If you plan on being absent from the United States for longer than a year, it is advisable to first apply for a reentry permit on Form I-131. Obtaining a reentry permit prior to leaving the United States allows a permanent or conditional permanent resident to apply for admission into the United States during the permit’s validity without the need to obtain a returning resident visa from a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad. Please note that it does not guarantee entry into the United States upon...
Not enough information to provide an answer and also the matter is too complicated and would require an in person consultation with an Immigration Attorney in order to review his Immigration history and his pending criminal charge.
Consult with both a Criminal and Immigration Attorney before accepting any plea offers made by the State.
If you are currently in removal proceedings you need to retain an experienced attorney. Filing taxes are not relevant to an I-130 petition but they may be relevant as to any discretionary relief from deportation.
Hire an Attorney ASAP!
You have to disclose the arrest and USCIS Miami does require the arrest report and criminal dispositions even if sealed and in some occassions even with letter from the clerk stating there is no record. Best option is to hire an attorney to file a motion to unseal and subsequently re-seal after certified copies have been made.
If you need further assistance feel free to contact me.
I assume you are refering to an Immigration Bond b/c you state he has been detained at Krome and criminal charge was in 2003. A controlled substance offense (other than simple poss os marihuana) can trigger mandatory detention therefore preventing the Immigration Judge from granting bond.
You need to retain an experienced Immigration Attorney so he/she can review the criminal dispositions.
If he has an ICE hold then most likely he will be transferred to an Immigration Detention Center when he is released from State custody unless you can get an Attorney to contact the ICE Officer who placed the hold to lift the detainer (can be done in some cases but its discretionary and will depend on his criminal record).
Either way he will need an Attorney to assist him during removal proceedings and request release on bond (if he is eligible).
You need to comply with the requirements on the RFE if not your application will be denied. You have to meet all requirements for adjustment of status at the time of application and/or interview and not on a future date. Getting and extension of time until next year is a long shot.