When applying for government benefits for myself and my children (all citizens,) the agency referred to my husband (a lawful permanent resident) as an “undocumented alien” since we did not submit my husband’s SS number to the agency as we wanted him excluded from the benefits (although his... Read more »
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My F1-OPT is expiring soon. I have green card approval, but waiting for I-765 and I-485, which both are taking sooo long now. I'm afraid my F1-OPT expires before I get my EAD card (for green card). My employer is asking me to apply... Read more »
Friend is on a green card & just moved here for work from NY 2 months ago. She didn’t know that she had to file an AR 11 after moving. While searching online for how long she can be out of the country (she wanted to go visit her family back home in india), she found out that sheets supposed... Read more »
My fiancé has a green card. He applied for his citizenship and has already done the biometrics. He is just waiting for a letter to take the test. If we got married in the meantime will it affect his application?
I have an employee who has been in the US since he was 4 and was issued an Employment Authorization Card through DACA. His card has been suspended since he has a misdemeanor due to the regulation changes. What can he do to obtain authorization to stay here and work? He's a great employee!
I am on F1 CPT but don't want to immigrate, I am a resident of Wisconsin and got my PhD from 1995 to 1998 from UW Madison, I came back in 2013 to do my MS and graduated in 2017 December, I want to apply for EB4, I have registered a non profit new age religious and ecological organisation in... Read more »
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...Read more »
my wife has mental problems like anxiety and depression and bipolarity is pregnant does not intend to sponsor me the green card the baby will be American citizen. I am Italian how do I stay to care for my little one - how can I stay in america?
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.
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,...Read more »
attended 1st interview Jan 19 was given a 221 g I submitted the additional documents,,,,, on Feb 13 I was asked again for additional document another 221 g was attached,,will I need to have another interview?
What is the avg. fee rate from start to finish? To understand the process. Is the green card the same as spouse visa? Is there any who applied for Visa has the process slowed down because of Trump's new executive order?
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
What is the faster of the two: marry her in her country and apply for a spouse or apply for a fiancé visa and marry in the US later? Can I apply for either visa in any state or my state of residence only? Thank you.
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...Read more »
I90 is a renewal for your step daughter's green card, depending on the conditions on the green card it would not be in her best interest if she stayed out of the country for more than 6 months in a year. Please talk to an immigration attorney in private via email or phone to find out what the...Read more »
My boyfriend and I leave in different states in the USA(I live in WI and he lives in CA). I arrived in the USA with a J-1 visa and changed my status to a F1 visa, I've been going to school for 2 semesters, but we're planning on getting married. Although, I would like to live with him for... Read more »
1. It is a good idea to spend time with your boyfriend before getting married if you just met him recently or if you met online, and you should talk to DSO in your school to figure out how you can do that without losing your visa.
2. No, getting married after joining the air forces will...Read more »
Nonimmigrant temporary workers ( on R-1) do not receive any grace period . They are expected to depart the U.S. when their authorized purpose has ended. That said, there is a provision that permits a nonimmigrant in the U.S. to file an untimely extension request. Many immigration attorneys...Read more »
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