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Carl Michael Shusterman
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  • Assylum

    I went to my asylum like 7 months ago but i still not received my decision but my asylum official told me that i will receive my decision 2 weeks to 3 weeks I'm confused why is go up to 7 months

    Carl’s Answer

    Make an inquiry, or if this drags on too long, sue the government in Federal Court to compel them to make a decision.

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  • How can i get insurance during pregnancy on asylum pending

    hi my asylum is pending but i have a workpermit .i am not working but my husband works .i am pregnant now .i really need insurance but i don't know how can i get insurance

    Carl’s Answer

    You can purchase health insurance like anyone else. This is not a question regarding US immigration law.

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  • Am I

    I don't know if I have a 5 year bar or not. I came to the us and got put in detention and then removed from the airport to a detention center. I have two things saying in my passport INA SECTION 217 and INA 212(a)(7)(A)(i)(I) with a number star...

    Carl’s Answer

    It looks like you were subject to an expedited removal. If so, you are barred from entering the US for 5 years.

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  • Can I marry an illegal immigrant in Tn ?

    He is in jail going to be sent to Texas for an aggravated assault charge. Immigration has a hold on him also.

    Carl’s Answer

    Yes, you can definitely marry. He probably is not eligible to legalize his immigration status.

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  • Can i change employer and still keep by green card priority date?

    I am planning to change my employer and I have few questions. I would really appreciate if someone can respond or point me in right direction. I have an approved I-140 and my priority date (PD) is Dec 2011 - EB2 , and I also applied for H4-EAD fo...

    Carl’s Answer

    If you change employer, you will "retain" your initial priority date if your new employer sponsors you for an EB green card.

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  • Provisional waivers and retrogression

    With new provisional waiver rules, do you predict any drastic retrogression in EB3 ROW category in 2017? Thanks

    Carl’s Answer

    I don't see this as a possibility in the next fiscal year.

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  • What can be done for my wives case, immigration employment discrimination.

    My wive DACA expired beginning of June, her company had no problems keeping her on till the new DACA was approved. We filled it in March, my wive had an altercation with a coworker in July, nothing was done. She overstepped her supervisor and went...

    Carl’s Answer

    Your wife must have a valid EAD in order to continue working.

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  • I HAVE AN INTERVIEW FOR MY I485 UNDER 245(i) MTR

    I have been interveiwed twice on same case. Now after they reopened my MTR i have been called for interview again but all they want is my ORIGINAL PASSPORT,I94,MEDICALS NEW AS EXPIRES EVERY YEAR AND MY LATEST TAX RETURN AS ITS EMPLOYMENT BASED. M...

    Carl’s Answer

    More information is needed in order to answer your question.

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  • Advice and help ,I need your advice dear respectful lawyers

    Dear All let me first thank each one of you for your continuous help i got from this helpful site which i recommend for all the ppl i am Syrian citizen who is applying for asylum in USA i need to know for sure when i applied for me and my husban...

    Carl’s Answer

    You can apply for asylum and list your husband as a dependent spouse.

    https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/asylum-winning-your-case

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  • Can I get ID, if my immigration case was administratively closed

    I was in process of removing case, and was asking for asylum, and my case was administratively closed, I can be legally here. And want to know can I get identification card.

    Carl’s Answer

    Getting an ID is a matter of state law, not federal immigration law.

    https://www.dot.state.pa.us/public/dvspubsforms/bdl/bdl%20publications/pub%20195nc.pdf

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