I have no basis or reason to ask other than someone that was married in Italy said when they came back home they had to go to JP to remarry, PA would not accept their marriage as legal.. I dont know why. I am planning a romantic fall marriage in Italy with my fiance and we will reside in in PA... View More
In general, if a marriage is legally valid in the country where it took place, it should also be recognized as valid in the United States, including in the state of Pennsylvania. However, there are some limited circumstances where a foreign marriage may not be recognized as valid in Pennsylvania....View More
You can either file a K-3 marriage visa which does use the form I 129 (and also the form I 130) or you can file a stand alone I 130. The first would take minimally 6 months to a year, and once approved would give your wife a marriage visa to come to the US. Once she is here, then you would file...View More
I was contacted by the Ward Gethin Archer law firm in London England that I received a 22k inheritance from a distant family member. Turns out its legit as my uncle and two cousins opened a new bank account and threw a few hundred in and each received the same amount of money evenly. They gave... View More
First, the question needs to be asked by the prospective client needing the representation. Second, it needs to be asked of a French advocat rather than a US lawyer, and Justia is only visited by American lawyers. Third, this presents no International Law questions, but is best presented to a...View More
Yes. Get a lawyer, and file a petition with the court to modify custody to allow the trip because it is good for the child due to family connections, cultural expansion, religious reasons, or other benefits to the child. Be sure to read any prior custody agreements or orders first. Forget it if the...View More
I am an American dating a Canadian. He wants to move to America after he finishes high school to go to college in two years. Then in four years or so, he had plans to propose and us get married. Could you please explain what he would have to go through to get citizenship rights? Everything from... View More
If he isn't finished HS the liklihood of his staying constant is slim and none. Also he'll pay more for college here. He would only get a green card some time after you are married and your marriage is determined not to be a sham. The fact he is talking this way--and not about you...View More
I moved to the USA 12 years ago (when I was 12), and when my father became a citizen ( I was 15 at the time) he applied to adjust my status and I became a resident. I received my green card 5 days before my 18th birthday. I have been trying to understand, but I have read that I already became a... View More
If you are still maintaining your green card you will be able to apply for naturalization. Having a US citizen father does not immediately make you a US citizen unless you were born in the US. Talk to an immigration attorney to help you get started with the naturalization process. Many immigration...View More
I heard from someone that if you became a citizen and checked of on the application that tou won't join the army if drafted but own a gun or guns you can be deported. I know it sounds silly but I would feel much more comfortable about excersizing my rights as a citizen.
The draft ended in 1973. If this is a problem for you, go see an immigration attorney about this.
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