Before you make any contact with the police, I would advise you to contact an experienced immigration attorney who can adviseas to the tendencies of the Orlando Police. Although the Secured Communities program was designated to protect victims who are undocumented, there ha been a chill as to victims interacting with local police in fear of being reported to ICE. Contact an attorney aware of the tendencies of your local police force. Good luck.
My colleagues are correct. You need to contact an experienced immigration attorney who can examine your immigration history and provide you with a legal opinion as to what benefits you may qualify for under existing law. Good luck.
This question needs to be asked to a lawyer who is licensed in Portugal. You may wish to contact the Portugese consulate and ask for a list of available lawyers who can advise you on Portugese tax consequences. Good luck.
I am going to move your posting to family law. AVVO read your heading and laced your request in the immigration law section. There are many excellent family attorneys in MA whom provide comments on AVVO so hopefully one of them can assist you. Also, you may wish to contact one of the legal services providers in Boston as they provide family law assistance to those whom qualify for their services. Good luck.
The length of time is always discretionary. The USCIS agent will review all facts including past immigration history and determine whether the marriage is legitimate. the fact you sense it will be a concern is enough to increase the amount of proof you should have to show the marriage is legit. good luck.
The USCIS has provided specific information on the use of individuals to translate documents.
The specific information states:
Please submit certified translations for all foreign language documents. The translator must certify that s/he is competent to translate and that...
I agree with my colleague. You should collect all of the information related to the criminal adjudication and sentence completion and consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can provide you with a legal opinion as to what consequences, if any, this event has on your ability to naturalizae.
The "Valid for work only" refers to the stamp on your SS Card that is palced there to show when you complete the I-9 for a new job the employer has to have proof from you that you have work authorization (ie a green card, or EAD card). As an employee you would be required to contribute through your wages to the SS program and if you stay long enough to become a US Citizen the wage credits for that time can be applied to your SS Retirement or if need be SS Disability credits. The only group of...