My father petition to me when he was a resident and I was still legally married . Then around 2008 I got a divorce and than went to my consulate interview a year later. they denied me for being married , and considerate it fraud to divorce my ex so soon to my interview. Also I did Provide proof... Read more »
I have an H1B denial and what is best to do in this case? MTA or MTR? What is the hope that the denial could be converted to Approval for a denial cause of specialty occupation for an Technical Recruiter working in an IT Staffing firm?
An appeal asks a different authority to review the same facts in a case in hopes of coming to a more favorable decision. A motion to reopen is made when new facts have become available. It is made to the same authority that made the original decision.
I was caught shoplifting back in may 2017 I was given a citation and I attended to court and paid the fine.I was never got finger printed..It was a first degree misdemeanour ..I don’t have any other any other criminal cases on me..I was on probation for 3 months after the court date which ended... Read more »
I was born on a US Military base in Okinawa Japan. I was told that my US birth certificate was missing and they reissued my Japanese birth certificate but not my US one. My mom who was a Japanese citizen divorced my US citizen father, changed our names remarried and we ended up in the US on a... Read more »
you need to get your base hospital records. Your record may also have been registered with the service and /or the consulate under your dad's name. If the divorce happened when you had returned to the US, for that transit you would have had a passport, or at least a travel document. For that...Read more »
This depends on a whole cascade of issues. Short answer is "yes, but it depends" and "maybe yes, maybe no." If you are asking for yourself you need to contact an attorney who is a member of the AILA or is under Pennsylvania Court Rules a certified Immigration Specialist.
I'm Vietnamese. I've just got married to a US citizen in February 2018 and I'm in the process of waiting for my green card. I plan to go back to Vietnam for 1 month to visit my mom because she's really sick. The trip will be in December 2018. The USCIS has issued me an OPT/EAD card with Advance... Read more »
It is more than likely that you will not have issues coming back in, based on what you said. You may or may not have unlawful presence; based on what you said, it’s unclear. If you do, leaving will not trigger the 10-year bar under the circumstances. So if you are otherwise admissible—no fraud,...Read more »
never worked on H1B pursuant to H1B approval notice.
My H1B petition was approved on 12/6/17 as COS and at that time I was out of job. I filed for H4 and received receipt dated 1/19/2108. Now on 7/27 I interviewed and was offered a full time role at a global bank. Can there be any possible... Read more »
This is a gray area. The immigration team is correct that if you never "activated" your H-1B by working for your H-1B employer for even one day, then it is questionable whether you ever technically held the H-1B status and were counted against the cap.
My step father (a legal immigrant whom has a green card) of 28 years, id like to adopt me. I just like him to legally be my "dad" because he is the only father i know and we have been very close my whole life. How to go sbout and what steps to take.
Your situation is not uncommon, and it's great that you both would take this formal action to solidify your relationship. Often your local court of common pleas (the big courthouse in your county seat) has forms that you can obtain and use as a guide. Contact the "Prothonotary" of your local...Read more »
I'm trying to get a second citizenship and they will not accept my pennsylvania marriage license duplicate certificate. They want either another document proving our marriage, or an affidavit stating the duplicate certificate is an official document and there is nothing else. The courthouse we got... Read more »
Ask the courthouse to provide you with a certified copy of your marriage certificate.
More information is needed. When you say you are being filled by your stepfather, what is the filling? There are ways you can add your baby to an existing petition with the USCIS and it depends on what kind of petition it is. Talk to an attorney in private.
The family home is taken over by the gang. The couple is elderly and in poor health. They have no home to return to. The couple are Jehovahs Witness. They have family residing legally in US. Unfortunately the family has no funds to apply through a legal firm for the Asylum
Possibly. They should contact non-profit organizations such as Nationalities Service Center or HIAS for assistance preparing an asylum application. Also, some private lawyers take pro bono cases depending on the facts or circumstances.
I have a friend who is a foreign national that has been married for two years and has a son with an American citizen. The husband had an affair and became very psychologically abusive. (He also strangled his mistress and faces felony charges in another state.) Once my friend got a restraining order... Read more »
She should see if she can qualify for representation by the legal assistance agency in her county. If not, sometimes the bar association in the county has a panel of lower cost attorneys available to assist in matters, although perhaps not immigration. Sometimes local domestic violence...Read more »
Any petitions filed prior to changes in an immigration laws (and Trump can’t change them on his own) should be honored. Your father cannot petition your sister because she is married. If he becomes a citizen he can.
We had been married for almost 5 years and today my husband told me if I get divorce of him probably the judge will give him full custody of the child because he has a car, full time job and he is a citizen. I said we both are paying for the car but he said but the car is only on his name is that... Read more »
The fact that your husband has a full-time job, a car and is a citizen does not mean that he will get custody of your child. He's obviously trying to frighten you into not filing for a divorce. You really should consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area to discuss your rights and...Read more »
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