My I-20 had a mistake for that reason the school had to change it but now the dates to start college will be to Spring, that will let me without an status, because my current B2 expires on October 4, 2023
It is indeed possible to apply to change your status from B2 to F1. In your particular situation, considering your B2 visa expiration date, it is highly recommended to file a Form I-539, Application To Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, before your B2 status expires on October 4, 2023. It is...View More
My mom applied I-90 Form to replace her Green Card in February 2022. Because her I-797 Notice of Action expired after 12 months, she received a stamp on her German Passport to be able to travel. She went to Germany and planned to return to Cincinnati on November 31, 2023. She now noticed that her... View More
If her passport with the I-551 stamp expires before she receives her new passport she should enter the United States with her new, current passport as well as her expired passport with the stamp. The stamp will still be valid in the expired passport. She will have to travel with both passports, her...View More
We have been together 2 years and both want to do duel citizenship living part time in both countries. We travel currently back and forth monthly and she has started getting questioned by TSA at immigration for the amount of time/trips to the US. What is the proper/easiest route for us to do this... View More
Neither the US nor the UK prohibit dual citizenship. Your partner can apply to become a naturalized US citizen without giving up her UK citizenship and you can apply for UK citizenship without giving up your US citizenship.
You should each retain an attorney who practices immigration law...View More
If your daughter, who is listed as a beneficiary under the F2B category on your I-130 petition, gets married before a visa becomes available, her application will generally be terminated. The F2B category is specifically for unmarried children over the age of 21 of lawful permanent residents. Once...View More
It is not appropriate to report a marriage for fraud without evidence of fraud. Cheating is not necessarily evidence of fraud in a marriage for immigration purposes. It is important to respect the privacy and legal rights of others, and to avoid making false accusations or engaging in harassment....View More
When it comes to child custody and relocation, it's essential to consult with a legal professional who specializes in family law in the relevant jurisdiction, as laws may vary depending on the specific circumstances and local regulations.
In Canada, if parents have joint custody of a...View More
I arrived in October 2020. My plan was to visit for 3 months and my then fiance now husband were planning to leave and re enter on a fiancé visa. We found out this wasn't necessary and we could go ahead and marry whilst I was here on my esta. We began a visa process to get my green card but... View More
I'm sorry to hear about your difficult situation. If your husband is unwilling to cooperate in the green card application process, there are limited options available to you. It is important to note that the green card process is a joint process, and both spouses must be involved. You may want...View More
Does the asylum-seeker have to report that they got legally married in any way to the United States government? Do they have to apply for a green-card by marriage or asylum by marriage or can they just continue to do it the normal way? Question asked because an asylum-seeker will marry a US citizen... View More
Once the asylum applicant is scheduled for an interview, they will have to update the officer on their changed marital status and should bring the marriage certificate to the interview. They can continue to proceed with the asylum application that they submitted and are not required to seek status...View More
I just received my notice of action letter for my biometrics appointment and while I was reading it I saw where it said I needed to bring a valid government issued photo id. I don't have any type of government issued id the only id I do have is my student id but I don't know if they will... View More
USCIS typically requires a valid government-issued photo ID for biometric appointments, but if you don't have a government-issued photo ID, you may be able to bring other forms of identification that include your photo and personal information.
There are no specific US laws or regulations that prohibit individuals on an F-1 visa from holding Russian stocks with a non-sanctioned Russian bank. However, you should consult with a financial advisor and ensure that you are complying with all relevant laws and regulations regarding foreign...View More
I’m 18 and currently trying to apply for US citizenship through my dad since he is a legal US citizen , I’ve lived in the U.S. since I was 3 months old. My biological mother is not a US citizen but I don’t know if she reported my birth at the consulate. I did not know I didn’t have... View More
To determine if you have a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA), you can start by contacting the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to your place of birth. They should be able to check their records to see if one was issued for you. You will need to provide your full name, date and place of birth,...View More
I am an international student that came to the USA on an F-1 visa. My visa expired in 2021 but I maintained residency in the US until I graduated from my nursing program. I have a work an employment authorization document for optional practical training, this permit expires on... View More
Most likely not, as it does not sound as though you have filed an I-130 petition for your sibling. In order for your sibling to be eligible for adjustment of status they would need to have an approved I-130 filed on their behalf and the priority date would need to be current at the time they filed...View More
You need to contact the closest U.S. Consular Visa Section to verify your LPR status and issue you a travel permit to return to the United States and then file I-90 to replace the lost federal document.
I would not recommend separating the I-130 from the I-485. I would file both (with the other forms) via mail (i.e. paper application). As to reviewing your application, there are many immigration attorneys that offer document review services. They charge per hour (usually in 15 minute increments)...View More
Paper-filing both cases together would be the preferred option. Consider also scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can evaluate fully your case to make sure there are no issues that you are overlooking. Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic,...View More
For example, the alien was deported after being convicted for drug trafficking then they reentered the US unlawfully/illegally and was then convicted of another crime and served 6 years in prison. Are there any grounds for the person to defend not being deported if they have a child to support who... View More
it is impossible to discuss this in the hypothetical; suffice to say that whoever has this issue needs an immigration lawyer experienced in 'crimmigration' because sometimes it is possible to do certain things with the conviction, after it has been entered. Much depends on the crime itself.
My mom applied I-90 form and is waiting for her green card to be replaced. She got the I-551 stamp on her passport, but she doesn’t have a physical green card (the USCIS has it). Can she still travel back to the US with her German Passport with the I-551 stamp on it?
Hi, I am currently working 6 months in my company and no plans to leave. I am an immigrant, they sponsored me to be here. Now they are asking me to sign a contract that binds me to work for them for 3 years or pay a huge amount of money. They said they sent it to me last 2022 but I have proof they... View More
It's important to consult an attorney for personalized advice. You may have the right to negotiate the terms of the contract or seek legal advice to better understand your options and potential consequences before signing.
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