I filed I-130 for my mom after she came to me on her tourist visa. But I did not file I-485. After her I-130 was approved in 9 months, she had to leave the US in September 2017 to continue the process of green card in Ukraine at the embassy. At JFK airport she did not get any stamp in her passport... Read more »
More specific information and an in person consultation and document review are critical to obtaining enough information to provide you with meaningful advice. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can...Read more »
More information is needed. A child must have been admitted as a lawful permanent resident, among other grounds in order to claim "derivative citizenship." It may be a "certificate of citizenship," not necessarily a "certificate of naturalization." Each require different applications.
a person A is currently in the US on a J1 visa. a person B is currently in the US undocumented after overstaying their Q1 visa. If A and B get married, can B apply for a J2 visa without leaving the US and do they have good chances of approval?
I have been married for a year and some change now and have not consummated my marriage. I already filed an 1-130, but do not want to continue the process. Is there anyway that I could get an annulment? Will i still be financially responsible if I get a divorce instead of an annulment?
Thank you for your question. I'm sorry that your marriage is ending. There is no time limit wherein an annulment must be filed. You can file for an annulment at any time during the marriage. As such, you are free to certainly do so if the relevant factors are present. Fraud is one such factor. With...Read more »
My husband file a I-797c last year in October. Now he is in ICE detained center. Two days ago we got a letter from home and security saying they reviewed and accepted his application and yesterday they sent another notice giving him a date for his biometrics. Today his immigration lawyer calls me... Read more »
I’m a green card holder and can apply for citizenship in 2 years. My mom currently lives with my sister abroad. My sister will come here or go to Canada for college on an F1 visa. I want my mom to be able to move here too as she has no one else left in that country. If my sister studies here, can... Read more »
It is a complicated process. First, you can’t petition for your mom until you are a citizen. Your mom can try to come as a tourist, but the amount of time she will be allowed to stay is limited, and the government will likely be suspicious that she will overstay and apply for a green card once...Read more »
The person came into the country 60 years ago, thinking that their middle name was their first name. All of the documentation they have in America is under their middle name, including their social security card. Now they are having issues getting a state id, and new SS card, because the birth... Read more »
I am not sure that you can go back and change a name on a birth certificate, but the person could certainly file in the court where they live for a name change. Once they have the legal name change then they shouldn't have a problem with getting state ID or social security. After they get the...Read more »
I started working in USA as a manager from January 2017 (on L2B -EAD) and before that I was working in India with the same employer (subsidiary) since 2014 until I moved to US in oct 2016). I applied for EAD after I moved and it was approved on dec 28th 2016 and joined US parent company immediately... Read more »
Do not even think of doing this on your own. That is not a good way to do anything. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can have grave consequences and even prevent you from obtaining immigration...Read more »
I am in USA on H4 visa with EAD which will expire next month. While on EAD I self published a book on amazon for which I earn royalty. Do I need to extend my EAD to continue earning Royalties on my book. Can it be considered a passive income which I can earn being on... Read more »
Are you trying to petition them on a fiance visa? If so, the requirements are quite a bit different than that. There is no such $10,000 requirement and often such requests are earmark of a visitor visa scam. The US Embassy in Philippines is unique in its financial requirements for immigrant based...Read more »
I married my husband (us citizen) in Jan 2015. got my first GC in dec 2015. filled for the second GC in Nov 2017. got the first letter for 1 year extension. after got another one for 18 month. will be expired end of jun 2019. we separated in Nov 2018 and I changed the state. we are... Read more »
You really need to retain one of the few attorneys that practice both immigration and matrimonial law. Your question requires an in person consultation to obtain meaningful answers. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What...Read more »
There is an insufficient factual basis to answer your questions and address your concerns. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can have grave consequences and even prevent you from obtaining...Read more »
If petition is pending and visa bulletin is current, Wht is the option, if someone is outside not in the USA, can lawyer help any option or just wait for approval, Bcz uscis processing time is slow and visa bulletin moving fast
There is a great deal more to immigration than simply filing out forms, especially with immigration law changing almost daily. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can have grave consequences and even...Read more »
She will be done with her program in August. She does not qualify for the 2 year residency so she is good to stay. Should we get married before her Au Pair Program ends so we can get ahead with all the paper filling or should we wait until she finishes her program?
Adjusting status on anything other than a K1 fiance visa is a complex process. There are several forms and supporting evidence which must be submitted perfectly to be successful. You should contact an experienced immigration attorney for assistance.
While no one can say with absolute certainty, since these are crimes of moral turpitude the chances of deportation are very high. The only realistic chance he has, if you want to and are able to help him is to retain an experienced immigration attorney. You should bring all documentation pertaining...Read more »
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