If your family has entered the U.S. with a B-1/B-2 non-immigrant visa and are wanting to change status to the E-2 status, you will need to first assess if the E-2 is applicable to citizens from your home country.
Then the proposed investment must be analyzed to determine if all the...Read more »
I highly suggest that you first obtain a copy of your father’s immigration file and then visit an experienced immigration attorney to properly assess the case matter to determine your father’s options. An online forum such as this one can only provide you with general guidance when you are...Read more »
What is the immigration question? He is allowed to divorce. If he is a lawful permanent resident, and ten years have passed since it was received, then your obligations to him seems over if there is further action by the Federal Government. He has been a lawful permanent resident for more than...Read more »
Like so many other answers lawyers give, it depends on her individual circumstances. In this situation, you really should sit down with an experienced immigration attorney who can ask relevant questions to determine the correct answer.
My mother is from Canada and met her now husband on a vacation to Texas in 2012. They fell in love and she stayed for 10 months. When trying to visit Canada together after 10 months, her husband was denied entry to canada and my mother denied return to the US for 6 months. After 6 months apart,... Read more »
If your mother lawfully entered the U.S. and if her spouse can present proof of U.S. citizenship then an adjustment of status with USCIS is possible provided that she is not inadmissible for other reasons.
By the way, the quoted legal fee of $15,000 is excessive.
Hello, my husband came here with a F1 visa, we met, had a kid and his visa expired. He got married and now we are applying for his Green Car. In the form I485 asks: have you ever violated the terms or conditions of your nonimmigrant status?. Since his F1 expired and he reminded in the USA, that... Read more »
The iteration of facts that you have posted seem to indicate that all conditions and terms of the F-1 status were not fulfilled. Hence, the answer to the question from the FORM I-485 regarding the violation of status is “yes”.
However, if you are a U.S. citizen filing an immediate...Read more »
My mother is always threatening me that she'll tell immigration to cancel my green card and stop me from potentially becoming a citizen, she's always threatening me that she's gonna send me back to Africa, and make me stay there for over the time the green card allows so I will lose my permanent... Read more »
You mother is abusing you. You should seek out the help of an organization that can help you file a VAWA, such as Catholic Social Services. Here is a list of organizations in Texas: https://www.immigrationadvocates.org/nonprofit/legaldirectory/search?state=TX
It will as far as you being the financial sponsor. You must show sufficient income to act as his sponsor, and if you cant meet that minimum, then you will need to find someone else who can act as the joint financial sponsor.
I was issued 221(g) in India in 2018 and granted the visa two months later without being asked any additional information. The form I received was in white color. I am still employed with the same company as the one during my that visa stamping. I will be going to get my visa stamped again and... Read more »
I am a 17 year old living in Texas who was brought into the united states illegally at the age of about 14 months, I have never had a father figure due to the fact that he abandoned my mother and I, a bit after my birth [in Mexico], and am really looking for a way to legalize myself due to the fact... Read more »
I came to USA 2014 with B2 visa to FL with my husband ..we applied form I130 and got granted to stay and apply for green card ..I applied for it 2018 in FL then we moved to TX where I received work permit card and ss card and travel document and later on we got a letter for an appointment at San... Read more »
My husband is an E2 dependent while I am the main applicant. He needs to apply for I-765 in order to get his EAD. My question is: on the I-765 they require the I-94 arrival/departure number for his most recent entry in the US and he needs to attach it to the i-765 application. Does he need my i-94... Read more »
My father became naturalized in early of 2014, so I was around 15 years of age. My mother however is not a citizen. I am a permanent resident green card holder. I started an application but didn’t want to complete and pay until I had more information.
You may already be a citizen. If that is the case you complete the N-600. If you are not a citizen you complete the N-400. Read the requirements for each to determine which application you should complete or consult with an experienced immigration attorney.
My husband is currently doing his Optional Practical Training and it will be finished this June. If we submit our marriage green card application before June, would he be able to stay in the US during the adjustment of status?
My husband is currently on an OPT and I am a natural born citizen. His OPT is expiring in June and we are trying to figure out what our options are after it expires. We were just married in December and are curious if there is a difference in the waiting time for a marriage green card if he has to... Read more »
I and my wife are currently working on H1B visa.My wife is exhausting her 6yrs by 03/02/2020 (also her I94 expiry) whereas I have approved I140 and eligible for out of cap extensions.Can I file for a change of status (from H1B to H4) and H4 EAD for my spouse concurrently and she can continue to... Read more »
She can file to change status from H1 to H4, yes. She may or may not be eligible for an EAD; she should consult with an attorney for more information on that. She can work in the US as long as she has permission to do so—March 2, 2020.
Joe had a right to walk around free until he got in a bar fight, was convicted of Assault, and sentenced to jail. A judge decided NOT to lock Joe up and instead put him on community supervision probation with a condition that Joe stays out of all bars...Read more »
Hi. I am an f1 at the end of the opt period with an EAD. I just married a US citizen and I am making the adjustment of status package when I realised that the EAD card somehow has my living mother alien number assigned instead of a new one. How do I go about correcting this while still applying for... Read more »
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