I am currently unemployed. My mother is co sponsoring my fiancé in his process for his green card. I’m interested in obtaining pre natal Medicaid but I’m unsure about how to go about the process since he legally can’t work right now?
I applied asylum about 3 months ago unfortunately I have a dismissed case that happened 3 years ago. It was a controlled substance. I did not find guilty nor I paid any fine. Would that still effect my asylum case ?
You will need to provide proofs of disposition of said case and be up front with the history when you apply or are being interviewed for asylum. The USCIS officer will look at the totality of your case and the evidence you presented to determine whether you are eligible. Sometimes, there are...Read more »
I got my conditional green card in 2016. i applied for a waiver to remove contion in 2018 as a result of domestic violence and this was approved. presently it has been 3years of been a green card holder can i apply for citizenship or i have to wait for 5 years because presently i am divorce from my... Read more »
In your scenario, the spousal naturalization provisions are applicable if the conditions on the resident status are removed based on an approved battery or extreme cruelty waiver of the joint filing requirement for Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence (FORM I-751). In these types of cases you...Read more »
Your father must naturalize before your 18th Birthday in order to derive citizenship from him. You must have reached18 years old on or after February 27, 2001. Otherwise, you must qualify for citizenship by naturalization.
Some who file for naturalization are not only denied, but placed in...Read more »
I recently went for a i-485 interview for 1-130 application (by my wife) and the officer asked me if i had ever received a notice to appear before and i said no because i never did. She informed me that i had one on file for an application for that my ex wife put in for me about 3 years ago and was... Read more »
If you were sent an NTA and never responded because you didn't receive it, you might be able to have an experienced immigration attorney re-open the case and adjust your status in removal proceedings so that you can stay. You need to hire an experienced immigration attorney as soon as possible....Read more »
I’m married with my US citizen wife about 5 years and planning to get her my home countries citizenship through marriage. is there any restrictions for US citizens to obtaining another countries citizenship through marriage ?
I have been a permanent resident for over 5 years, and I am applying for my US citizenship. I also recently got married to a US citizen, and I want to change my last name to his. The easiest way to do it is thru n400, how does that work? What is the step by step process with getting my name changed... Read more »
If you got married and took your spouse's last name you would then change all your legal documents such as, social security card, driver's license and your immigration identification. There is a form to do so and it lists the required evidence.
Need some advice please. My brother ran to Mexico to avoid getting arrested about 17 years ago. A year after being in Mexico he met his common law wife. He had my niece who is now 16. My brother never put his name on the birth certificate as he was illegally in Mexico. Last year his common law wife... Read more »
Your niece might already be a US citizen. We recommend you speak with an immigration attorney to confirm. Even if your brother’s name is not on the birth certificate, a DNA test would show the relationship.
The short answer is yes, a felony will affect a person's immigration documentation status, but if the criminal/juvenile charges have already been resolved, there is not much you can do about the situation. Talk with your attorney. Good luck.
I am currently eligible to apply for citizenship; however, I just finished my college degree this past month. I've held a job for the past 4 years, but recently left that job back in July to focus 100% on completing my degree and to look for jobs in my new field. My question is: will applying... Read more »
Hello, I’m from Texas and my boyfriend is from Dominican Republic due to income earnings I don’t think it would meet requirements ! I have two kids and he has one ! I’m taking a trip down to Dominican Republic in 2 months would it make it easier if we just get married over there ? My annual... Read more »
My name is Nivesh Pandya and I am currently waiting on the H1-B approval notice. I am not sure if it is safe to travel to Port Aransas as my current immigration status F-1 is valid only till Oct 18th. Can you please suggest if I should travel to port Aransas?
I was in the court for deportation proceedings and my relief was based on asylum but I haven’t filed yet. Can I go ahead and marry my Girl and change my status or I have to still file for asylum. Aside, how soon do I have to ?
Hi you can not change status since you are in removal proceedings with the immigration court. You should marry your GF and ask her to file family based petition for you. At your next Master Hearing with the court, file your asylum application and tell the judge that you are now married and your...Read more »
A member of our community is currently in jail for Fraud use /Poss. of ID, Failed to ID, and ICE hold. Before that event, he was on an ICE bail. He entered with the United State with a different name. He is now married to an American citizen and 2 kids (with different mothers). He has a currently... Read more »
The last I heard, in America everyone who has any income from any source is required to file an income tax return--regardless of the amount of income. Why? Because if the IRS left it to taxpayers to decide whether they had earned enough to have to file a return, no one would ever file.
She is disqualified for a non-immigrant F1 student visa, where she has immigrant intent for the purposes of the visit. Such action can suggest misrepresentation, which can indefinitely bar her from lawful immigration.
I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent...Read more »
My husband does not have a SSN and is not authorized to work in the US. We are in the process of applying for his green card but still not been approved. I receive SSI & Medicaid. I reported my marriage to my husband immediately after getting married but the rep told me that since he wasn't... Read more »
This seems a bit more complicated. More information is needed. Do you have a joint sponsor? Your husband should qualify for work authorization if he is eligible to adjust status. If not, due to complications with filing, it seems like you need an attorney, soon!
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