I want to apply for adjustment of status by my husband citizenship... we have a toddler son... I never have a criminal record or something that made me illegible... what can do? thanks
He can sponsor you for a green card. If you entered the US lawfully, you can apply to adjust your status in the US.
(213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration experience. His response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
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Did you state in your prior posting that you used someone else's green card for entry to the U.S. 20 years ago? That completely changes the above eligibility and I urge you to seek a confidential consultation with an immigration counsel soon.
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If you did nothing wrong except overstay a visa and nothing else, then your husband can likely file for you. If however you entered the country illegally and did nothing else wrong (like lying to come in to the country) then a provisional waiver may be available to you. Finally, if you entered illegally and perhaps committed some other illegal act then you may have to try and get a general I-601 waiver to fix it. So, as you can see, it’s worth speaking with an immigration attorney to see where you stand.
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