Hi, me and my husband has attempted to send in our I-485 document twice now and have failed every time because of missing documents. We are filling our I-130 and I-485 concurrently. The I-130 has been submitted online and we are now trying to send in the I-485. Our I-485 packet now includes a check... Read more »
My girlfriend is a Colombian national who still resides in Colombia. I am a US citizen and we are trying to figure out if it is best for her to get K1 visa and us get married in US or we get married in Colombia and then I apply for visa for her
Currently I’m 22 weeks pregnant. My husband & I got into an altercation, it got physical on both sides. Now I was trying to defend myself (he left a variation of bruises on me, him on the hand only had one). I would like to press charges on him but he threatened me, he said that if I press... Read more »
Talk to a Texas-based immigration lawyer about whether or not deportation is a legitimate concern under current case law out of the 5th circuit as it relates to recklessness as a culpable mental state in the Texas assault statute.
A person can report a crime to law enforcement, but they...Read more »
My brother lives overseas and I would like to file for his family based immigration. I would like to know if I could file for his wife and 2 kids as well? I mean as a part of the same application. If not, what is the procedure to help his wife and kids also immigrate with him?
Hello, are you a US citizen? If so, you can definitely file a petition for your brother. When a visa becomes available, he will complete the consulate process and at that time he will add his wife and child as accompanying immigrants. Keep in mind that the sibling category for filing typically has...Read more »
Both married in Texas, not in agreement and without legal representation with two minor children under age 15 years of age. The mother is being tormented by this individual, should she do more than look for a lawyer to protect her and her children's rights?
An undocumented parent does not lose his or her parental rights by getting divorced in Texas. It is doubtful that getting divorced will precipitate a deportation. However, at the end of a divorce one party or the other (usually one of the parties' attorneys) is supposed to submit a form...Read more »
More information is needed. A question like this requires a careful review of the decision denying naturalization. What is clear is that she cannot travel nor obtain new employment without an unexpired lawful permanent resident card. As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or Zoom/Skype...Read more »
My income for last year was $18.000 however my current individual income is $35.000, I checked that my current income meets poverty guidelines and enough for sponsorship. However may I file to sponsor my family by reporting my last year income which is lower and does it affect sponsorship and... Read more »
You can file now and not wait until next year but USCIS may send you a request for evidence because of the lower income from the currently filed tax return (despite having a current income higher than the poverty guideline threshold). The request may request a joint sponsor (i.e. another person to...Read more »
Hi there ,I ve been deported from Miami airport on March 2017 ,trying to comeback again in Miami after a short holiday in sud America.Immigration stopped me at the airport and ask me several questions Till they found out I was working illigaly there using someone else NIE number.The immigration... Read more »
You may be eligible for a waiver. You must check eligibility for filing an I-212 waiver to enter the United States before the penalty period for the deportation order is complete. Depending on the reason for the deportation and whether there have been prior deportations, the penalty period can be...Read more »
Hi, I’m a US citizen and fiancé is not.He lived in the US for 2 years and had filed for asylum and before he got the interview the leader in his country was removed from power and situation had normalized so he went back a few months later.He did not notify the USCIS that he was leaving the... Read more »
There are two different ways to do it. He can come as your fiancé, and you can marry after he arrives. Then he can apply for a green card. You can marry him before he comes, then you can file an immigrant visa petition on his behalf as his spouse. When that is approved, he can apply for an...Read more »
I am currently on a F1 visa which will expire on July 23. However, I got married in March and filed I-130 and I-485. Now I am wondering whether I am violating any laws if I stay past July 23, while I wait for my green card. Please advice.
is expected to be 35K, if I report my last year income (18K) in affidavit of support does it affect sponsoring my family even though my current yearly income (35K) will be enough for sponsoring? Or I need to file affidavit of support next year? Thank you
Hello there, the USCIS will consider your previous tax returns and previous income since 2020 is still going on. You could include an employment letter showing your new job and your new expected income. However, I expect that you will need a joint sponsor for this application to be approved....Read more »
I'm a German Citizen with my 3rd E2 Visa working and living in the US. My Visa will run out next year in February. On 11.11.2018 i got married to my wife which is an US citizen. Since we are almost married for two years we are planning to apply for my green card now. We have not applied for... Read more »
You can be issued the 10 year resident card if at the time that USCIS adjudicates the FORM I-485/I-130 you have been married to a U.S. citizen for at least 2 years. You do not have to wait until November 2020 to file the request for adjustment of status in that USCIS does not adjudicate a request...Read more »
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