my friend has lived in the US pretty much his entire life. He was adopted by two US citizens when he was a baby and they brought him to the US as a baby. Hes had a few rough years and was convicted of some drug related stuff. He was contacted by immigration and they are trying to deport him. His... Read more »
This might seem odd, but the answer really boils down to one question: did your friend turn 18 before or after February 28, 2001 at 12:00 a.m.? If your friend turned 18 after this February 28, 2001 cut-off, (or was born after February 28, 1978 at 12:00 a.m.) he should be able to acquire citizenship...Read more »
Our son crossed the US border in Mexicali (October 2022). His court appearance in Fort Snelling is scheduled for February 2024. He was a beneficiary of I-130 filed in 2013; however, he doesn’t have 1-90 and we cannot apply for adjustment of status. He cannot apply neither for driver’s license... Read more »
First, your son should make sure that he keeps the immigration court updated on his address, as court dates can be changed, and the court notifies respondents of the change in court date by mailing hearing notices. If he fails to attend a scheduled court hearing, he will be ordered deported....Read more »
It is highly unlikely that the person will be deported under the circumstances you described. In the world of immigration law, shoplifting and other crimes of dishonesty are called "crimes involving moral turpitude" (CIMT). A conviction for a CIMT can indeed affect a person's...Read more »
I'm applying for a US Citizenship. I have a pending I-751 due to COVID and long delays. I had to get a travel stamp in my passport at the USCIS Office. At that time they took my expired green card and never returned it. According, the M-477 checklist the first requirement is a copy of my green... Read more »
As long as you are eligible for the N-400 at the time you file, yes you can submit it while the I-751 is still pending. USCIS will not approve the N-400 until the I-751 is approved; depending on your local office, both applications may be decided at the same interview so it is important that your...Read more »
my mom is undocumented. I recently saw that she can get a visa through her siblings since they were born here. However, both of them sponsored my aunties husband to get his visa. Can they still sponsor her? How long does the process usually take?
On July 18th I was cited for following a car too close as he was turning right in front of me on a 35E exit to pilot knob road which is a two-lane road. MN Statute 169.18(8)(a) I did end up closer to the vehicle than I, myself, would have preferred since the front car slowed to turn much more than... Read more »
The effect that this might have on your insurance rates depends on your prior driving record and your insurance company. There is no mechanism for tickets automatically coming off of your driving record absent some type of agreement with the prosecutor. I don’t necessarily expect it to affect a...Read more »
When a U.S. citizen adopts a 15-year-old foreign national, and the adoption takes place in the child's native country, are immigration benefits (allowing the adoptive parent to apply for a family-based U.S. visa for the child) conferred onto the child immediately or after a certain waiting... Read more »
This can get complicated and have a permanent impact upon the immigration rights of your cousin. A B2 visitor, even a B1 casual business visitor, will likely violate the terms of their visa status if they live, work and get paid on a visit.
Compensation, and/or remuneration to the cousin...Read more »
Fraud may be based on a misrepresentation of fact that was either intentional or negligent. You will need to assess your declaration with this definition in mind to determine if fraud did in fact occur.
Call the French embassy in Washington DC or Minneapolis Minnesota if there is one in Minneapolis, and start the process there. The staff employees at the consulate can tell you in about five minutes whether or not you qualify for French citizenship. I wish you the best of luck
Have you ever been arrested, cited, charged, indicted, convicted, fined, or imprisoned for breaking or violating any law or ordinance in any country, excluding traffic violations (unless a traffic violation was alcohol- or drug-related or involved a fine of $500 or more)?
My course was born in CA but she was taken to Mexico at a very young age and her name was changed in mexico all her records and school records are in a different name but she has her us social security and birth certificate but she has not reentered the county because she is scared they won't... Read more »
I am currently working as an au pair with a J-1 visa. I am getting married in September to a us citizen, and plan to submit our application for a marriage green card soon after the marriage. My J-1 visa is already expired, but I have DS 2019 that extends till January 2021. Will I be able to... Read more »
I am asking for the specific legal statute, case law or legal right I have as a US citizen. The reason for my question is it has been over 2 and a half years since we applied for her and her son to receive an appointment for their visas (IR1). I am uninterested in Coronavirus excuses as we had... Read more »
My biological father was a LPR, he was arrested in 1983 shortly after I was born. I was adopted. He was released from prison and deported back to the Dominican Republic in 1997. He is aware he will have to apply for readmission and fill out other paperwork.
You can sponsor your dad as an immediate relative but he may require a waiver. More facts are needed to determine if he would even qualify. You can sponsor your siblings but the wait time is over a decade.
Hi. I'm in the States with J1 visa right now and my American fiance and I are planning to get married here and adjust my status. Actually we had applied for K1 visa in March and were waiting for the approval but we just decided to get married here. So my question is should we cancel the K1...?... Read more »
I'm from South Korean and right now I'm in the states with J1 visa participating in Aupair program. I came here in May 2018 and after one year, I extended the program for one more year. So I was going to be done with the program in May 2020 but then Covid19 broke out. So DOS allowed... Read more »
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