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Q: initally a naturalized citizen.felony jail. To be deported now sayin not naturalized. If i marry can he stay

He was naturalized by his father and his mother was from england he has lived here for approx 30 years. Felony jail for 14 years now to be deported immediatley. If we marry can he stay or do i have to move away with him

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga answered on Jul 9, 2019

There is no guarantee of that; it depends on the felony. He needs to speak with an immigration attorney.

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Q: Does she qualify to apply for citizenship ?

Married 5 years, in the United States 3 years. He just became citizen, making her here for 3 and now currently married to a US citizen. Since he just became a us citizen does she still have to wait for 5 years due to him not being a citizens when they married or can she apply after the 3 years of... Read more »

Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb answered on Apr 5, 2019

You will still have to wait for 5 years as her Green Card was not obtained as a result of marrying a US Citizen.

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Q: my uncle was sentenced to seven years for heroin distribution, in 1984. Can he still get green card from his mom?

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Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman answered on Apr 30, 2018

No, because his conviction makes him inadmissible to the US. He should see a criminal attorney to see if there is any possibility of getting his conviction vacated.

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Q: I am on a H1-B visit to USA. My accommodation is borne by my client however my employer deducts the same from my salary?

My company is located in NJ,but i am working for a client in RI. My accommodation cost is reimbursed by the client, however my company deducts it from my salary. Please let me know if it is legal to do so.

Shan Dimitris Potts
Shan Dimitris Potts answered on Dec 1, 2015

You will have to look at your employment contract that you signed when joining in order to address this issue. Without seeing the contract it is not possible to say if that is legal or not. All the best.

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Q: Can I go visit my home country(Liberia), can I return without issue?

I hold a valid permanent resident card, but was denied citizenship.

Camlinh Nguyen Rogers
Camlinh Nguyen Rogers answered on Jun 14, 2015

Seek for opinions from an experienced immigration attorney. Good luck. www.aba-us.com

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Q: How can an adopted immediate relative gain citizenship. And how and the process.
Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford answered on May 20, 2015

Meet with an immigration attorney in provate to discuss the particulars of what you are trying to accomplish.

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Q: Can I marry a girl from Ireland who is visiting the USA while I'm going thru the asylum process? can she stay here

Can she live here legally as my wife as I wait for the outcome of the visa

Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford answered on Mar 27, 2015

Meet with an immigration attorney to discuss the particulars unique to your situation.

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Q: will my son be able to have visitation rights after applying for a green card?
Camlinh Nguyen Rogers
Camlinh Nguyen Rogers answered on Jan 16, 2015

The stated facts are insufficient to answer your question. Complete contact form on our website to learn how we proceed with your case. Good luck.

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