The fee for an I-130 is not waived when you file an I-485. It sounds as though your I-485 was rejected because you did not provide any basis to file it since you don't have a pending I-130 nor one that has previously been approved. You may find it helpful to consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review your rejection notices and case to determine the actual rejection reason and any other deficiencies you may have.
You must disclose the arrest and disposition. How best to address the issue during your interview will depend on the specific facts of your case. Any time a criminal matter is involved when dealing with immigration it is best to retain qualified counsel to represent you. While things may seem simple of their face, the area is ripe with pitfalls for the unwary. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review your case, advise you what to expect and how best to proceed.
In order to be eligible for benefits under the Cuban Adjustment Act you must be physically present in the U.S. for at least one year prior to application. The fact that you are married does not in and of itself offer you any "protection." You need to maintain lawful status just like anyone else.
However, assuming your spouse is a lawful permanent resident and you are presently maintaining lawful status it appears you may be eligible for adjustment of status based upon your marriage under...
The answer to your question depends upon, among other things, when you departed the United States. It appears that you have an order of removal issued against you in absentia. In such a case, with very limited exception, you cannot obtain a waiver of the removal period for at least 5 years after your departure.
Consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review the facts of your case, advise of the options available, and recommend how best to proceed. Many attorney will...
Assuming he is "illegal" he is subject to deportation on that ground alone. Whether he will be deported will depend on the specific facts of his case. Assuming he graduated from high school or has a GED then it would appear he is eligible for benefits under the DACA program. Your friend's wife needs to consult with an experienced immigration attorney without delay.
Immigration records are protected by the Privacy Act and cannot be released without the consent of the person the record addresses. Under Florida law, however, you can serve notice by publication after making a good faith effort to locate your wife. I suggest you consult with an experienced family law attorney for can review your case and explain to you how the process works.
The fact that your fiance's K-1 visa was denied means that there are issues as to your husband's admissibility to the United States or the bona fides of your marriage. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review the facts of the case and advise you as to the best way to proceed.
The options available to your "husband" (you referred to him as such but then indicate you are not legally married) will depend upon a number of different factors including how your husband entered the United States, your immigration status, and his criminal history. It appears from what you describe that ICE is seeking to deport him based upon his felony conviction, but you don't indicate what that felony is. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review the facts of the...
If you were to marry an LPR he can petition for you. However, the process will take a number of years and the fact that you are out of status will be relevant when it comes time for you to actually be issued a green card. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review the facts of your case, explain the process to you, and recommend the best way to proceed.
An aggravated felony conviction on or after November 29, 1990 is an automatic bar to showing good moral character which is a requirement for naturalization. Thus, putting aside the possible deportation issue, you will never become a citizen. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney for case specific advice.