Depends if he was convicted, and on what crime he was convicted. There are many levels of DV. Also, the officer might want to know what happened. You say the case was dismissed from the court, so it depends on what you mean by this. If the person was never actually convicted, then this wouldn't...Read more »
I live in Houston and I work at the mall as a salesman. Because of the coronavirus, mall got closed and our store was closed too. And I don't know when mall will be reopen, therefore I applied for unemployment benefits. So, I want to know these Benefit does it affect on my Citizenship? ( I have... Read more »
The receipt of public assistance such as unemployment benefits is not an automatic bar to naturalization if you have not engaged in unlawful behavior including committing fraud. However, USCIS may view the receipt of benefits as a factor regarding your “good moral character “. You may want to...Read more »
The request for adjustment of status that you filed with USCIS can not be adjudicated until the priority date for the preference category under which you have filed is current and a visa becomes available for that category.
You also can not request that USCIS expedite the adjudication of...Read more »
My girlfriend is a medical student and citizen of Mexico. We would like to get married (Apply for fiance visa, get married in US) and apply for permanent residency. She plans to move here for one year for a medical internship. However, she has to return to Mexico for one year of required Mexican... Read more »
Your employer can discuss and review with the company’s immigration attorney the possibility of filing an appeal of the L-1 denial depending on the reasons for the denial. Perhaps the denial can be reversed.
If the L-1 status is denied then the L-2 status will also be denied and your...Read more »
We have not gone to the Social Security office yet to change her name to mine (her husbands) but we are married now and have the marriage license. Can she use my name now? Does she have to use her current maiden name? What if we submit the form then go to the SS office to change her name to mine?... Read more »
I am 48 and a US citizen but moved to Canada at age 4. I moved to Texas in 2019 with my husband (L-1 Visa) and son (L-2 Visa). I have been physically present in the US for 2 years after the age of 14 but I don't have proof as I was driven across the border for summer vacations my whole life and... Read more »
More information is needed. When did you become a U.S. citizen? At birth? How old is your son, now? When, if ever, did your son turn 18 years of age? Did you ever petition your son for lawful permanent resident status? Can you still petition your son for lawful permanent resident status? Are...Read more »
Please I need advise on what to do with this new public charge immigration law effective 24/02/2020 for immigrants. My mother is presently in the USA and have over stayed her B2 for over 30days. We were in the process of doing a AOS for her when I found out about the new law. Apparently, we or she... Read more »
If you are a U.S. citizen and your mother entered the U.S. lawfully she may be eligible to adjust status IF (1) she is not otherwise inadmissible and (2) you and she can fully comply with all of the requirements of the I-864 and the I-944.
At this time you should take the time to consult...Read more »
If your family has entered the U.S. with a B-1/B-2 non-immigrant visa and are wanting to change status to the E-2 status, you will need to first assess if the E-2 is applicable to citizens from your home country.
Then the proposed investment must be analyzed to determine if all the...Read more »
I highly suggest that you first obtain a copy of your father’s immigration file and then visit an experienced immigration attorney to properly assess the case matter to determine your father’s options. An online forum such as this one can only provide you with general guidance when you are...Read more »
What is the immigration question? He is allowed to divorce. If he is a lawful permanent resident, and ten years have passed since it was received, then your obligations to him seems over if there is further action by the Federal Government. He has been a lawful permanent resident for more than...Read more »
Like so many other answers lawyers give, it depends on her individual circumstances. In this situation, you really should sit down with an experienced immigration attorney who can ask relevant questions to determine the correct answer.
My mother is from Canada and met her now husband on a vacation to Texas in 2012. They fell in love and she stayed for 10 months. When trying to visit Canada together after 10 months, her husband was denied entry to canada and my mother denied return to the US for 6 months. After 6 months apart,... Read more »
If your mother lawfully entered the U.S. and if her spouse can present proof of U.S. citizenship then an adjustment of status with USCIS is possible provided that she is not inadmissible for other reasons.
By the way, the quoted legal fee of $15,000 is excessive.
Hello, my husband came here with a F1 visa, we met, had a kid and his visa expired. He got married and now we are applying for his Green Car. In the form I485 asks: have you ever violated the terms or conditions of your nonimmigrant status?. Since his F1 expired and he reminded in the USA, that... Read more »
The iteration of facts that you have posted seem to indicate that all conditions and terms of the F-1 status were not fulfilled. Hence, the answer to the question from the FORM I-485 regarding the violation of status is “yes”.
However, if you are a U.S. citizen filing an immediate...Read more »
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