I have both an Indian and an EU passport. I already have the student visa on my Indian passport but would like to relinquish my Indian nationality, which means that I’d have to get a new visa. However in my last us visa application form I found out that i didn’t indicate my EU nationality.
Check with you school and see if they can assist you. Otherwise, if you leave the U.S., you would have to get your new passport stamped before re-entering the U.S. In either case, for accuracy purposes, you should notify USCIS of the omitted information.
The answer depends on numerous factors such as: what he was charged with, whether he has been convicted, whether he has an ICE hold (or has been referred immigration court), and, if so, whether he has any form of relief for which to apply. That would depend on criminal record, how long he has been...Read more »
You will need to find a lawyer who can tell you what your options are. It might be possible, for example, to ask the Immigration Court (Charlotte, I'm guessing) to consider reopening the case, to allow you to go forward with visa processing for your husband. In any event, you'll need to start...Read more »
We are both currently in the States at the moment. BUT my question is do we apply for the I-130 form only or can we apply apply to both I-485 and I-130 concurrently at the same time? (My husband entered on a visa this trip to the States (valid for 10 years)). However he will be travelling back to... Read more »
Since he entered on a visa, you can file concurrently. But, since he is leaving on December 1, this will not be enough time to obtain the advance parole document that he will need to return to the U.S. As such, the I-485 would be deemed abandoned and he would have to consular process to complete...Read more »
Then or now? Then, usually nothing. Now---could be problems. You may be better off leaving, then returning properly. If they catch you & toss you you'll have problems getting in. Suggest you contact an attorney who is a member of AILA or a certified immigration specialist by the Pennsylvania Courts.
My case happened about 5 years ago and it was my first offense it was a deferred prosecution. I payed retribution for it and ever since then I have not had any other criminal offenses. I want to become a citizen but I’m afraid that it will cause me to be denied. I hope to get an answer to... Read more »
She came here in 2011 on a student visa. we married sept 2015. she left for gradschool in August of 2016 and left the mariage in Nov 2016. She is trying to claim I abused her (which I did not) to get citizenship under the Violence Against Women Act. I have tried to divorce her but she has been... Read more »
Currently I'm on H1B for Cognizant technology. Client is Wellsfargo Bank. working on same project, same role, same location from last 5 years. My i-94 is valid till Oct 15,2018. H1B extension has been filled with USCIS California Center waiting to get result. I have i-140 approved.
he was arrested with minor charges a year ago but case was dismissed. he graduated high school with a 4.2 gpa. im planning on getting married next june and need to know if he will have to go back before we get married. and if he does will the record that got cleared still show up and affect his... Read more »
J1 and J2 Visa Holders may have the 2 Year Home Residency Requirement, that would prevent the ability to get a Green Card, unless the requirement/restriction is waived. The Visa Restriction should be looked into first, and if it exists on the J1/J2 Visa, this usually...Read more »
We are non-immigrant aliens here (not illegal) and my mother has been engaged for a while to an american citizen. I am her dependent on the visa that we have, but I am about to turn 21 in the beginning of next year and loose my status under her’s. If she gets married before then, can she apply... Read more »
Your mother can petition for you once she becomes a resident. The process will take longer once you turn 21. It can be done outside the US. We recommend that you speak with an immigration attorney before you leave the US to see what your options are based on your particular circumstances.
If he is deported and out of the US, then depending on where he is, getting custody or a divorce will be very difficult because it will likely be expensive and difficult if not impossible to get him properly served. Your best bet is to consult with a local family law attorney who can review your...Read more »
I was arrested in 2003 for animal cruelty. Main reason was a dog got behind me and I was scared so I kicked the dog and it ran into the streets and got ran over by a car. I have the right to protect myself is all I was doing. I stay a day in jail and was released the next day. I went to court a... Read more »
Regarding the animal cruelty issue: it will depend, first of all, on the statute under which you are charged. Also, you say you pled guilty and that your case was dismissed. If you pled guilty, your case was not likely dismissed, and there were likely charges. You will want to consult with an...Read more »
I'm currently a Daca recipient that is married to a US citizen, and currently in the process of becoming a resident. At the moment I'm waiting to hear back for my visa waiver. My grandmother is having a life or death surgery and I need to travel to my country ASAP.
I’m a lawful permanent resident and it’s already over 4 months that I’m not in USA , working from my home country. I’m leading a team overseas and still have a couple of months left until I finish my project. I continue getting paid from American company and pay taxes each month even if... Read more »
If you remain outside the US for 180 days, there will arise a rebuttable presumption that you have abandoned your permanent resident status. Bring a letter from your employer about your 6 months temporary assignment abroad in order to overcome this presumption.
My wife is currently a conditional permanent resident who immigrated here on the K-1 fiance visa (after filing form I-129F). We're coming up on the time to file form I-751 to remove the conditions on her permanent residency, for which we need to provide evidence reasonably proving that we've been... Read more »
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