Carl Michael Shusterman’s Answers

Carl Michael Shusterman

Los Angeles Immigration Attorney.

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  1. Impact of 1099 on GC process

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Neil Ian Fleischer
    3. J Charles Ferrari
    4. Luis Alberto Guerra
    4 lawyer answers

    No, unless you worked without authorization for over 180 days since your last admission to the US, you are OK.

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  2. Immigration bill

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Wendy Renee Whitt
    3. Kyndra L. Mulder
    3 lawyer answers

    Don't hold your breathe. No significant immigration legislation has been approved Congress this session.

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  3. My dad is in mexico and had just renewed his green card and ICE is looking for him is it safe for him to return?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Jamahl Calvin Kersey
    3. Adriana Delpilar Rouselle
    3 lawyer answers

    Why are they looking for him? If he has a criminal record, collect his conviction documents and go see an experienced immigration attorney to see what his options are.

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  4. My husband just renewed his green card now ice is looking for him is that legal can they take him.

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Deborah Lynne Karapetian
    3. Neil Ian Fleischer
    4. Marc Richmond Amos
    5. Jeffrey Adam Devore
    5 lawyer answers

    You need to show an attorney a record of his convictions and see if there is anything that can be done to prevent him from being deported.

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  5. Can i marry my girlfriend, who is an immigrant; so that she can receive citizenship or a green card?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Jennifer Doerrie
    3. Curtis Frederic Pierce
    4. Khaja M. Din
    4 lawyer answers

    I agree with Atty Doerrie.

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  6. Is it possible to convert my US tourist visa to an immigrant visa for me to stay for good?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Wolf W Kaufmann
    3. Jennifer Doerrie
    4. Houman Varzandeh
    5. Curtis Frederic Pierce
    5 lawyer answers

    It depends on your circumstances. Let's say that you enter into a bona fide marriage to a U.S. citizen. In such a case, your spouse can sponsor you for a green card.

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  7. Immigrant Petition for my Daughter

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Curtis Frederic Pierce
    3. Christian Schmidt
    4. Marc Damien Sean Taylor
    5. Luis Alberto Guerra
    6. ···
    6 lawyer answers

    It depends on what country your daughter is from. However, even if you naturalizing makes the wait longer, your daughter can choose, under the Child Status Protection Act, to remain as the daughter of a green card holder for purposes of getting her green card more quickly. Bottom line: Go ahead and become a U.S. citizen.

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  8. My passport says B1/B2 Visa.. and it expired 2011. i just got my passport renewed.. Can i attend college?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Jennifer Doerrie
    3. Debbi Lee Klopman
    3 lawyer answers

    If you attended high school in California for 3 years, you are eligible for in-state tuition under AB540.

    24 lawyers agreed with this answer

  9. Can I sue an illigal alien for a dog bite that resulted in broken bones, stitches and emotional distress?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Ilona Dzhamgarova
    3. Sweta Khandelwal
    4. C. C. Abbott
    5. Christopher L Kreeger
    6. ···
    6 lawyer answers

    The defendants immigration status is irrelevant.

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  10. I551 has expired

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Carl Michael Shusterman
    2. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    3. Rachel Claire Zoghlin
    4. Lawrence M. Kasen
    4 lawyer answers

    This is very important. You may want to consider selected another attorney to represent you. Please see

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