My wife is a U.S. citizen I came to the United States almost nine years ago on a tourist visa b-2 my question

Asked over 1 year ago - Plainfield, IN

my wife is a U.S. citizen I came to the United States almost nine years ago on a tourist visa b-2 my question is I have to go back to my country for a visa and if my case goes through the National Visa Center department of state ?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . You can apply for adjustment of status in the U.S.

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    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Lalita Haran

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    Answered . From what your post contains I do not think you should have to go to your country for visa. Best Wishes!
    Lalita Haran
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    Carmel IN 46032
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  3. Philip Alan Eichorn

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    Answered . If you haven't departed since your initial entry, then you are likely eligible to adjust status through an immediate relative petition and an application to adjust status (Form I-485).

  4. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . If you can prove your legal entry, you can adjust status in the US.

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

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