Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, your wife can begin the petitioning process from abroad. There are some other timing issues, however.
While you are here on the F1, you could file a one-step adjustment of status (AOS) petition. You would stay here while the application is being processed and your wife would need to be here by the time the interview is scheduled. If, however, you leave and re-enter on the F1, you could not then file for AOS because of the immigrant/non-immigrant intent issue. If you leave, when...
Osarumwense Iyamu's answer It's in your best interest to renew your DACA since there is no guarantee as to the outcome of your green card application or how much time it would take to complete the adjudication of your green card application. Also, bear in mind that even with the best intentions there are no guarantees in marriage. Protect yourself and keep your DACA until you have the green card in your hands. Goodluck!
Carl Shusterman's answer Nothing for you to worry about. Although few attorneys are aware of this, when I was Trial Attorney for the INS in the early 1980s, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Bhakta v. INS that even a person with a non-working immigration status could run a business as long as he did not take a salary from the business.
Here's a quote from the decision:
"With the business investor provision, the INS recognizes that certain types of activity for profit do not adversely affect...
Carl Shusterman's answer Immigration law is one of the most complex areas of law. Selecting the right immigration attorney can make the difference between obtaining a green card or being forced to leave the United States.
Before you visit the attorney’s website, google him to see what others have written about him or her, especially former clients and fellow immigration attorneys. Check other search engines and rating services. Has he written blogs posts or produced videos regarding the specific problem that...
Hector E. Quiroga's answer They shouldn’t, no. That is only the case when someone is starting a new job. An expired green card does not mean a loss of residency; however, you should get your card renewed ASAP.
Joanne Reisman's answer This is an immigration question. Whether someone can enter the US either to immigrate or on a student visa is strictly an immigration question. In order to answer that question your family member will have to consult with an immigration lawyer and give the lawyer specific information which will help the lawyer determine what avenues this person has to legally re-enter the US. DO NOT DISCUSS SENSITIVE MATTERS IN A PUBLIC FORUM LIKE THE INTERNET. There is probably a way your family member can...
Michael Hajarizadeh's answer Immigration is a very technical sector of the law and there are several low cost organizations in the state that can assist with form preparation, you could contact The immigration court in Portland for possible referrals to some reputable agencies.
I would like to help answer your question, but I will clarify I do not regularly appear in immigration proceedings.
The I-130 petition is the petition someone with legal permanent status fills out in order to sponsor an alien family...
Kevin L Dixler's answer This is unfortunate. It can take three to four months, perhaps longer, before he may secure an advanced parole document to travel. It can take a year or more to return with an immigrant visa through the U. S. Embassy in Algeria. He must process through the USCIS, then then National Visa Center, then the Embassy, then enter the U. S. If there any additional complications, then there can be additional delays, where you may live away from each other.
Kyndra L Milder Esq.'s answer The first question is: What is your status? Whether you can sponsor your wife and the process for her immigration depends on your status. I suggest you contact an experienced immigration attorney near you and discuss your specific details so that the attorney can advice you of the alternatives.
Daniel Martin Hartzman, Esq.'s answer Without knowing more about your individual situation there is not enough information to determine whether or not you have enough hardship for a waiver to be approved. Waivers are extremely complex and difficult. I would strongly suggest working with an immigration attorney to prepare the waiver.
Shan Dimitris Potts' answer This is a complicated situation, the best option would be contact an immigration attorney to discuss this issue in private. You should not post this much information about your case online, it may be used against you. Many immigration attorneys including me offer free consultations, make use of the consultations. All the best.
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Shan Dimitris Potts' answer We have to see the complete agreement before we can advise you on this matter. Just going by the facts you have provided there seems to be no problem with it but there may be something mentioned in the agreement that you have not disclosed here which might cause a problem for you. I suggest talking about this matter to an attorney in private. Many immigration attorneys including me offer free consultations, make use of the consultations. All the best.
Shan Dimitris Potts' answer If you are on a fiance visa you are supposed to get married within 90 days, if you fiance doesn't want to marry you anymore you will have to go back to your country. If you overstay you might be having problems entering the US again. For the problems related to the baby I suggest you talk to an immigration attorney and a family attorney to help you with the baby problem. You can do a DNA test to find out if it was your fiance's baby. All the best.
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