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  • Is it possible I'm already a US citizen? I became a US Permanent Resident a few months before my 18th birthday.

    My green card is 10 year card, Category IB7. That means that I got it because one of my parents was a US Citizen, right? The green card says I've been a resident since Jan 2004. This was 7 months before my 18th birthday, and I was in high school t...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    If you call USCIS the will walk you through a series of questions to see if you indeed are a citizen or sit down with an attorney. If so, you can request a certificate of citizenship through the form N-600. But from what you're telling us, it appears that you are.

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  • As a convicted felon, will I be stopped or questioned in any way when returning to the US?

    I have several felony convictions, for which I served all the requirements of my probation and subsequently had my probation terminated. A year later, I traveled out of the country and am just now getting ready to return. Will I be stopped or ques...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    Are you an immigrant? You posted this in the immigration section. If you are an immigrant, felony convictions can cause problems for you upon re-entry to the country. It can result in being put on track for removal from the country. If you are a USC, I don't know why you'd be concerned about being detained or questioned, unless you've committed a new crime. And in that case, this is the wrong practice section.

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  • Will I still get my EAD card?

    I have applied for AOS back in April of 2016, I had my biometrics appointment in May of 2016 and AOS interview is scheduled for July 2016. I have not been able to track my i-765 case status online and I am assuming my EAD will not arrive before I ...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    The EAD typically arrives before your residency is approved. However, once you get your residency, you will no longer need the ead.

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  • I was charged with theft and I'm not a us citizen should I hire a lawyer or what would I have to do?

    I have a charge for theft and I'm not a us citizen what will I have to do to get out of this situation I need help

    Cassandra’s Answer

    YES get the best lawyer you can afford. Preferably one who practices both immigration and criminal law, as a conviction for theft can have a significant negative impact on your immigration status

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  • What Shlould i do about my case ?

    Last year i had an issue about illegal working and i was given a NTA but it was never filed in an immigration court . I applied for asylum Affirmatively and got the reciept for acceptance of my case and done the fingerprints . I applied for EAD 6...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    If an asylum application is denied you can be placed into removal proceedings. If you were convicted of a crime you can be put into removal proceedings. I can't really tell from your post exactly how immigration became aware of you...

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  • Is it possible to take off the arrest warrant for misdemeanor without presence of a wanted person?

    I was convicted for shoplifting back in 2001. I admitted my guilt, and have been sentenced to serve 40 hours of public work. I haven't served my sentence and later in 2005 I have left the territory of the US. The arrest warrant has been issued. No...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    I am a criminal defense attorney in Ohio and I practice immigration law as well. Here in Ohio, it would be virtually impossible in all of the courts I am familiar in to clear up this Failure to comply with a court order that you have without appearing at court at some point. Although a local attorney may possibly be able to get you on the docket again without you being there, I would highly doubt you can resolve the case without ever appearing personally. Regarding immigration, a theft is considered a crime of moral turpitude and will probably prevent you from ever coming to the United States. however, to give you any definitive answer, I would need to know much more about your situation, what did you steal? Where did it take place? were you here on a visa? Are you a resident? etc. etc. Sometimes there are waivers available to "excuse" a mistake, but I just don't know what you might be eligible for or not based upon the info provided. Also, so long as you have an outstanding warrant, you probably won't get back into the country.

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  • When can i receive my ceremony for citizenship

    Hello, I did apply for citizenchip at January 2015 and got my interview at october 2015 away late than normal processing time for newark is 5 months ..then when i went there i passed the test easily and the officer only asked me for 2014 taxes be...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    Your best shot is to request an info pass appointment. You can do it online.

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  • Can using a fake soc. Security get me deported when my us citizen wife files for me?

    I entered the US legally but have worked using a fake social security. My US citizen wife wants to file for me to get me papers. Will i be deported or denied papers for using fake SS?

    Cassandra’s Answer

    Call a good immigration attorney. Depending on the circumstances, you may still be able to get your papers.

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  • Is it a big problem? What it can affect? Will it be an issue to get my next visa at my next place?

    Hello! I am from UKRAINE. I am on H2A visa right now. I changed the employer in NE (H2A visa) to another one in KS. Tonight I got a copy of my approval notice and it looks okay, except that on my I94 ( the bottom part of my I-797A with tear li...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    It is important to maintain accurate records. Contact USCIS to get that corrected.

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  • When will my family get interviewd?

    My wife and son both have an nvc case at the National Visa Center their current status says "At Nvc" i have paid all the fees for both cases and also the affidavit of support documents are all at nvc i want to know how long till i get the intervie...

    Cassandra’s Answer

    My experience has been that it takes several months at least to get the NVC interview appointment date. The interviews are typically scheduled 30-60 days from when you receive the letter.

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