Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, absolutely list all addresses accurately. As long as you have not been out of the U.S. for more than 6 months at a time, and have been in the U.S. more total days than you have been outside the U.S. during the last 5 years, you're fine for purposes of the residency requirement.
Kelli Y Allen's answer Unfortunately, no. It sounds like she is in the process of waiting for a visa number to become available which can be many, many years. In the meantime, it's possible she could come for a short visit by obtaining a visitor visa, but would have to leave at the end of her authorized stay and continue waiting for the visa number.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer If your mother enters the US lawfully and is able to do so without any indication of fraud or misrepresentation when she enters, your father can file an immigrant visa petition for her when she arrives. The trick is explaining what the purpose of her travel is, and if she says she plan to become a permanent resident or in any way reveals her intent to remain in the United States even though she is coming on a temporary visa, she could greatly complicate her case. Your father would do well to...
Peter Munsing's answer You have 60 days after your course ends. If you drop out it won't be more than 60 and may be less. Consider not dropping out, epecially if you've paid the tuition and room and board.
Peter Munsing's answer Given present trends you will want to find an attorney who is a member of AILA and with whom you can discuss in confidence --and with confidence--any questions you have. You want to make a time line of what happened when, where you have lived, worked etc. Anyone may apply--the question is would you be granted or are there alternative routes that are better.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Yes, depending on how much time you spent in the US before the child’s birth. Also, since the child was born out of wedlock, you will need to provide evidence of your involvement in your daughter’s life.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a period during which undergraduate and graduate students with F-1 status who have completed or have been pursuing their degrees for more than three months are permitted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work for one year on a student visa towards getting practical training to complement their education.
Carl Shusterman's answer It varies according to the facts in the case. Many times, our clients are approved within a week or two. Other times, USCIS refuses to make a decision for months and sometimes we have to sue them in Federal Court in order to force them to make a decision.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer According to the Naturalization Eligibility Worksheet (Form M-480; page 9), “Naturalization applicants may file their applications 90 days before they have satisfied the “continuous residence” requirement.”
Mark Oakley's answer Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at it), your marriage is void under the law and you are not currently legally married. The issue for you is do you act now to establish a court record voiding the marriage, since obviously doing so may have adverse consequences to your immigration status. You need to speak to an immigration lawyer concerning timing and options. If you wish to be married to this person, and can wait for his divorce to come through and then remarry, and...
Mark Oakley's answer Who was your lawyer for the case? That should be your first contact, because they may still have their file on the matter. Alternatively you can try to file a motion to unseal the expunged record, which is possible so long as the physical file has not yet been shredded under the State document retention law. Unfortunately, a pbj is treated the same as a conviction for immigration purposes, and may bar you from obtaining citizenship, so this is very serious. It may even trigger deportation...
Mark Oakley's answer If the police were to raid his house, anyone in the house could be arrested and charged. Whether the prosecutor ultimately follows through with the prosecution and whether you can be convicted would depend on the evidence and possibly your and your boyfriend’s credibility if you both testify that you were not involved in the cultivation or possession of the plants. However, anyone in the house can be deemed to be in “constructive possession” of any contraband openly visible within the...
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Your best bet would be to contact a tax professional to see what exactly is being taken out of your paycheck. Just because you are here on a visa should have no bearing on what is taken out.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer The term: “sanctuary cities” is someone vague and means different things to different people. Some cities, for example, forbid any city official from raising immigration status in any individual’s interaction with city employees. Other cities prohibit law enforcement officers from engaging with immigration police officers.
The Trump Administration threatened to withhold federal funds from cities it deemed to be sanctuary cities, but a federal court concluded that such an action...
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