My wife came to USA on a I-129 we married and we have not been able to apply for adjustment of status. Is she illegal here now?

Asked 12 months ago - Boise, ID

If so why when we are legally married here in USA for the past four years?

Attorney answers (5)

  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

    Contributor Level 20

    5

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . She is not legal here and I cannot really answer your question until I know why you could not apply for adjustment of status.

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

    Contributor Level 14

    4

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . It sounds like its still possible to apply for an adjustment of status. You should speak to an immigration attorney to go over your specific details.

    Legal disclaimer: For specific advice on your case, Mr. Minawi can be reached at 1-866-929-0991 ext. 206 or by... more
  3. Eliza Grinberg

    Contributor Level 18

    4

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . She was legal for the duration of her I-94. If you did get married within first 90 days, she can still file for adjustment of status.

  4. Lena Nevsky

    Contributor Level 4

    3

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Your wife is out of status. However, if you submit her adjustment application now, her unlawful status will be overlooked because she is an immediate relative of a U.S. citizen.

  5. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

    Contributor Level 20

    2

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Consider filing your Petition for her AOS on merits and with all bona fides via a good counsel to complete this matter successfully, provided there are no triggering exclusion factors.

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.

 

Ask now

29,067 answers this week

3,110 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

29,067 answers this week

3,110 attorneys answering