When you go for your biometrics for a permanent resident card renewal do they ask if you have ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor or do you fill out a form that asks if you have been convicted of one of those offenses?
Or is the biometrics appointment just for fingerprints, photo... Read more »
A friend of mine has been living in the US since June 2009. He became a permanent resident in July 2011. His permanent resident card needs to be renewed before July 2021 (he has been here a little over 11 years now).
He was just recently given a citation. It says he was in violation of... Read more »
Hey, a misdemeanor could affect the approval of a greencard renewal. Your friend has to discussed with a criminal attorney about the consequences this charge. Your friend should also schedule a consultation with a competent immigration attorney. Many law firms, including mine, offer telephone or...Read more »
You may adjust status in the USA through your LPR spouse IF you have NEVER been out-of-status or overstayed a visa. Processing times have been unpredictable lately due to covid. You may receive your EAD anywhere from 12 weeks to 4 months provided all required documents and supporting information is...Read more »
Im dating someone who has their green card now. He has never wanted to put that we're in a relationship on his social media. When I ask why, he says it's because immigration checks his social media and messages and when he had first got caught by them (before he had his green card &... Read more »
There seems to be more going on in this fact pattern than you are aware. A unmarried green card holder should have no fear dating anyone he wants to date. Unless, he obtained his green card through a fake marriage, I am not sure why he would be so nervous about his social media reflecting that he...Read more »
Yes, under the new public charge rule those applicants adjusting status to lawful permanent resident must file the 944 form along with the 485. This is the general rule but it’s currently being challenged in court. Until a decision is made the form must be filed.
I am US citizen and my Husband is Indian national. I have applied for his immigration visa to get green card. His I-130 approved and after NVC he is waiting for his Immigration visa Interview(which was scheduled in April but got canceled due to COVID breakout in India). Is a new restriction affect... Read more »
Hi, there will be some delays during this period. The new trump restrictions is mostly for work visas H1b, L, J visas. Your husband should be fine as his process has already been approved and he is just in a waiting period.
Hang in there! and contact me if you have further questions and...Read more »
Hey, first of all, it looks like you are missing one important form for adjustment of status. I offer a review service for an affordable flat fee which includes Providing your Cover Letters, Ensuring all supporting documents, fees and signatures are included and mailing the package.
Has no criminal record , couldn’t return to his country because of the hurricane , doesn’t have a “ return stamp” on passport . And has a baby by an U.S citizen woman . Also couldn’t make enough funds to return back home because he didn’t have a working visa .
The best thing you could do is hire your friend an immigration attorney. Unlike the criminal justice system, people facing deportation are not automatically given attorneys. The immigration system is complex enough that you absolutely do not want to proceed through it without one.
Yes, all immigrant visas that have yet to process at the consulates are suspended until further notice. However, the suspension can be lifted this month depending upon the discretion of the President. The challenge is that the President can limit interviews based upon the current epidemic, so he...Read more »
He can petition you, but you cannot adjust status for a long time. The fourth preference family visa category is an extremely limited quota of annual visas. This means that people must wait many years before they can immigrate as a sibling of a U. S. citizen. If he files for you, you will have...Read more »
I was not scheduled a biometric appointment due to office closure but i checked my case status and it shows fingerprints were added to the case! Does that mean there will be no biometric appointment? What about photographs?
If you are the principal applicant for the U visa and you decide to proceed to marry, the marriage will not impact your application nor the eligibility of your parents. As the principal under age 21 applicant, you will be eligible for the U-1 and your parents will be eligible for the U-4.
If DHS discovers that the issuance of a permanent resident status and U.S. citizenship was procured as a result of a willful misrepresentation or concealment of a material fact amounting to fraud then the U.S. citizenship can be revoked through a process called denaturalization. The former citizen...Read more »
I am a US citizen who wants to bring my father to live here with me from Iraq. He owes child support to my mother who lived in the US but has passed away. He can pay any money he’s due he just doesn’t know where to pay. What is the best coarse of action to be able to get him to the United... Read more »
My 24 year old brother has illegal status in the US. He was brought over when he was a newborn. Been here all his life and has his GED. Has never committed a crime. Unfortunately, he didn't apply for DACA. Everyone in the family is a US citizen. Is there a way for him to obtain legal status at... Read more »
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