Carol L. Edward’s Answers

Carol L. Edward

Seattle Immigration Attorney.

Contributor Level 3
  1. Immigration/dual citizenship

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Carol L. Edward
    2. Stuart Jonas Reich
    2 lawyer answers

    Dual citizenship requires that both countries permit you to hold more than one citizenship. The U.S. at this time, does in fact permit more than one citizenship. I say at this time because you never know how laws may change. In the past dual citizenship was not recognized. Also in the past if you didn't have citizenship for 5 years and you left, you risked losing your citizenship. These are just examples of how laws can change and why I say at this time the U.S. recognizes dual citizenship....

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  2. Imigration laws

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Carol L. Edward
    2. Philip C. Curtis
    2 lawyer answers

    There are a number of reasons. DHS might have made a mistake. They (your friend) may have inadvertently done something that resulted in their being out of status. The person might have an old or pending criminal matter. They may have had prior run-ins with Immigration resulting in a deportation (which can be done at the border without even seeing a Judge). These are complicated issues and the best way to determine options is for your friend to speak to an Immigration attorney to see if it...