I am about to fill in N400 to apply for citizenship. There is a question (question 23) to ask if i have ever been cited by law enforcement by any reason. I have nothing except some speeding tickets. Research on internet shows me that I need to answer "YES" and disclose all my traffic+parking... Read more »
I suggest you keep googling for TX and LA DMV record info. You may need to have official DMV records on the speeding violations, for your natz interview. Go ahead and complete the form -- and note that YES, you were CITED and you were CHARGED and your were CONVICTED of a CRIME ... even though...Read more »
I am a college student out in the US on an F1 visa, I've never been in trouble with the police before now although I have a pending court case regarding possession of marijuana charge in the state of Iowa (I was caught with a few grams whilst driving through) although I have plead not guilty and... Read more »
The pending case in enough for the government to revoke your visa. That in and of itself should not impact you—a visa only allows you to enter another country—unless you leave the US for any reason. Then you would need to apply for another visa to come back.
my uncle is in Louisiana and he got in to a fight with a policeman so the judge gave him 3 months in jail and 2 years of public service under control but my uncle did not admit to the crime he was afraid that they will send him back to his country since he is not an American citizen yet so what do... Read more »
He should schedule a consultation with an experienced immigration attorney and show him/her his record of conviction. The attorney can advise him as to whether the conviction renders him deportable from the US, and if any relief is available to him.
My friend is self employed, and in fact pays -me-, we're trying to get him immigrated here since most of the team is US based. He pays himself 3k a month from our crowdsourced funds. Can anybody explain whether or not he'd be paying israeli taxes if he was living here for the duration of his visa,... Read more »
My parents have entered the country under a B-2 Visa. They are hoping to apply for an EB-4 Minister visa (they are pastors) while they are in the U.S. under tourist status. Is this possible/legal? Do EB-4 Minister visas take a long time to be approved? And what are the requisites for them to be... Read more »
Your US citizen spouse will need to petition for you by filing the form I-130. You will likely be able to file the adjustment application (green card application) along with the petition and from the date of filing you would receive employment authorization (work permit) in about 4 months. I...Read more »
My overstay immigrant husband will soon be applying for his green card and we are using my sister to sponsor him on the i864. He is our sole financial provider, I am unemployed, and we always file taxes jointly. I understand that he is restricted from receiving means tested benefits, but does that... Read more »
Was married to former husband for 8yrs since 2009 got 2 kids w/him-his process was 4 yrs from 2011-2015 he got his regular resident/greencard for 10yrs; then 2 yrs later on sept 2017 we got divorsed 'cus i cheated on him. I'm pregnant right now and want to fix new husband papers how long after that... Read more »
Hi, I have an H1 approved from my previous employer and need to transfer that to my new employer. My new employer is new in this area and doesn't have an immigration team. The new company is willing to take care of all the USCIS filing fee however has asked me to hire an attorney of my choice and... Read more »
At first we were told that a personal interview was not required since she is only two years old. After reviewing the document they decide that an interview is required with the principal applicant. Why? And what sort of questsion are they going to ask me?
You may be eligible to come back with a 601 waiver if you departed on time and if your wife is a citizen. Did you leave before the voluntary departure date the judge gave you? First step would be to talk with a lawyer to evaluate your case.
If your appeal was dismissed by the Board, you will probably need a motion to reopen and remand, or a joint motion to reopen and remand from the Board to the Immigration Court that ordered you deported. You would also need your spouse to file an I-130 for you. I would strongly recommend...Read more »
I am a Permanent Resident, my application for Citizenship is underway, and so is my son's green card application. But we have been seperated for 6 years, can I apply for him to visit me over the december hiolidays while his application is in process. He will return to my home country once the visit... Read more »
You can but the approval is not a certainty, tourist visas are given to people who have no immigrant intent (meaning they do not plan on immigrating to the US permanently). Since your son has a green card petition pending he has shown his immigrant intent. This might be a conflict at the POE. So...Read more »
I did my graduate degree in the states and went back home. I got married to an American under my visitor visa 2 months ago. I'm a filling my change of status papers and I don't know if my USCIS # that I had as a student is my A #. Or since this process is with a different status I actually don't a... Read more »
Your a# will be the same unless or until you apply for a special type of visa such as U, T or Aslyum. Contact an immigration attorney to find out what is happening with your case. Many immigration attorneys including me offer free consultations, make use of the consultations. All the best....Read more »
You do not have any status until you file the application for COS. If your spouse is a green card holder or a US citizen you will be just fine. If not contact an immigration attorney as soon as possible to avoid any problems you might have in the future. Many immigration attorneys including me...Read more »
They had appoiment in Cuba on january this year but they never show up ,they dont coming , so the process is not neccesary , I did some payment and I want to know if I can have my money back , thank you.
No, you can not get your money back because they are not coming. All the best.
15 years of successful immigration law experience. The answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known. It is your responsibility to retain a...Read more »
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