She came to the usa in 2019 on a K1 visa, we were married and applied for adjustment of status, we received a deny notice in April 2022 due to previous visa fraud issues on her part which I was unaware of, in September 2022 we received final denial of her AOS, once I explained to my wife what our... Read more »
answered on Dec 5, 2022
Ideally you should hire an attorney who practices both immigration and family law. This way the attorney will be able to make sure the grounds for the divorce are appropriate (limiting your wife's ability to sponsor herself for a green card) and protect you as to any potential spousal support... Read more »
I filed forms I 130 and I 130a for my wife
answered on Oct 7, 2022
If you already submitted your forms, USCIS will likely mail you a Request for Evidence (RFE), which will request a completed and signed Form I-130A. At that time, you should comply with the instructions in the RFE.
answered on May 4, 2022
Contact your local bar association or your local legal aid society. They maintain lists of lawyers who can help you.
I am a single mom of my 4 year old daughter. I have been solely responsible for her care and upkeep since her birth. Her father refused vehemently to be part of our lives and to be listed on the birth certificate, so space for father was left vacant. I intend on relocating to Canada with my... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2022
This is a question pertaining to Canadian requirements and therefore best posed to a Canadian immigration practitioner.
Been in the us since I was 3, parents are deported and I tried for Daca but not enough info. Been in us for 21 years and I know nothing of the country that they want to deport me back to.
answered on Feb 22, 2022
Why did it occur to you to ask these questions now, after the removal proceedings, when you should have asked them when you needed to adjust several years ago?
My friend is pregnant and is a resident of Japan. The father of the baby was in the US Navy and was stationed in Japan but recently got out of the military and is now back in his hometown (Glasgow, Kentucky). He refuses to acknowledge the baby and has since blocked my friend (and her friends) in... Read more »
answered on Oct 13, 2021
Yes. He can be sued for support. By proving paternity the child may also have a claim to United States citizenship.
answered on Jul 22, 2021
A joint sponsor is someone who is willing to accept legal responsibility for supporting your family member with you. A joint sponsor must meet all the same requirements as you, except the joint sponsor does not need to be related to the immigrant.... Read more »
While I understand that this act has not passed either the House or the Senate as of yet, and as such is not yet law, I do not understand the fundamental differences in the 6-year LPI status vs. the current specifications of the Green Card. To my understanding, both LPI status and a Green Card... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2021
The best way to explain the proposed "Legal Prospective Immigrant" (LPI) status is to first view the definition of the term " Prospective". "Prospective" means "expected or expecting to be something particular in the future".
In the proposed bill... Read more »
If someone is here on a student visa or work visa can they get married or do they need to go back to their country of origin and apply for a fiance visa.
answered on Dec 20, 2020
Congratulations on your future marriage! Yes, it is possible in most circumstances, for you to stay in the USA and apply for a marriage based green card. The process is discussed in detail on my website:... Read more »
answered on Dec 9, 2020
This is a complicated, yet reasonable questions. It requires an appointment. More information is needed.
An asylum applicant must prove that they have a well founded fear of 'persecution.' That means that the nation of citizenship must be unable to prevent harm being caused to... Read more »
I don't know what process is the quickest or easiest or cheapest because we are both poor and we just need all the help we can get even some advice would help us
answered on Dec 7, 2020
So the most common and expeditious pathway that you can pursue is a fiancée visa. If your girlfriend is overseas, and you have physically met her within the last two years, then you can sponsor her for a K visa. After she immigrates on the fiancée visa, she can adjust status to get her green... Read more »
The marriage will take place in Ukraine. We anticipate this to be early next year. She also has two children under the age of 18 that I eventually would be adopting.
answered on Aug 20, 2020
If you are a U.S. citizen you can file the FORM I-129F and request the K-1 on behalf of your fiancee. The two children will be eligible to apply for the K-2 visa.
If you marry abroad, you will have to file the FORM I-130 with USCIS for each of them.
They allowed a white male underage to come in, she asked to check my id and I showed her my american visa and she said no. I asked why she had a problem and she said I need a ky id but I can’t I’m a immigrant. She then proceed to threaten to call the cops. I’m feeling so humiliated, I... Read more »
While filing for my marriage base green card, I realized that I sent an outdated version. I have yet to receive a confirmation that they have received the paperwork but wanted to know if there were a way to fix this without having to pay for the paperwork again. Is there a number to dial so that I... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2020
If the outdated FORM I-485 is not accepted for processing by USCIS then your adjustment of status filing along with the filing fee will be returned to you.
At this juncture, you need to wait for the FORM I-485 receipt from USCIS or the return of your filing.
Good luck to you.
I am on F2 and got admission in a US university for this fall 2020. I want to change my status from F2 to F1. Recently, the USCIS has added a new section in I-539 form on public benefits.
I used an emergency Medicaid for pregnancy in June 2018. My baby is receiving SNAP and Medicare... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2020
Benefits received by family members should not impact your public charge determination.
Considering their criminal history can they get deported? Also how long is the deportation process
answered on Feb 8, 2020
Yes. They can still be deported for it later. Upon seizure the deportation process is usually about 60 days.
I am currently getting ready to file for a K1 visa for my fiance. I have not found anything online that tells me a definite answer on this. I have a CCDW and own multiple guns. I am located in Kentucky.
answered on Jan 27, 2020
Check with your state for exact requirements on these activities. Go back to the CCDW people, they may know. I expect that AT LEAST permanent residence is required. Your fiancée should have PR about 6 months after wedding and filing application for PR and interview at USCIS. So that may help... Read more »
What do we do please
answered on Jan 23, 2020
She can adjust status to obtain her green card but if you married her within 90 days of her entering the states with a tourist visa then expect enhanced interrogation at your green card interview as to her true intent. Consider working with an attorney to help you. Counsel anywhere in the USA can... Read more »
Page 8, Part 6 of the I-485 asks to indicate the total number of all living children, which includes stepchildren … my wife, who is my sponsor, has 3 adult children from previous marriages. Technically, they are my Stepchildren, but they are already US Citizens by birth. How do I proceed with this?
answered on Jan 13, 2020
Consider working with an attorney so your application will be processed correctly. Long delays or outright denials occur when lay persons attempt to handle the case on their own.
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