Kelli Y Allen's answer Yes, she can request a tax identification number from the IRS that you can use in lieu of a social security number when filing taxes. I do not know how long it takes to get that number assigned.
Kelli Y Allen's answer My recommendation is to contact the police and press charges. If he is arrested, local law enforcement will notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) if he does not have legal status. Even he he has legal status (unless he is a USC), certain criminal convictions could cause him to be placed in removal proceedings. You can contact ICE to let them know you believe someone obtained an immigration benefit by fraud, but with such a backlog of cases already in the system, they are not...
Kelli Y Allen's answer Without knowing why the K1 was in administrative processing, there's no way to predict whether the same issue might arise with a spousal visa petition. I suggest working with an experienced immigration attorney to handle the visa process to ensure that everything is filed properly and and sufficient supporting documentation is submitted. Longer processing times often result if there is too little evidence of the bona fide relationship.
Kelli Y Allen's answer This can make it difficult for USCIS to "put the pieces together" and confirm that she is the same person. She will need documents that connect the names to each other (could be her birth certificate, marriage certificate, passport); anything that will provide proof that it is the same person with two names. Be prepared for USCIS to ask for DNA testing to prove that you are actually brothers. We've been seeing that come up a lot more lately.
Allen C. Ladd's answer OK, if your parents became US citizens -- or either one of them did -- before you turned 18, you acquired US citizenship automatically. You need to file Form N-600 to get a Certificate of Citizenship. Check the instructions for the fee-waiver document, Form I-912, to see if you can get the filing fee waived. These forms, and their instructions, are available at a helpful USCIS website, www.uscis.gov/forms. Good luck, friend.
Allen C. Ladd's answer Do this through visa processing. Your parents cannot really come here as visitors and then file I-485, as it could be viewed as a fraudulent entry with "immigrant intent" -- which is contrary to the appropriate visitor intent. Please take it slowly and do visa processing. So, Form I-130 for EACH parent, then USCIS approval, then National Visa Center and immigrant visa application (Form DS-260 and supporting docs), then visa interview (Montreal consulate), then approval and 6 months to use...
Allen C. Ladd's answer Sorry, not possible to answer with the limited information given. In any event, you would do best to schedule an appointment with an experienced immigration attorney, someone who handles deportation (aka "removal") cases.
I located you in Mabank, TX. You have options to find lawyers in Tyler, Waxahachie, Corsicana, etc. And of course the DFW Metroplex. Call the Texas Bar in Austin, on its toll-free number, and see if they can refer you to someone quickly.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer One cannot simply apply for a work authorization; there has to be an underlying basis for it. If you have that basis, then working prior should have no impact on your ability to apply for a green card. If you have no other basis to apply for a work authorization, you might as well apply for the green card, all other factors being equal. It is possible to apply for work authorization while your green card is being adjudicated.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer In and of itself, your wife’s departure from the US prior to finishing her education should not negatively impact your immigration history. It is important to let both the school and DSO know that you are leaving.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Without knowing why you were banned, it’s hard to say. Usually, though, you have to wait out the 10 years, unless you have a qualifying relative through whom you can request a waiver.
Hector E. Quiroga's answer The law enforcement agency is only supposed to hold the inmate up to 48 hours, not including evenings and weekends. If ICE does not come, the inmate should be freed, as long as s/he has fulfilled all legal obligations with the law enforcement agency.
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