So my visa got expired last June 26th of 2012, i was granted a voluntary departure and departed the US on December 15th. Meaning, i didnt reach 180 days of unlawfully present in the US. How long will it take me to be able to re-enter the US if eve...
Who granted you voluntary departure?
An immigration judge?
You say your visa expired ... on what date did your I-94 expire?
Basically, there is no fixed length of time if you were unlawfully present for less than 180 days.
It will depend on the Consular Officer when he/she reviews your visa application.
Note, even if you have an unexpired visa in your passport, it is no longer valid. Plus, you don't qualify for ESTA.See question
I finished my BS in Dec 2009. During 2010, I stayed in the US on OPT but without a job offer. I stayed for a whole year with no job then I successfully got transferred to a community college to earn another degree (May 2011) and continued on my F1...
You appear to have violated your status in 2010 & were lucky that CIS didn't catch you when you 'transferred' to a community college.
Yes, if the visa officer is 'sharp' he/she could probably deny the F visa stamp.
Why not finish the MBA before starting to travel internationally?
PS There is no such think as a percentage guess in immigration ... other than for me to say that the chances are 0 to 100%See question
The thing is that we received a memo stating that State Department is rejecting all new applications because they reviewed the vienna convention treaty. Is a renewal also a new application? Is there a way to keep working without the perm...
Normally a renewal is not a new application.
NO ... you can not legally work, not even freelance, without a current/valid work permit.See question
I am currently holding a E27 category green card, the expiration date is after 10 years .I am married for one year, I am going though a divorce, and I have the following questions: 1.) Is this a conditional green card. If the divorce is final? ...
1. That is not a conditional card. You can divorce whenever you want.
2. No impactSee question
I have an approved petition from one client A where I am working last one and half year, my current visa is also from that client A and same employer. My current Visa is about to expire by 25th Dec 2015. We have applied for extension on 1st JULY ...
CLIENT?????? When I hear the word 'client' I think IT consultancy job-shop.
If this is the case I would NOT go to India until the FINAL papers are approved.
Also, make sure you get to talk to the "employer's" immigration lawyer and NOT a NON-ATTORNEY in HR.
Some of these companies have the reputation for 'dropping' employees like a 'hot potato'.
I encourage you to look for a 'real' employer ... one that will not send you to 'client/vendor' job sites.See question
I was adopted in 1987 by us citizens in the Marshall islands. I'm over 21 now and I have an i-130 pending through my father. Through the f1 category the wait appears to be several years. I'm also engaged and we don't want to wait 7 years (curretn ...
Yes, your US citizen husband can file papers .... even if your father has papers pending.
It appears that you're talking to student loan people that don't understand the special situation for people from the Marshall Islands: http://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/complete-correct-form-i-9/complete-section-1-employee-information-and-verification/federated-states-micronesia-republic-marshall-islands-and-palauSee question
I have a gross misdemeanor (domestic violence), I have no probation officer, just a fine and a no-contact order that expires in March of 2017, can I apply for a passport to visit my sister in Canada?
My colleagues correctly pointed out that we have no idea what country's passport you're talking about.
Assuming you're talking about a US passport, it isn't needed to go to Canada.
BUT, your criminal conviction could block you from getting into Canada.
Talk to a Canadian attorney. Search: www.ailalawyer.comSee question
My wife entered the US on a K1 visa but did not marry her fiancee. She overstayed her visa for 9 years. We met in the US and married 18 months later. We moved back to her home country 6 years ago. We adopted our son 2 years ago. We tried to make a...
Yes, you can, and should, hire a lawyer to do an I-601 waiver ... start with an international Skype call.See question
My employer has filed for I140 in premium on 10 Oct and on 22 Oct we got RFE, it was responded on 26 OCt by FAX and now we have crossed 15 days since the reply was acknowledged by USCIS on 26-Oct, there is no change in case status since then.When ...
Don't waste time going to the online 'status' system .... it is broken
The lawyer that filed the response to the RFE for the employer will probably hear something on, or around November 10th ... which is 15 days ... NOT TODAY.See question
I am a Non Resident Alien using my Social Security Number to start a sole proprietorship business in the US. The bank wants me to fill a form W-8BEN for the withholding tax. But on the form W-8BEN it is mentioned "Do NOT use this form if: You...
What is your legal status in the US?
Does that status allow for self-employment?
Do you have an immigration lawyer?