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Patrick James Hatch

Patrick Hatch’s Answers

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  • Do I qualify for permanent residency? I want to become a resident so I can enlist as soon as possible.

    Patrick’s Answer

    If you are asking about joining the military, it will depend on what type of visa you have. It sounds like you have a pending adjustment of status application. I need more facts to give you a better answer.

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  • LCA not approved after 7 days

    Patrick’s Answer

    I believe USCIS will reject the packet.

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  • As green card holder, do I need to obtain Re-entry Permit If I will be studying abroad for more than 6months & less than 1 year?

    Patrick’s Answer

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    USCIS takes about 3 months to issue the re-entry permit

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  • Hi there i overstayed,got married with an immigrant then he just had obtained his citizenship is it possible to petition me ?

    Patrick’s Answer

    Yes, your spouse can petition for you and you may be eligible to stay in the US to adjust status (get a green card). Your overstay could be forgiven. You should check with an immigration lawyer before you apply.
    Thank you,
    Patrick Hatch
    Hatch Law Office
    919-688-1788
    115 Market Street, Suite 300
    Durham, North Carolina 27701

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  • Can istill renew my tps even after igot my conditional (2 year) green card?

    Patrick’s Answer

    You cannot renew your TPS after your conditional green card was granted. There are options to get the 10 year card even if you are no longer married.
    -Patrick Hatch
    Hatch Law Office
    919-688-1788

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  • Can a H2B Non Immigrant Marry a US Citizen while both in the USA if the Sponsor Company supporting the H2B terminate the Visa

    Patrick’s Answer

    I think more details are necessary to fully answer your question, but an H-2B can adjust status based on marriage to a US citizen.
    Patrick Hatch
    919-688-1788
    www.hatchlawoffice.com

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  • Where to send the I-485 package?

    Patrick’s Answer

    The Dallas lockbox is correct.

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  • From I-485 A (supplement)

    Patrick’s Answer

    It does not seem that you need to file the I-485A in this case, but more details are needed. I agree that you should contact an immigration lawyer.
    Patrick Hatch
    115 Market Street
    Durham, NC
    919-688-1788
    www.hatchlawoffice.com

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  • I'm a mexican living in the US. How do I become a permanent resident?

    Patrick’s Answer

    The answer will depend on how you entered the US, your age, your family members' status, how long you have lived in the US and in what status.

    Patrick Hatch
    Hatch Law Office
    115 Market Street, Suite 300
    Durham, NC 27701
    919-688-1788

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  • False claim citizenship a on mortgage loan as co borrower a mistake

    Patrick’s Answer

    This sounds like something that can be fixed with the mortgage company. I do not think it meets the requirements for a false claim to citizenship for immigration benefits, but you should correct the mistake.

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