Kevin L Dixler's answer Some of these issues are best considered before a job or internship is accepted in a less immigrant friendly state like Wisconsin. I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney to consider all of your options. Good luck.
The above is general information, not legal advice, and 'does not' create an attorney client relationship.
Kevin L Dixler's answer He will never lose his social security number, but he can lose lawful permanent resident status based upon abandonment. His decision to leave the U. S. for more than a year has arguable consequences. The old I-551 cards do not change the law on abandonment. The cards are the property of the U. S. Government. The alien resident card can be confiscated, among other consequences, where there is reason to believe that he abandoned his lawful permanent resident status. His right to collect...
Peter Munsing's answer First, do what you can to stay in and get an honorable. Check with JAG corps on that. For immigration, you want to connect with a member of AILA in Madison.
There is a type of therapy called EMDR that is good for anxiety and any PTS you may have from harassment. If there are support groups for troops that have those issues, formally or informally, might also be a good stress reliever and give you emotional resources. Good luck!
Hector E. Quiroga's answer Sometimes that is possible, though the fact that your fiancé is not in Spain legally might impact his case. You might try contacting firstname.lastname@example.org to find the answer.
Carl Shusterman's answer No. J status will not be granted unless you can demonstrate that you have no intention of remaining permanently in the US. You have already applied for permanent residence in the US.
Myron Morales' answer Once they are married, he can adjust his status to that of a Lawful Permanent Resident with her sponsorship. This is possible, because he entered with inspection, despite that his visa is currently expired. He will receive work authorization while the application is pending, but he should not leave the U.S. if his status has been expired for at least 180 days. He could subject himself to a 3 or 10 year bar to reentry if he leaves under such conditions.
Roger Carl Algase's answer It sounds as if your wife needs to see a good doctor - and a good immigration lawyer, if she wants you to stay in America to help take care of your child. In order for a US citizen child to sponsor a parent for a green card, the child has to be at least 21 years old.
Roger Carl Algase's answer The only "background" check that USCIS does on the US citizen sponsor of a green card for his or her spouse is 1) to make sure that the sponsoring US citizen has enough income or assets to meet the financial requirements for signing the required affidavit of support for the spouse; and, 2) that the marriage relationship is genuine. Other than that, the US citizen sponsor can have a court record a mile long and still be eligible to sponsor his or her spouse for a green card.
Matthew J Hartnett's answer The Trump EO shouldn't slow down the processing of the I-130 petition for a Jamaican citizen. Best way to evaluate your wife's situation would be to discuss in a consultation setting with multiple attorneys and ask for price quotes during the consult. Many immigration attorneys offer free consultations. Pick the one you feel most comfortable with and preferably who is an AILA member (American Immigration Lawyers Association).
Matthew J Hartnett's answer Yes, because you only get one crack at the N-600... meaning if you file it and it gets denied, you won't be able to re-file. Consider working with an immigration attorney to properly prepare the n-600. Another option is to first file to obtain a US passport for your daughter (assuming you believe she is a US citizen), and then the N-600 after obtaining the passport. Have you tried this yet? I would recommend at least discussing with an attorney prior to taking either of these steps.
Matthew J Hartnett's answer Ultimately, it really depends where you want to get married (in USA or abroad). Does that matter for you? If not, I-130s are being adjudicated very quickly at the present time. Consider doing a consultation with a lawyer to discuss the pluses and minuses of each option. Many of us offer free consultations.
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