Basically when I was 6 months old my parents brought me to the United States and overstayed their VISAS. Nobody in my direct family is a legal citizen, and I am at a loss for answers. I’m currently going to a CTA highschool and I want to go to university and college, but I have no idea how to go... Read more »
Hello - - I live in Las Vegas & I currently have a Green Card that I received through the Green Card Lottery in 2012. I am living with my Fiance (who has been supporting me) and I want to apply for US Citizenship this year. I have no employment history to indicate on the N400 Form because my Fiance... Read more »
You can write "unknown" if it is truly unknown - but with the current administration I'd be prepared for issues from it. If you have any contact at all with that side of the family, or anyone who may know, I'd reach out to try and get the right answer.
I want to apply for a fiance visa and got some questions.
We have been good friends before I left to US and then we became our relationship. We have been together for 5 years now and I just became a citizen and we met for the first time about a week ago. We couldn't meet because... Read more »
I went to every office for immigration paid for it and i have no idea about the paperwork and i want to ask the lawyer for a copy but dont want to tip off my ex wife so she doesnt try to stall my new marriage. She is also and immigrant with a work visa and i dont even know if it will be a problem.... Read more »
You can do a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for the I 130 and for any documents that you signed, but you will not be entitled to a copy of the documents she signed, such as the I 485, Application for Employment Authorization or Application for Advanced Parole, as those belong to her.
I currently have an F1 Visa and I'm attending school . My studies end in November/December but I'm relocating to another state. I've been married for 1 yr but We recently submitted for adjustment of status and got the I797 forms ..approved for processing . Can I quit school at this time with out... Read more »
You will not fall out of status when you quit school if your I-485 application is pending. It shouldn’t matter if you quit or not. We recommend that you keep the designated school official apprised of your plans.
This may pose a challenge but the good news is she may qualify for a waiver of inadmissibility if the drug possession was simple and was a one time thing. Discuss with counsel. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you.
More information is needed. It is important that you do not confuse the USCIS when completing your form. As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any unnecessary complications. Good luck.
When I applied for my green card, I was advised not to put my married name at the time of application, as I could request the exchange on the day of my interview. When the day came, I asked the interviewer to change my name and he said it was not possible. During the waiting period (long 13 months)... Read more »
At around 6 months old I was brought to the U.S illegally. I am now 15 years old. I fear for my future as I go to a very good school and I want to be able to have a future without worrying about my citizenship. I have records to prove my time in the United States. I have never broken the law and I... Read more »
Unfortunately, you are in the situation of a large number of young people who need a change in the immigration laws. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program) applies to your situation, but because of the President's executive order, no new DACA applications are being accepted....Read more »
If you have a two year green card you should apply to remove the conditions on your residence (Form I-751 if you received your green card through your US Spouse) 90 days before the expiration date on the card. Once that application is approved you will receive a 10 year green card.
I got advised when entering the USA at the airport 2 weeks ago, so I filled for reentry permit and now I want to go to Canada for 3 days before my biometrics. My concern is by crossing the border and reentering USA again Will I put my green card in jeopardy?
I am 49 yrs old. Been in us since i was 4 weeks old. Currently a permanent resident. Birth cert shows father as us citizen. Wouldnt i automatically be a us citizen? Parents are already deceased. And if i am a us citizen. How do i go about verifying or stating i am a us citizen. Do i not need to... Read more »
You very well may be a US citizen. However, there are a lot questions which need to be answered including: Were your parents married at the time of your birth? Was your father a US citizen at that time? How long had he been physically present in the US prior to your birth? How old were you when...Read more »
You can sponsor her under the family-based 2A category. The process takes about 2 years. However, if she is eligible for an H-1B professional working visa or an L-1 intracompany transferee, the process is much faster. Also, if you are eligible, you should apply for naturalization asap.
I’m going to married in 2 week. If I stop going to school and my I-20 got terminated. What should I do to apply a green card.? Or it is effects to apply a green card. Because I can not afford my school for now. But I’m planning to go back to school after, I get a green card.
You can apply for adjustment of status, and stop going to school.
Good news here if you overstayed a U.S. visa: While most people in your shoes are not eligible to adjust status (and must instead apply for their visa through consular processing, in their home country), your marriage to a...Read more »
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