I’m married to US citizen and filed for adjustment of status and employment authorization. At this point I have my I-797 receipt notice and have done the biometrics. My home country drivers license, passport and US visa are valid. Can I drive in the state of NH while I wait for my EAD?
Most states require you to obtain a state driver's license after being a resident for a particular time period, it could be 10 days to 6 weeks. Non-Citizens can have US state driver's licenses. This case arises under traffic ticket law. You need to discuss with an attorney in your...View More
Yes, your sister who is a U.S. citizen can apply for you to become a permanent resident (obtain a Green Card) through a process called Family-Based Immigration. There are different categories of Family-Based Immigration, and the specific category that your sister would apply under would depend on...View More
A US citizen sister can sponsor her sibling for a green card, but the wait time to get a visa is roughly 12 to 13 years, and if you are in the United States and want to adjust status, you have to be in a valid status in order to file for adjustment. If you are out of status at the time your visa...View More
Your father who is in possession of an expired resident card remains a permanent resident until such time that he voluntarily surrenders his status or an immigration judge issues an order rescinding his resident status.
Your father is not in “proceedings” until a “ Notice to Appear”...View More
If you submit the FORM I-485 with USCIS or the DS-260 with the National Visa Center you do not impact your existing J-1 or J-2 status but you will not be eligible to receive the non- immigrant J-1 or J-2 visas again in that you have expressed an intent to immigrate to the U.S.
We are UK citizens and due to come to the states in March of 2020 on a work visa with my company. Can my wife and kids move to the states in September for schooling and then be joined by me when my transfer is complete in March?
we were advice not to enter the US unless the court drop the warrants because he will be picked up by ICE from the airport and maybe issue a deportation proceedings. Now his green card also expired last year while he still out of the US . it has been over 4 years out of the state,
Not likely. You need an enhanced driver's license to cross the border. New Hampshire is starting to issue REAL ID compliant driver licenses but that is not the same as an enhanced id for cross border travel.
Hello,my name is xxx, I'm 19 years old,almost 20, I won green card in the lottery and now I'm living in United States ,but I'm here alone and I would like to make something to bring my brother here, he is 20years old,almost 21.We are from Republic of Moldovă and have also Romanian citizenship.
You can only file a visa petition for your brother once you become a US citizen. You most likely would do that through a process called Naturalization. You will have to have your permanent resident card for nearly five years to file Naturalization. Even then the process for getting an...View More
My US citizen husband just passed away while my N-400 is still pending. I possess a 10-year green card. How his passing would affect my naturalization application? I had my finger printing. I did apply for the 3-year rule before we were married for 3 years, but not due to his passing do I need to... View More
If an immigrant has been doing routine monthly check ins at ICE, and they are detained and taken into custody from that check in, are they allowed to make a phone call to notify waiting family member? Their lawyer if they have one? Or can ICE just make them disappear in one door and nobody knows... View More
I am a lawful permanent residence since 5 years, and I gained my green card through work. Now I am applying for US Citizenship. My current Indian passport has expired. So Is it necessary to renew it? After getting a green card in August 2012, I have only visited India once (for 30 days in 2014) and... View More
The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) supports the Department's mission to secure the nation while preserving individual liberty, fairness, and equality under the law. CRCL integrates civil rights and...View More
The process gets tricky when you get married on a visitor visa, but with the help of an experienced immigration attorney you can get your green card in about 6 to 8 months since your spouse is a US citizen. So the first step would be to talk to an immigration attorney and get started with the...View More
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