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Jennifer Lynn Bennett

Jennifer Bennett’s Answers

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  • How do I file paperwork for permanent resident status when immigration asked me not to pursue such petition?

    My brother, who is a US citizen, wants to petition residency for my elderly mother who has been in the US for 20+ years. The reason she has not filed before was because upon arrival, she was ill advised by an uscrupulous legal assistant to submit ...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    The information that you have stated does not seem to make sense. I am sure your memory is correct-but perhaps there are some missing details that an attorney can help you to figure out. I would encourage you to contact an experienced immigration attorney to review any prior filings and help you figure out how to proceed forward. Good luck!

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  • How long does nvc takes to schedule interview date for Pakistani spouse once they received all the documents?

    Hi,my name is taimur Ahmed khan and I live in Karachi sir I married to us citizen or passport holder 6years ago last year she filed my petition which uscis approved 7months later and sent to nvc I had send all the required documents to nvc and now...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    The NVC has hundreds of thousands of cases and they process cases/schedule interviews in order of first received typically. So, it could take quite a while before you receive notice that your interview has been scheduled. I would not even worry until at least 60 days have passed. If that time passes and you have not heard anything, you may inquire by email. If you are uncertain or worried about any complex issues with your case, contact an experienced immigration attorney to assist you with the remainder of the process. Good luck!

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  • Is a two-week extension in original travel itinerary a red flag to US immigration? Will I be questioned upon exit?

    So I entered the US end of June for a 2 month vacation and is scheduled to leave early September. I've now rebooked my return flight to extend 2 weeks, to celebrate the birthdays of some relatives, will I be questioned for it? When I entered t...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    In my opinion, you will be fine. An officer is very unlikely to are if you stayed 2-3 weeks longer than anticipated originally--besides, your visa stamp is valid for 6 months so you are well within your authorized period of stay still. Even if they do notice and ask, sounds like you have a very good reason why you decided to stay a bit longer and you can just simply explain that to the officer.

    I don't think you are being too paranoid--it is always better to be proactive and ask in advance and consider these things than to get stuck at the border with a problem. Better to be safe than sorry! :)

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  • Me and the father of my newborn want to get married but he is an immigrant and in federal custody for a reentry charge. How?

    He has been deported before for a cocain charge about 8 years ago. He came back and have been together for 3 years. I am about to have our baby in 3 weeks. He has been indicted for re-entry and in in federal cutody in Kankakee county jail. How do ...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    You really need to consult with an experienced immigration attorney. This is a very messy situation and an attorney will need a lot more information to be able to help you. You say that he has been indicted for re-entry--do you mean convicted? Is he truly in jail or is he in federal detention right now? Has his deportation been reinstated? Is he scheduled to be deported any day now?

    If you just want to marry this man, you may contact the facility where he is in custody and ask what their guidelines are for such situations. You may or may not be able to marry him right now while he is in custody. However, even if you do marry him, it sounds like you may never be able to live with him here in the US as a result of his prior actions.

    I encourage you to contact an experienced immigration attorney who can thoroughly review your husband's case and advise you on any options the two of you may have. Good luck!

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  • Is the identification parade admissible?

    in a situation as it held just outside of the police without the consent or knowledge of the defendant, when the defendant comes to the police.

    Jennifer’s Answer

    Were you involved in this matter directly? Are you asking this question for someone else? You should consult with an experienced criminal law attorney in the area where you live in.

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  • What rights do I have if I only have 49% custody?

    Our child has a medical condition and his mother took him out of state to a hospital without telling me. I am the insurance provider and was not notified for three days where my child was.

    Jennifer’s Answer

    You should consult an experienced family law or child custody attorney who is licensed to practice law in IN. I am only licensed to practice law in IL, so I am unable to give you any specific legal advice. However, it will depend on IN's laws as to custody (physical/residential v. ability to make legal/medical/religous/etc. decisions). Also, in some states such as IL, there are laws regarding whether or not a parent can remove the child from the state. An experienced family law attorney in IN can assist you in determining if there are any similar laws in IN and/or the ramifications of such. Good luck.

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  • In the state of Hawaii when someone is granted parole if they have no family or anyone to parole to where do they go or do they

    just keep them incarcerated

    Jennifer’s Answer

    The idea of parole is to grant the convicted individual freedom. In other words if a person is granted parole, they are free to reside wherever they want, with whomever they want, and live their life freely at last. If they do not have a home or place where they can reside, perhaps they would want to try to locate available space in a homeless shelter until they can get on their feet and afford to rent a place to live. Your question is a bit unclear, so if this does not answer the question, you may need to post additional details.

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  • HI I wanna transfer to another apartment in a different building same lanlord my lease is up Aug 30 what steps should be taken

    Moving to another apartment complex

    Jennifer’s Answer

    What does your current lease say about giving notice of whether you intend to stay in your current apartment or leave? Have you complied with all notice requirements? Has your landlord complied with all notice requirements? Why don't you just call your landlord and explain what you would like to to do? Hopefully, your landlord will be reasonable and you can make the transfer. Good luck!

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  • My doctor has broken 5 of the codes of ethics and judicial affairs in the physician patient termination

    my doctor has abandoned me while i am still in need of continuing medical care. under the a.m.a.s code of ethics and judicial affairs, he was suppose to: 1:give the patient a written notice sent by certified mail, which he did not, 2 suppose to gi...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    Agree with my colleagues. Contact the medical board first and foremost.

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  • Am I quilty of check fraud

    my wife and i were three months behind on our rent payments. our landloard did not want to evict us. he told us to just catch up on the rent.. my wife and i figured that we could catch up if we divided our rent into two payments between our payday...

    Jennifer’s Answer

    Just as my colleagues have stated, check fraud is a criminal issue in which the Prosecutor (States Attorneys) would have to bring charges against you on behalf of the State to convict you for this offense in criminal court. However, if your landlord personally file a lawsuit against you, it would be a civil lawsuit. I would encourage you to obtain copies of the lawsuit that was filed and all relevant documents and then consult with an attorney to learn what your options are. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may wish to try to contact a local legal aid agency that can provide you with pro bono (free or low-cost) legal services. Good luck.

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