Deron Edward Smallcomb's answer It is likely that your overstay will not be held against you if you leave the country before reaching 18 years of age. If you applied for an F1 visa in your home country, you could then return legally for college. That said, there are so many variables in your situation, you should definitely contact an experienced immigration lawyer for legal advise.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You would need to check with an immigration attorney in Canada; admittance would be based on Canadian law. If you ever hope to re-enter the U.S. you will need to consult with both a criminal defense and immigration lawyer.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Technically you could start the spousal visa process now and still apply for a visitor visa. If the visa is granted, there is still no guarantee of admittance by CBP. If you are admitted, as long as you leave on time and still process your immigrant visa through the consulate, there's no problem. As a practical matter, it's likely that a visitor visa will not be approved, but it's fine to apply. Just make sure all information is complete and accurate. I suggest having an immigration...
Kelli Y Allen's answer If you can navigate the practical issues of getting him to sign immigration petitions and can get his documents (birth certificate, judgments, etc.), there is no statutory prohibition against someone in jail filing an immigration petition. As you mention, you would need a joint sponsor.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You should answer every question. If the section does not apply, a n/a or none would be the appropriate entry. For immigration purposes, attending school does not count as employment.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Possibly. The bigger issue would be whether or not you can make the case to bring in a foreign worker for sales. The only way to do that is to complete the labor certification.
Kelli Y Allen's answer You need to hire an immigration attorney who can file a motion for an immigration bond once any criminal bond is handled. He will most likely be referred to immigration court for removal proceedings. An immigration attorney can determine whether he is eligible to file any applications to remain in the U.S.
Leonard R. Boyer's answer Your question requires a fact sensitive review by an experienced immigration attorney in a personal consultation which is beyond the scope of this forum. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can have grave consequences and even prevent you from obtaining immigration benefits. You need to retain an experienced immigration attorney for any immigration matter or you may throw away your future. Do not...
Kelli Y Allen's answer You did not actually ask a question, but my recommendation is to hire an immigration attorney to prepare you for and accompany you to the interview. The most likely reason for the second interview is suspected fraud.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Possibly, yes. The specific facts make all the difference in determining the exact process that would apply to your case. You would need to have a full consultation with an immigration attorney to get a fully analysis.
Kelli Y Allen's answer If you are eligible for adjustment of status, once you file the application you are legal to remain in the U.S. and may receive temporary employment authorization. I suggest consulting with an immigration attorney who can fully analyze your case prior to submitting anything to USCIS.
Kyndra Mulder's answer Yes. Permanent resident means just that. Spending a few weeks in the USA and living in Switzerland does not make you an LPR of the USA. Your status may be revoked. There is a commuter status available if you qualify.
Kelli Y Allen's answer 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.
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