You need to either spend time on the USCIS and DOS websites to familiarize yourself with the process and its requirements or else immediately contact an immigration attorney to set an appointment for consultation to be explained the process.
Everything can be done here in the US, without you having to leave. Hire the best immigration lawyer money can buy in Chicago. You will need to prove the good faith of both marriages in order to be able to adjust status on your current marriage.
Relax. There is no new law yet. All you hear or read are mere "proposals" that have to be debated, negotiated and reconciled between the 2 houses of congress. Hold your breath: the actual piece of legislation to come out of all this will most likely be quite different than what you are seeing or hearing now. Stay tuned.
Unless you can prove (through your parents ) that you were lawfully admitted into the US, you will have to leave the country and consular process for an immigrant visa at the US Consulate general in your country of birth/nationality. Your husband will have to file for an extreme and highly unusual waiver on your behalf.
The partial good news is that those waivers will now soon be able to be filed in the US (starting in March) , be approved, and you will then leave with the approval in your...
Yes. As part of your marriage based green card application you will also apply for an advance parole document (on Form I-131) which will allow you to return after temporary foreign travel. It is part of the I-485 package and the fee is included with the I-485. You should get it within 2-3 months after receipt of the I-131 by USCIS.
You will be eligible to apply for citizenship within 2 years and 9 months from the validity date on your green card, provided you still stay married and are living in the same household with your ISC wife through whom you got your GC (no other, even if USC) OR:
4 years and 9 months after GC validity date if no longer married to that USC current wife of yours.
! Don't forget to file your I-751 on time, prior to filing for your citizenship!
Absolutely you can. Parents of USCs, as long as lawfully admitted into the US do NOT get penalized for having fallen out of status or for having accumulated "unlawful presence."
You can file an I-130 and an I-864 Affidavit of Support on her behalf right now (as long as she's been in the country for at least 60 days or more, which based on your facts she has). At the same time mom will file the Form I-485 Adjustment of Status (AOS) package forms (G-325, I-765; I-131), as well as undergo...