You, as the applicant, have the burden to prove with a preponderance of the evidence that you are not only an active member, but were kidnapped, jailed and tortured. You must also prove to the satisfaction of the USCIS that you are a citizen of that nation. You must prove a number of other facts,...Read more »
Immigration is Federal law. The decision for the court of appeals that covers Minnesota is consistent with other Federal Courts of Appeals. If you are a lawful permanent resident, then possible permanent disqualification from naturalization. You can be referred to immigration court for removal...Read more »
My fiancé and I have plans to travel to Hawaii for our honeymoon. She is not u.s yet but does hold an MN driver license until 2022. Can she just go with the driver's license? Do you think she will run into any issues upon entering Hawaii?
We will be moving in 2020 and are wondering the best route to take for him to enter the country. I do not think he will be granted a visitor's visa, therefore would the best route be a fiance visa or with a spouse visa?
Is the person you're referring to your boyfriend/fiance? If so, you can marry in Colombia and file a spousal visa petition. The process takes about a year and a half, so it that's the route you are going to take, it would make sense to file as soon as possible.
Please recommend that your friend contact an experienced immigration lawyer. She will need to file a spousal visa petition, but the specifics depend upon several factors such as: whether he entered the U.S. with a visa, how long he was here without legal status, whether he entered he U.S. more...Read more »
Hi. I have a asylum case based on religious ground. My religion is banned in my country. Police can arrest me, fine, confiscate belongings and put me in jail for practicing my religion which includes (possessing literature, participating in worship meetings and proselytizing or teaching someone... Read more »
My wife, who is a permanent resident’s 2 year green card expires on February 14, 2019. I’ve heard that when the 2 year green card expires that you have to reapply for the 10 year green card first before you can apply for citizenship. Is that true? Since you have to be married 3 years in order... Read more »
To petition for naturalization they say that I should demonstrate continues residing in the US for three years whennits through marriage. I’ve live in the US since March 2015 on a J1 visa. Got married in January 2016 and applied for green card. Received green card February 2017 and it expires... Read more »
From the time you became an LPR. (green card). You have a conditional green card, so you will need to apply to have the conditions removed no sooner than November 2018 and no later than February 2019. You can apply for citizenship in February 2020.
Hi - I am on my 3rd H1B Ext and up for renewal by end of this year and will be going through premium for my next H1B Ext. I have had this situation in Jan of this year which lead to a (shop lifting) misdemeanor ticket on me and had to attend the court. On the court day my lawyer went to the... Read more »
I see this question was posted under both criminal law and immigration law. I am a criminal defense lawyer. This question is primarily an immigration law question. Hopefully you'll get an answer from and-or consult an immigration law attorney about it.
That is all dependent upon his criminal history. I have represented many clients who were undocumented who were released without bail. However, he could continue to remain in custody if there is an immigration hold that prohibits his release.
The interference with a 911 call is a gross misdemeanor offense. He will need an attorney on that and likely will need an attorney to handle the immigration issue as well. He should not handle these on his own.
I have followed the instructions on USCIS website, I have filled forms I-130,I-130A,I-485,I-864 and I-765 and gathered all the required documents. I am tired of lawyers telling me stuff I can get on USCIS website and other sites and calling it free consultation. I need a free legal immigration... Read more »
There is some liability for an attorney to even review forms they’ve not completed; if something goes wrong, they could be held liable. It is thus unlikely that anyone would be willing to review them for free. You might try a non-profit agency that works with refugees and immigrants.
The I-193 is an application for waiver of passport and/or visa. It is to be used by a person who is a legal resident of the United States, to re-enter the United States without the person's passport and/or visa.
If your mother is not currently in the US, you can file an I-130 on her behalf,...Read more »
I filled out wrong that my daughter would adjust out of country but we want to do in USA but it was sent to NVC, how do I let them know she wants to adjust here her I-130 was approved and immediate visa is available (family )
The gentleman I'm wishing to marry is from Gambia but has been living in Rome Italy for almost 4 years. He has tired for Italian citzenship but without luck. I'm trying to see what is the quicker route for marriage. I have just recently divorced. I have visited him in Rome.
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