Hello everyone, I have been married to an USc for almost two years now and we have a child together. Before I got married to my husband, I was in portland, Maine and I received food stamps and one month rent. The reason I did it was because I thought it would have no consequence . My husband petitionned the AOS for me and he lied to the lawyer and checked NO to the question related to the public assistance. I am hoping that the USCIS won't find out and denied my case. I already did the fingerprints. He is threatening me to withdraw the petition if I let the lawyer know of what he did. What can I do at this point?
If you are (were) a public charge, there are serious consequences. It is even more telling if your husband is threatening to withdraw your application. Retain an attorney immediately to assist you in dealing with the potential pitfall. The looming challenge looks real based on your narrative. An experienced immigration attorney will help you minimize and/or reduce the risks.
You should consult with an experienced immigration attorney. First, you need to go over exactly what assistance you received. Some benefits are not considered to be public assistance as defined on the I-485 application. Second, if it is determined that you did receive public assistance as defined for purposes of the I-485 application, then you can correct your I-485 at your interview with USCIS. Again, discuss all of this with an attorney. Best wishes.
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You mean to ask whether you can deal with inadmissibility grounds? I guess. Talk to n immigration attorney about it.
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The FORM I-485 was signed by you and not by your husband. You need to contact your attorney and explain the details that were omitted by you in the preparation of the FORM I-485. The attorney should know what must be done at this juncture.
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