I married a permanent resident/green card holder. I am residing in US. We have a child together(child was born in US) I entered with waiver visa. He is filling form I-130 /Petition for Alien Relative. Do I have to send my I-485 form together , or ...
Only a USC may file a concurrent form package for an AOS for another foreign national spouse as in the above case only an I-130 may be filed initially.See question
I currently have a first offenders possession on my record and I want to bring my Filipino girlfriend here on a fiancée of wife visa . I'd prefer the fiancée visa . Will it affect that in any way getting her here
If you are a petitioning USC the cited minor criminal record will not affect your petition for your foreign national fiancée one bit.See question
I am currently on OPT on F1 student visa, waiting for my EAD card. I am going to apply for H4 dependent visa next year. Will I need to get a new EAD card if I have to work on H4? Also, Do I need an H1-B if I have an H4?
If change your status to an H4 that will necessitate to apply for an EAD document with a $380 fee as well. If you qualify for an H1B you are welcome to select tat opportunity based on your personal judgment.See question
I have got Green card via Employer filed. Can I quit my job and start business abroad. Does it effect my GC? and future Citizenship! If No May I know if how to hold my Green card status and start business?
If you have Lawful Permanent Residence already and have fulfilled your legal contractural obligations to your employer, you may do so, yet, there are several contract and ethical considerations which you need to discuss in person with a local labor counsel.See question
My husband was deported for an aggravated felony. He is permanently banned from ever returning to the United States. He was a legal permanent resident for 42 years working and paid into social security. He has been denied the ability to collect...
That is a question you need to pose directly to the Social Security Administration as his spouse because certain grounds that denied the initial dispensation of those benefits may apply to you as well.See question
Hi, I am currently in US on H-1B visa and have applied for the change of status with USCIS to L2. I have received the case number from USCIS for my application. Can I now legally stay in US based on the case number receipt from USCIS. I mean if I...
Any pending legal maters of that magnitude must be reviewed by the counsel of record who facilitated that legal submission. IF one file everything without a counsel, it is extremely important to understand that any immigrant visa case requires a competent and attentive counselSee question
Am married to an f1 student legally in the United states and I am a perminent resident. How do I change my status.
You cannot change your status as you are a US Permanent Resident, thus you do not require a visa in the U.S.See question
My husband petitioned for me i-130 and i-485. Before the result got decided, I left him because he was sexually abusing me. I filed for i-360 (VAWA) and transfered my i-485 in selfpetition. My case is now pending. My husband passed away recently. ...
In my opinion, the prior qualifying grounds of sexual abuse that you have experienced created grounds for you VAWA case that is pending. The death of the abuse does not erase, expire or remove the abuse your personally suffered and experienced.
Therefore, in my professional opinion, your pending VAWA case will be decided on those qualifying grounds with a final decision. You do not have to re file.
I was on J-1 visa until December of 2015 and I have in this visa the two years home country residence requirement. I got a B1/B2 via to visit my boyfriend and in the middle of 2016 I came to US under Thai visa to visit him. I wasn't planning to st...
Generally, there is no prohibition on an marriage for a visiting foreign national on aB-2 visa, however, any adjustment case that has a visitor married to a USC has to be handled carefully as the USCIS may raise a rebuttable presumption of dual immigrant intent by reviewing the facts of that adjustment and its timelines.See question
My husband and I got married in Dallas Texas in 2015. We have two kids and we came to live in Mexico in 2009 and have been here since. my kids and i are born us citizens. We recently got our Mexican citizenship as well. There has been lost of kidn...
The first order of business would be establishing a domicile in the United States for the USC spouse so she or he could swiftly petition for the foreign national spouse by way of I-130 and a subsequent I-485 package via a Consular Process.
Since the accuracy of that process is imperative, I suggest retaining a good legal counsel to navigate that matter to completion for your family.