Legal Advice for Adjustment of Status — 47 results
Written by attorney Thomas Geygan, almost 4 years ago.
If you are the widow of a United States citizen, residing in the United States, and wish to become a permanent resident, you may apply for an "Adjustment of Status." This process is... more
Written by attorney Leonard D'Arrigo, almost 4 years ago.
ASSEMBLING YOUR APPLICATION
Prepare a cover letter to USCIS outlining the contents of your application; assemble petition in the following order. Use the subject line below to flag to... more
Written by attorney Neil F. Lewis, over 4 years ago.
a copy of the aliens passport information page;
passport-style photos of the alien;
passport-style photos of the United States citizen (USC);
a copy of the
aliens I-94 arrival... more
Written by attorney Danielle Nelisse, over 4 years ago.
GRANTING LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENCE IS DISCRETIONARY NOT MANDATORY If a person enters the United States in certain nonimmigrant (temporary) visa categories with the obvious intention of... more
Written by attorney David Harston, over 4 years ago.
Get Married, If You Are Not Already Until there is a "qualifying relationship", you cannot file the appropriate residency paperwork for your spouse. Your marriage must be "bona fide" and... more
Written by attorney Vidal Cordova, about 5 years ago.
Permanent Residency Simply by "Registering"? Can't be that easy! Pt. 1 Ok, it's not quite that easy, but there is a provision under the immigration laws, albeit not the most commonly-used,... more
Written by attorney Vidal Cordova, over 5 years ago.
Determine the qualifying family relationship. The first step is to determine whether the qualifying relationship exists to submit a family petition. Qualifying immediate relatives can be... more
Written by attorney Toni Maschler, over 2 years ago.
Matter of Arrabally and Yerrabelly, decided April 17, 2012 by a three-judge panel at the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), held that a couple with pending applications for permanent... more
Written by attorney Stuart Reich, over 3 years ago.
If unlawful entry prevents adjustment her ein the U.S. and not 245(i)-eligible, can they process abroad? In theory, yes - but many people will not be able to do this as a practical matter.... more
Written by attorney JoAnn Barten, almost 4 years ago.
Advantages of the Adjustment Process The Adjustment of Status process typically is the desired path for most couples because it allows the foreign national to remain in the U.S. for the... more