spur of the moment marriage... request change visa status was best way. Opinion? 1.5 year relationship, 3 visits, many trips, pictures, interaction with friends here. concerts, tours, mining for gems in mountains, beach trips, cruise to bahamas..... would age difference really ruin a solid... Read more »
It sounds like they must return together, as the best option, if she were to be deported.
For now, suggest you find an immigration lawyer and arrange a consultation to find out what other rights the mother has. If, for example, the US father abused her, then she may be able to apply for...Read more »
Hi, I am divorcing my wife after being married 30 days. She is from Kenya and entered the US on a K-1 visa. If she leaves the US, she will not be able to re-enter. My question is, which type of divorce (fault or non-fault) would be best in this scenario, where she will not be able to appear at a... Read more »
I have been married a month to my wife who I brought to the U.S on a K1 visa from Kenya. I'm seeking a divorce in SC where we were married, because I've become aware of communication between her and another boyfriend she has back in Kenya. She plans on going back to Kenya once she has U.S.... Read more »
Will he get deported to his home country? And will he be expelled from the university? He asked a girl to date and continuously tried to pursue her even after she refused. So, that girl put him in Harassment Second Degree case.
It depends on the wording of the statute under which he was convicted, especially if the statute involves any type of physical harm. To know for sure, he’d need to consult with an immigration attorney familiar with the criminal statute under which the individual was found guilty.
I want to marry him here then have him go back to canada to work until the visa is approved. How is the process different from marrying an American, such as in the way of acquiring a marriage license, etc.
Her mom came here illegally. But she (16) and her brother (18) were born here legally. Her mom is facing charges of deportation but I know if you are 21 you can apply for your parents to get citizenship. Would there be any options (even green card marriage if necessary)
I have an expired Japanese passport and a expired visa waiver that was issued in the US. I have been in the US for about 13 years. I'm married to a US citizen for 10 years. I first came to the US in 2003 stayed in the US for 3 years on the visa, went back to japan for about 8 months then returned... Read more »
Because you are married to a US citizen and entered lawfully, even though you overstayed, you should be able to apply for permanent residence in the US. You don’t state the type of visa on which you entered in 2003, but you might have to request a waiver for unlawful presence as part of your...Read more »
Yes, it may should you earn less than 125% of the poverty level established by the Department of Health and Human Services. This will depend upon your family size and current obligations. It is unclear whether you need or will need a joint sponsor.
I married my wife in February 2017. She was here on a K-1 Visa. She does not yet have a green card, but, we are in the process of doing an "adjustment of status" to get her one. I believe this "adjustment of status" had an "affidavit of support" form that was filed with it. The case is still... Read more »
This is a question best asked in the privacy of an office, since all of the facts remain unclear. There are things that you can do to withdraw the I-864, but you may want to think about it, since she can self petition, where there is arguable abuse. Whether she is approved is another matter; you...Read more »
I am married with an American citizen for 4 years with green card for 10 years, and have a 17 years son and want to apply for citizenship. Please confirm that my son gets the citizenship automatically with me as long as he is under 18 when I get mine. Do I get any proof of my son citizenship when I... Read more »
Incredibly difficult to prove and at the end of it all, unlikely to get you anywhere since there is something called sovreign immunity which says that decisions of who to investigate and when are left to police departments. Discrimination on an iundividual basis, not related to race, isn't...Read more »
my fiance is here on a 2yr visa as a teacher. we want to get married what are the requirements? aka. my income requirements? what kind of proof of relationship is required? how difficult is it? Im a 100% disabled veteran with unemployable status making $30,000 yearly.
You can check the income requirements on the USCIS website, although if it just the two of you without any other dependants you should be fine. Any and every proof of relationship you can gather will help, the more the better. It is not very difficult if the process is done by a professional. So...Read more »
After my husband received his green card I came home to an empty house with only the house key on table. I found an airline ticket to Philadelphia with his name on it. He has quit his job close our joint account. He typed me a letter about a wk ago stating he never loved me. All he wanted was his... Read more »
Save that letter because from the information you have provided that is all the proof you have. You can file a complaint with USCIS if that letter and stating what you have mentioned here, however it is better done by an immigration attorney. Many immigration attorneys including me offer free...Read more »
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