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Jakob Seth Lipman

Jakob Lipman’s Answers

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  • FOIA Record Request for CBP

    On our recent trip to US, we were denied entry at the land crossing CBP Office at the US-Canada border. We submitted an FOIA Records request on the US CBP website, and was told that the request is of type "Simple", and will most likely...

    Jakob’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. Processing times are often quite slow; consult an attorney and you should be able to sort this out

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  • My husband abandon as soon as he got his green card.

    My husband abandon me as soon as he got his green card .He confessed he had a 1 month old child with another women and he also told me his was just wanting for his card to arrive to leave me . I was married to him for 4 years and we struggle ...

    Jakob’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague. Call ICE and gather all relevant documents; good luck!

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  • What options does my Korean girlfriend have for long term residency in the United States?

    I am currently teaching in South Korea, but my contract ends soon and I must return home and really can't leave her. At the moment my girlfriend has a student visa for a four month program, and she will be able to stay for those four months, and...

    Jakob’s Answer

    Her options are student, worker or your spouse. Does she have any relatives in the U.S.? Her education and work experience will determine which kind of employment-based immigration she may qualify for, but it will not be easy.

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  • How much longer will it take for my husbands I-130 case to be approved ?

    I applied for him on July 1, 2013 and it has been 4 months already, and I have checked the processing times but it says feb of 2013 for national benefits center which is where my case is at, so does that mean it will take another 5 months for it t...

    Jakob’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. You can check the USCIS site for processing times, but take those with a grain of salt. If it spending a significant amount of time beyond that, you may want to give them a call.

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  • Having 2 DUIs can immigration deny me?

    Will having two DUI's deny me of a green card? I'm married to a USC and applied to get green card. I already received my EAD 3 days ago. Our interview is scheduled 1 week from today but here is my question. I have 2 DUIs which I mentioned on the ...

    Jakob’s Answer

    Everything should be fine

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  • My brother tryed to come in USA like a J1 student his documents was wrong and they biden him like fraud and mis... how to avoid

    My brother lives im Kosovo and he tryed to come in usa like a J1 student but his documents was something wrong with the university and they biden him like Fraud and misrepresented 212 . But he wants to come in usa so bad , which is the best way to...

    Jakob’s Answer

    An experienced immigration attorney could help determine all options in this case. It is hard to say anything else without knowing more about the situation.

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  • How long till a reported address change by AR-11 takes effect (changed the records). Thanks a lot.

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    Jakob’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues. The record should update as soon as they receive the form. Call them if you have concerns, especially if it is a time sensitive issue.

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  • What would be the time-gap between receiving the USCIS biometr. interv. letter and the average set appt date. Thanks.

    I try to establish on how much time is left from the receiving of such a letter (after a Green Card Renewal application) till the scheduled appt., in the average.

    Jakob’s Answer

    I agree with my colleague. Check USCIS processing times and call them if your application is pending beyond the estimated date.

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  • We have a disable kid im a us citizen is at faster for my wife to get her green card?

    Wife is in the usa kid to.

    Jakob’s Answer

    Unfortunately this is not a factor that will help speed up the process/

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  • Will denied entry affect my visa process?

    If i get denied entry on my ESTA, will it affect my o1 visa process/petition/desicsion?

    Jakob’s Answer

    It depends on the conditions of your denial. You should check your record or ask an immigration attorney to look it up for you.

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