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Susan S Han

Susan Han’s Answers

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  • I485 Administrated closed based on priority date, would appeal work?

    Susan’s Answer

    Can your spouse naturalize? If yes, you may not have to leave the US but you should consult with an attorney regarding your options.

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  • About J1 visa?

    Susan’s Answer

    Yes you can change status from H4 to J1 in the US. For J-1 exchange program, you have to be sponsored, and you cannot self-petition. You should seek the advice of an attorney.

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  • What happens to re-entry permit application?

    Susan’s Answer

    You should also have with you the I-131 receipt notice and biometrics notice to show you filed for a re-entry permit and did fingerprinting prior to leaving the U.S. As my colleagues recommended, you should consult with an immigration attorney prior to entering.

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  • CITIZENSHIP

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    They will most likely ask you about the arrest, but I doubt that they will ask about the taxes from the 90's unless you checked the box that you have not filed taxes. You should bring copies of your last 3 years tax returns and if you owe any money to IRS, you should bring evidence of payment plan. If you are worried, you should consider consulting with an experiencing attorney and hiring one to attend the interview with you.

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  • Is it necessary to have 2 sets of original or certified copies of required civil documents for an immigrating married couple?

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    As of November 12, 2014, NVC is no longer collecting original documents, so a good copy will suffice.

    http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/policy_updates/National%20_Visa_Center_No_Longer_Collecting_Original_Civil_Documents_November_2014.pdf

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  • Immigration status?

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    You don't provide enough information. Do you have a green card application still pending? You should consult with an attorney to advise you of the next steps, if any.

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  • Regarding the E-Verify system - My name and social security number was run through the E-Verify system and came up as mismatch.

    Susan’s Answer

    You should consult with an immigration attorney immediately. A false claim to US citizenship can have very dire and sometimes permanent consequences.

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  • As a holder of an O1 visa, can I apply for a green card and will I have the chance to get it or not ?

    Susan’s Answer

    If you are in O-1 status as an alien of extraordinary ability, there's is the EB-1 alien of extraordinary ability category for permanent residence. Although it's called the same, you will need to submit substantial evidence that you meet the criteria. These petitions can be difficult and you should consult with an immigration attorney to make sure you are eligible, chance of success, etc.

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  • Filing form I-751 without my husband

    Susan’s Answer

    You can check either or both if it applies to your particular situation, and you must submit all the proper evidence of your good faith marriage and/or extreme cruelty. You should probably consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can help and guide you through the process.

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  • May a person whose I-94 expired but timely filed for an extension(I-539) go on a cruise through the Caribbean and return to US?

    Susan’s Answer

    You should not leave the US, otherwise, your I-539 will be deemed abandoned.

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