel Ban. However, given the present ever-changing position of the Trump Administration, if you can avoid visiting Iran, that is what I would advise. Good luck!
Believe me, it would take over 24 years for them to get green cards through you. (My wife is a Filipina.) If they qualify for temporary work visas, an employer in the US may sponsor them, and the procedure is relatively quick.
My case status still shows that still pending since March 2013. I have tried to talk or hire many lawyers about my case. Most of them say the same thing ”there is nothing I can do except given them pressure” or they said that my files are somewhere back in the immigration office. One of them... Read more »
Your I-751 filing receipt automatically extends your green card and it can be extended every year. You can work and travel with it. You need to hire an immigration lawyer going through this pro se will not help you.
He has two children and one on the way and a girlfriend he has been with for almost 11 years i want to know my first step on getting him a permanent legal resident status but i have no idea wher to start or how much we can afford to pay.
You can’t do anything, except maybe act as a sponsor. If his girlfriend is a citizen or permanent resident, she can first marry him and then file a visa petition for him. Depending on his circumstances, he will likely need to leave the country to go to a visa interview. An immigration attorney...Read more »
I am a British citizen, resident in Spain for 20 years. My daughter is a U.S. citizen and we are applying for a "green card" for me, through an immigration lawyer. Unfortunately I have just been diagnosed with cancer and have no health cover in the U.S. so I want to cancel the application for... Read more »
We cannot imagine any reality in which that would be the case. Withdrawing an application for permanent residency is not a ground of inadmissibility. You may want to ask your attorney for more details regarding why this would be so.
You may be able to petition for her as your wife. The process is long and complicated, and requires numerous government forms to be filed, along with $1,225 & $535 government filing fees. I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not because I...Read more »
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