1. I have my EAD based on TPS ending in a 4 months. 2. I also have my Asylum case pending. Question 1 - Can I apply for renewal of EAD based on Asylum while I still have my EAD valid. If Yes, would it impact my TPS EAD should it be extended. ...
If you asylum application has been pending for over 150 days, you can apply for an EAD.
My friend is currently been detained by ICE for almost four months (unlawfully- he was here on a business visa at the time - it expired while he was detained). He had an interview for asylum 6 weeks ago and has yet to hear a word back on his pendi...
It could be that the Immigration Judge is waiting for the criminal case to be resolved. A serious conviction could make your friend ineligible for asylum.
Dear I am a PhD student (F1 visa) from Iran. I am interested in getting permanent residency by asylum. This is my real story: I had a spiritual master in Iran 4 to 5 years back. Actually, he had more than 100 students in that time and he spread h...
Asylum has three basic requirements. First, an asylum applicant must establish that he or she fears persecution in their home country. Second, the applicant must prove that he or she would be persecuted on account of one of five protected grounds: race, religion, nationality, political opinion, and social group. Third, an applicant must establish that the government is either involved in the persecution, or unable to control the conduct of private actors. Please see https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/asylum-in-the-united-statesSee question
Would my political asylum application have any bearings whatsoever on my current H-1B status?
Not necessarily, but I suggest that you do not apply for a work permit through asylum if you wish to remain in H-1B status. https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/asylum-in-the-united-statesSee question
Will the Canadian Immigration honor my indefinite I94?
Contact your local Canadian consulate. It would be a good idea to obtain a Refugee Travel Document from the USCIS.
My wife and I are in the US more than 23 years and our kids are born here. We have 3 kids and one of them is 18 years old.
Once your US born child reaches the age of 21, he/she can sponsor you and your wife for green cards. If you entered the US lawfully, you may be eligible to "adjust your status" to permanent resident without having to leave the US. Please see https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/green-cards-for-family-membersSee question
I am a green card holder, I am going to propose to a foreign girlfriend, she is my friend's friend and we love each other. She entered the country with B1/B2, and soon she should receive a decision regarding her change of status (F1, almost 7 mont...
Marrying her now could have an adverse effect on her ability to change her status to F-1 student.See question
i read that a person "in removal proceedings" are barred from adjusting their status. Is a person with a prior "in absentia" order of removal technically considered "in removal proceedings" and thus barred from adjustment of status? or does "in ...
Some persons in removal proceedings are eligible to adjust their status. However, if the person has an order of removal, his/her removal proceedings would first have to be "reopened" in order for them to be able to adjust their status. https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/how-to-adjust-your-status-to-permanent-residentSee question
I'm being pressured to return to Nigeria to subject my pregnant wife to FGM. More importantly that we are expecting a girl child in few months time. Meaning the two of them would have to be circumcised. This seems to be the worst request from my f...
Yes, being subject to FGM could be grounds for asylum. Please see http://www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org/female-genital-mutilation-grounds-seeking-asylumSee question
I have received my Asylum work permit card that let me work in the USA for a year. I already have an OPT for 2017 and also have the option of extending my OPT for 2018. Would you recommend me to extend my OPT for 2018 in case my asylum case get d...
You may wish to apply for a STEM OPT extension rather than your using your Asylum EAD because if you do so you will lose your F-1 status.