If you are a green card holder you may live, work and travel like any other person in the United States.
Keep in mind that if you are outside for 6 months, you may be presumed to have abandoned status and this will cause problems with entry and delay citizenship.
Under Maryland law, when another government agency requests documents from an expunged case, you may motion the state court to reopen the case and get access to copies of documents in your file. This happens often when noncitizens expunge their criminal cases before they get certified copies of the outcome of the case. You may reach me at (410) 992-6602 if you need help with your case.
The short answer is yes .... but... you must:
1. Show physical presence for 10 years;
2. you have qualifying relatives,
3. who would suffer unusual and exceptional hardship to your qualifying relatives and finally,
4. you are a person of good moral character.
The trick is that you cannot complete an application form and submit it to the Immigration Office. This relief is only available if you are put in removal proceedings.
I hope your child feels better.
In order to analyze whether this person can apply for a green card through a family or employer's sponsorship, I need to find out:
- How old is this person today;
- When did the person enter the US;
- Was his entry with or without a visa;
- Did anyone ever sponsor him or his parents when he was under 21;
- Has this person ever left the United States, if so when?
- Did this person or his parents ever appear before an Immigration Judge for deportation/removal proceedings?
- Has this person...
The age limit for preference family members - such as children of brothers and sisters - is 21 years old. However, they may still be able to immigrate with their parents if they are over 21 under the Child Status Protection Act - (CSPA) if the case took many years to process.
For example if the child was 18 years old when the case was filed but the case took 5 years to process before you got the approval notice by which time the child is now 23 years old, the law permits you to deduct 5...
You may remove conditions without your spouse for the following reasons: 1) death; 2) you or your children are battered or abused 3) hardship to you if you are removed and 4) divorce. You might have more than one ground to remove conditions if she files for the divorce. You allege emotional, mental and physical abuse. You should document this as this may help you when it comes to removal of conditions. Keep a detailed journal of things she says and does to you - like she knows the laws...