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 »
My partner and I want to get married. He does not have status in this country. I though am a U.S. citizen. We reside in Wayne County. Can we get married and is there a risk for him if we do get married ?
You can get married but it may not be the best thing to do depending on your circumstances. The best course of action is going to depend on facts you have not presented here. You really should make a consutlation appointment with a family immigration attorney.
You can adjust status because you are married to a U.S Citizen. Your success will be dependent on how the questions are answered, your background history, how the application is filled out, and other important factors that are considered by the immigration officers. If you are not sure what steps...Read more »
Family Law is governed by the State you or your children reside; Immigration law is Federal Administrative Proceedings and any attorney anywhere from within the US can represent you. I am an Immigration attorney in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with 15 plus years of experience and I am fully bilingual...Read more »
I see cases like this from the Philippines quite frequently. There is an effective strategy that can be pursued in 2 stages that will result in a successful outcome. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you. Discuss with counsel.
Came to country legally through marriage to a us citizen, I have I 94 and Had conditional green card, after being the in The us for about a year, end up divorcing my US citizen wife, Immigration accused me of sham marriage and out me under removal proceeding.
Each case is evaluated individually by a consular officer. Your previous military experience isn't likely to affect the determination as to whether or not the foreigner has immigration based intent, the key consideration when applying for a visitor visa.
I want to get a green card, I was born in Mexico and brought over to the US when I was 5 years old by my parents. My parents and I got travel visas and overstayed them. I just turned 20 years old and I didn't apply for DACA. I graduated from Highschool. Now I'm in a relationship with a US... Read more »
I would need more specific facts to fully analyze your case. If you do marry a US citizen, there is likely a path for you to gain permanent residency but the process depends on several factors. I recommend a full consultation with an immigration attorney.
No, but it doesn’t matter. You don’t need to send your 2016 W2, only your most recent one—ideally 2018 but you can still submit 2017 until the end of March. You can get transcripts of W2s at your local IRS office or online.
My wife and I got married February 15. Her J-1 visa expires March 5th. Is it ok if we file the I-130 form after her visa expires? Supposedly she gets a month after her visa expires, but we would like to know if we need to rush to get it done now (living a state away until her program ends in March.)
You first need to determine whether she is subject to the 2-year foreign residency requirement. Then what you file when will be based on whether you are a US citizen or permanent resident. Consult with an immigration attorney for a full analysis of your case.
I will be filling n-400 soon based on employment, at the 4 year 9 months mark.
I have been residing at the current address of last 6 years. I haven't been much out of the country much either. I am planning to travel out of the country for 2/3 months once my biometric is done. Is it ok... Read more »
A year ago, while I was filling an online medicaid application for my US citizen wife and my son , and me. I mistakenly marked yes that I am us citizen. However after I submitted the application I noticed that mistake and next day I call the department of health and humans services to correct this... Read more »
Answer "Yes" and explain on the attachment. Probably a good idea to prepare an affidavit as well, and see if you can get back-up from the state HHS agency. Hire a lawyer to help with this, it will make it less stressful and give you more control. Contact the state bar in your state for...Read more »
She cannot stay past the expiration date of her I-94. If you become a citizen, then she would not necessarily have to leave. There is no guarantee that she wouldn’t be deported, though. We suggest you speak with an immigration attorney about your case.
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