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Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

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  • Can I be barred from the US for lying on a visa application?

    My non-immigrant work permit was approved by change of status in the US. I went to the foreign consulate to get the stamp placed in my passport and was denied. I made a huge mistake, I mistakenly took my original job offer with me, and not the le...

    Samuel’s Answer

    Yes

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  • L1B stamping with client change form original petition

    I am traveling to my home country for emergency personal reason and I am currently working in L1B extension and it was extended for client A whom i was working 3 months ago, now i switched client and i am traveling from new location to home countr...

    Samuel’s Answer

    Ask the attorney of your employer.

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  • I Filed I-751 with California Service center. Have received no response yet. How long does it take?

    File petition for I-751 on april 26. So far my check hasn't been cashed and received no response or receipt number from USCIS so far. The mail status shows that documents have been delivered. My green card is expiring on 9th- June. Shall I send o...

    Samuel’s Answer

    Wait. It has not been that long in "immigration time."

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  • Do i have to send my husbands original birth certificate, orig. marriage certificate everything original to the NVC?

    do i send all the 'original' civil documents with the visa fee to NVC as the petitioner, including my husbands police record and medical report? the question is, doesn't my husband need to have all the original civil documents to show at the inter...

    Samuel’s Answer

    If NVC requests originals, send them.

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  • Can one travel within the United States while deferred action is pending? A week after the biometrics? Is it safe? ie: Arizona

    Im 26 yrs old, I applied for deferred action April 9 2013, got my receipt letters April 16 or so, have my appointment for biometrics May 15 2013, there's a family trip to Arizona the 25th of May and I was wondering if it's safe to do that. Would I...

    Samuel’s Answer

    I would not travel to Arizona unless I had lawful permission to be in the US AND had the proof with me in hand.

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  • My father was sent out of jail and he doesnt even have paper is jail aloud to release prison people with them being immigration

    father is immigrant ,did noithing to get in though ,they asked him to go to immigration

    Samuel’s Answer

    If your father does not have legal status and is in immigration custody (or soon will be) you need to retain an immigration attorney for him as soon as possible.

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  • What can I do now if my OPT could be denied as my I20 was sign after my OPT application, not within 30 days prior to application

    Before filing for OPT, there was problem with my SEVIS and my advisor requested for a data fix. So while waiting for that fixed, my advisor asked me to file my OPT application without my I-20 but with a letter explaining my situation to USCIS. I f...

    Samuel’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague

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  • How can divorce be granted if wife is in India and husband is in USA

    I have been told that if I file for divorce here in USA, I will need to get her served in India. I am sure that she will try to avoid getting served and create pain for me. In the worst case scenario, if the server is not able to locate her, how w...

    Samuel’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues

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  • My wife is studying MS on H4 and now I applied for H4 to F1 for my wife, change of status. Can she travel to India?

    My wife is studying MS on H4 and now I applied for H4 to F1 for my wife, change of status. Her change of status is in progress and not yet approved. This month end we have to travel to India. As currently she is on H4 and she is seeking for her ch...

    Samuel’s Answer

    Leaving while change of status is pending will be considered abandoning the application

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  • Will role change from Computer Systems Engineer to Computer Programmer jeapardize H1 Extension

    My H1 was applied with Computer systems Engineer role and is now due to expire ,and for filing extension my employer wants to change the role to Computer Programmer as prevailing wages for the location cannot be met for the same client project ...

    Samuel’s Answer

    You should discuss in person with an attorney

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