Immigration reform

Asked over 1 year ago - Miami Gardens, FL

I am living here in the country for abt five years now been living with my sister she is a legal resident but im not...i enter the country legal on my vistors visa but its expired...i came in 2008 of december...i want to know im a qualify for the new immigration law stating abt immigrant been in the country since december 2011 can adjust their status???? Can i get some help please!!

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  1. Jeffrey Adam Devore

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    Answered . At this point there no "new immigration law yet." Congress is debating the issue and the Senate Bill which you are referring to is much different then the House's bill. It is simply too early to tell what the final version will bring. Stay tuned.

    While this answer is provided by a Florida Bar Certified Expert in Immigration and Nationality Law, it is for... more
  2. Luis Raul Scott Jr.

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    Answered . There is currently no law. Until reform passes, it will be hard to evaluate any cases. All we can do is guess.

  3. Michael Hugh Carlin

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    Answered . At this point, the best we can say is "maybe." There might be changes in immigration laws, or there might not be. If there are changes, then they might help you, or they might not. We just need to be patient and wait to see what happens.

    (734) 369-3131. This communication does not establish and attorney-client relationship with the Law Office of... more
  4. Richard Bennett Bracken

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    Answered . The bill you are referring to is not yet the law and can change dramatically. For this reason it's too early to effectively speculate. You do have reason to hope because December 2011 does appear to be a cut-off date that congress is currently considering. Your 2008 entry gives you good reason to hope. Nevertheless, be careful of anyone claiming to be able to qualify you under the current reform efforts because they can't. Be patient.

  5. Jesus Novo III

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    Answered . A bill is not yet a law, so we will have to wait what the final form of the law is.

  6. Alena Shautsova

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    Answered . You will need to wait and see if the proposed Bill will actually become the law. Right now it's only a draft. it is likely to undergo certain changes.

    Att. number 917-885-2261 This advice does not create an attorney client relationship. No specific legal advice may... more
  7. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . As of yet, there is no new law.

    See links below:

    http://www.engnishimura.com/immigration-reform

    http://www.engnishimura.com/immigration-reform/...

    http://www.engnishimura.com/news/immigration-re...

    The bills introduced in Congress are not law yet. Anyone who promises you immigration reform benefits or advises you on whether you qualify is likely to have two goals in mind: 1) get your money and 2) get you deported so they can keep your money. DO NOT fall for promises by notarios or unscrupulous attorneys.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  8. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . Follow the link below and decide for yourself.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866)... more

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