I have been living in the US my entire life. I grew up thinking I was a US citizen but later found out I was not when trying to apply for a drivers license. I have been married to my us citizen husband for 15 years and have two US born daughters. I have had a hard time applying for adjustment of status because with young children I did not want to leave the country to ask for a waiver of inadmissibility. When the new i601a came into effect we tried applying but found out I had an order of removal in absentia from when I was 9 years old. I found out my parents filed a fake asylum case when I was 9 and never showed up to court. I am fed up with my situation and am thinking of moving to Mexico and making a life there with my family. I was wondering if I would be allowed to apply for a tourist visa out there so that I can visit the US. I would be buying a house in Mexico, and working there. My husband can work remotely and daughters would do virtual/home school. Does this sound like a good idea with everything going on here in the US? Do I need to put in any sort of paperwork letting the government know I am leaving? Or should I take another route?I want to live legally and in peace.
Before departing the US it is best to consult with an attorney for a full review of your case. You will likely still require a waiver on a tourist visa given your previously history.
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