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 »
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 »
You can file for divorce. If he won't accept service by certified mail/return receipt requested, then you'll have to serve him by personal service, using a constable, sheriff, or process server. After that, how you proceed depends on the facts of your case. You'd do well to discuss this in person...Read more »
You’d be better off checking with the bank. A work authorization, while it permits work and eligibility for a social security number, it isn’t evidence of lawful immigrant status. That lack of stability is likely to cause a bank some concerns.
They can marry. It will likely not help him directly on a path to legalization. But they can get married. If they want information on immigration possibilities they need to consult a certified immigration specialist, who very often is an AILA member.
Have you been here on an H1 for 6 years? If you are converting at that point your employer starts the process by filing a PERM. Then goes through recruitment then comes the 140, 145 then the petition to adjust.
Questions? Check with a local member of AILA--they tend to be specialists.
You would need an extensive consultation and evaluation with an immigration attorney to determine your options. Generally one would need a sponsor- either an employer or a qualifying family member- to get a green card. Hope this helps a bit.
Assuming it wasn't drug related I don't see why not, assuming you have no parole or probation currently. for anything. If you do your getting the passport would be violation of your probation or parole.. Check out the State Department guidelines.
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