I got Green Card through marriage which was Conditional Resident Card in year of 2011. I file I-751 in year 2012, Now I have IR1 which is for ten years. My question is Can i apply for Citizenship? I am stilll married and he is going to file divorce?
One of the requirements for an application for citizenship is that you have been a permanent resident for at least 4 years and 9 months (or, if you have been married to, and living with, a US citizen spouse, then the time requirement is 2 years and 9 months). Because it appears that your marriage might be having problems, it might be best to file on your own, and not on the basis of marriage. In that case, you must be a permanent resident for 4 years and 9 months. So, depending on the date you became a permanent resident in 2011, you might be eligible to apply now for citizenship, or you might need to wait until later in 2016. Best wishes.See question
I am a recent graduated international student on F-1 visa. Last Wednesday at DTW, the security check found a brass knuckles in my carry-on baggage and took me to the policy. The policy officer charged me a Misdemeanor. He gave me a court citatio...
You should consult with a criminal defense attorney, AND with an experienced immigration attorney, as soon as possible, to determine exactly what the charges are, and what are the possible consequences for your immigration status. Best wishes.See question
My immigrating husband and I are divorcing, we have not had an interview yet. I would like to withdraw the entire case and I485. He's cheated, made children, and breaking minor laws. I want out! Help!!
You could withdraw from the case by writing a letter to USCIS, indicating that you wish to withdraw your I-130 Petition. You could send it to the local USCIS office nearest you (apparently Detroit), and you could also send a copy of the letter to the USCIS office listed on the I-130 receipt notice. Best wishes.See question
We do not have any kids but my husband (US Citizen) has a child from a previous marriage and the child does not live with us. Do we need to mention his child's name in part 5 of the form?
The instructions on the I-751 should be clear. If you have questions or concerns, you should consult directly with an experienced immigration attorney near you. Best wishes.See question
Am asylum seeker ,currently I live in Bute MS where can I apply for my case and how long it take for interview
In order to apply for asylum, you need to prepare and submit an application on a form called I-589. The directions will indicate the address to mail the application. Asylum law is very complex. I strongly suggest that you work with an experienced immigration attorney to have the best chance of success.See question
I checked my case status on the USCIS website, it says that it is "suspended" because they sent a request for evidence? What does that mean? Does suspended means my case is still pending or is it not pending anymore?
It's not clear, but it probably means that the case is being put on hold while USCIS waits for you or your attorney to respond to the Request For Evidence. I suggest that you consult directly with an experienced immigration attorney to address the issue. Best wishes.See question
My wife (fiance in that time) and daughter came to the USA with a B2 visa 5 months ago, I got married with my wife here in the USA and filled an I-130 form for them, The file is California in Process. Their B2 visa is closed to expired. They apply...
Based on your posting, it appears that you are a permanent resident. Is that correct? If the priority date for your wife and daughter is not current, then they need to either have their visitor time extended, or they need to depart the United States prior to or on the date that their authorization to remain in the United States expires. I suggest that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney for more details, and to avoid issues that could cause significant problems in the future. Best wishes.See question
I have J1 VISA with 2 years home residency requirements.I have asylum pending for 6 months and no interview yet, just fingerprints. my J1 VISA will expire on next August. If I withdraw my asylum case now and leave USA before my visa will expire, w...
If you withdraw your asylum case and leave the United States on or before the expiration of your authorized time on the J-1 visa, then your time in the United States should not be a reason for a denial of a visa application in the future. US immigration officials might have other reasons to deny a future visa application. I suggest that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney for more details. Best wishes.See question
My I-485,I-131 was just received by USCIS and I need to travel as soon as possible overseas for possible financial losses. I'm welling to call USCIS tomorrow to request Expedite AP. But I'm not sure if my case is considered pending. Since AP is in...
I suggest that as soon as you get the receipt for your advance parole, make an InfoPass appointment to your local USCIS office. Show your I-131 and I-485 receipts, and bring documents to show your reasons for needing to travel immediately (financial loss information). Perhaps the local office will issue an advance parole document to you. Best wishes.See question
I have a valid B1/B2 visa and I recently got approved for a J1 (with accompanying DS2019 form). The DS2019 starts in July 1st and I understand I can get in the US up to 30 days prior. However, I would like to visit a friend in the US just for a fe...
Both the visitor visa and the J visa are nonimmigrant visas. So long as you are truthful regarding any questions from US immigration officials, and so long as you convince the officials that you intend to be in the US for just 5 days, you should be OK. You need to know, however, that US immigration officials at points of entry have broad authority to deny entry for any number of reasons, including if they suspect that you intend to enter the US for a purpose that is not permitted by the type of visa you are using.See question