Lisa Ann Yankey’s Answers

Lisa Ann Yankey

Indianapolis Immigration Attorney.

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  1. Do I need to go to my home country to get my U non immigrant status?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Win Chester Eaton
    2. Giacomo Jacques Behar
    3. F. J. Capriotti III
    4. Angela Teide Moore
    5. Eileen Michelle Sterlock
    6. ···
    7 lawyer answers

    Your basic question is whether it is possible to complete the U Visa process from within the United States. Yes, it Is possible to complete the U Visa process from within the United States. Some people complete the process in the US, and some people complete it abroad. However, at this point in your personal case, you have gotten into a complicated area and it is time to consult an attorney. As others have stated, you need a lawyer to assist you with your personal case as you move forward...

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  2. What can happen if I divorce?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Andrew Marino Bramante
    2. Lisa Ann Yankey
    3. Lalita Haran
    4. Juan Paolo Pasia Sarmiento
    4 lawyer answers

    Your immigration options, including removal defense, are generally better when you have certain relatives who are US Citizens. Your bona fide relationship with the relatives is important. You may have other options if you have been a victim of certain kinds of crimes. Immigration consequences of criminal convictions is a complicated practice area. You should consult a local attorney who understands this area to help you with your removal defense.

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  3. Can a AOS case be very strong but not approved the day of the interview?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Daniel Warren Thomann
    2. Lisa Ann Yankey
    3. Gunda Johanna Brost
    3 lawyer answers

    I have had very strong applications that had to wait to get an answer. I have had very strong applications that were told the application would be recommended for approval. If there is an issue with an application, the applicant will usually get a Request For Evidence or a Notice of Intent to Deny directly after the interview or in the mail after the interview.

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  4. Can I live with my cousin while my asylum case is pending?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Lisa Ann Yankey
    2. Hasan Abdullah
    2 lawyer answers

    From an immigration standpoint, as long as you change your address properly with immigration, you can move freely in the US. I cannot answer a question about tenants rights in California, but you could try explaining the situation a bit more to the apartment manager and see if they will make an exception for you.

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  5. U visa application

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Jay Ignacio Nunez
    2. Lisa Ann Yankey
    2 lawyer answers

    Yes, it is usually about 2-6 weeks, and then shortly after you should get another notice with an appointment to get your biometrics taken.

  6. We mailed you a notice informing you that your I765, APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION, was reopened. Whats that meaning?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Angela Teide Moore
    2. Lisa Ann Yankey
    2 lawyer answers

    You can make an infopass appointment and ask about it, and you might get more information. Here is the online link: http://infopass.uscis.gov/

  7. A month since my I-485 case was transfered to a local USCIS office and no interview appointment letter. what to do?

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Robert Edward Myers
    2. Lisa Ann Yankey
    2 lawyer answers

    Make an infopass appointment to go to the local office and ask them about it. Take your notices with you. Here is the website to make an appointment: http://infopass.uscis.gov/