I am undocumented and will get married to a US citizen soon. I came on a J1 visa then extended on B1 visa. while waiting for the approval of B1 I decided to stay cause I met somebody (my soon to be husband who was married at that time) and started working . It wasnt my intent to stay though when I filled for B1. Right now my home country passport is expired and I cannot renew it. is there a chance to legalize my situation despite everything?I GOT A B2 (VISITOR) VISA. i AM SORRY FOR THE ABOVE MISTAKE. IT WAS A B2 NOT A B1. AND IT WAS GRANTED.
Yes, see an Immigration Attorney to guide you thru this somewhat difficult case of yours.
Why can't you go to your Country's consulate office in San Francisco and have your country's passport
Did you really get a B-1? What was your stated business purpose?
Yes, the passport can be expired when you FILE ... but it should be renewed by the time of the INTERVIEW.
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You should be able to adjust. Get a consultation just to make sure there are no problems.
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