Legal Advice for I-130 — 91 results
Written by attorney Christian Mendoza Calix, 12 months ago.
Many people in our community have heard that name at some point—an I-130 or a family petition. The reasons why is very simple: most of the time, an I-130 is the first step in order to... more
Written by attorney Mario Zapata, over 2 years ago.
GUIDELINES FOR THE FILING OF THE 1-130 PETITION FOR A SPOUSE Assembling your package:
Payment as required by USCIS (Currently $420). Check or money order in the exact amount. Make the... more
Written by attorney Gary Chodorow, about 1 year ago.
Heres a readers question:
I am a U.S. citizen and have been living outsidethe U.S. for almost four years for study. I got married a year ago and would like to apply for my husband to... more
Written by attorney Alejandro Garcia, over 1 year ago.
Question: I am a U.S. citizen and I recently filed a petition for my husband. We went to an interview at immigration and they denied the petition. What do we do now?
We first need to... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Blandon, over 3 years ago.
A valid marriage between a foreign national and a U.S. citizen or resident usually results in a green card for the foreign spouse. Immigration considers a marriage valid if the parties... more
Written by attorney C. C. Abbott, about 3 years ago.
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative
The I-130 document is one of the mostmisunderstood documents filed with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Briefly, it isthe... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Blandon, about 3 years ago.
For many years, foreign nationals were barred from getting immigration
benefits following the death of their United States Citizen or Legal Permanent
Resident spouse or relative. During... more
Written by attorney Ruby Powers, about 2 years ago.
As of June 4, 2012, the filing processing and adjudication of Forms I-601 and Forms I-212 will be centralized domestically. These forms must be filed by mail to the USCIS Phoenix Lockbox in... more
Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, almost 4 years ago.
An I-130, is a Petition filed by a lawful permanent resident of the United States to establish the relationship to certain alien relatives that desire to immigrate to the U.S. I-130... more
Written by attorney Thomas Esparza, about 3 years ago.
Pending Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative
As of October 28, 2009, any pending Form I-130 that was filed on a widow(er)s behalf prior to the citizen spouses death will automatically... more