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  1. K

    Filing N-400 from abroad

    Hey everyone, My situation is a little complicated so I'll try to be as clear as possible. My husband (US citizen) and I have been married since February 2017, and lived together in the US for over 3 consecutive years. In those 3 years we were only abroad for a total of 50 days (1 to 2 weeks...
  2. L

    Green Card for Parents born before 1950, and don't have birth certificate

    Dear Rajiv, I am a US citizen and applying green card for my parents in India. Both are born before 1950, do not have a birth certificate/marriage certificate and also do not have close relatives/siblings to provide an affidavit. How do I proceed in this case?
  3. W

    Getting a green card after visa u

    Hello I’ve had my visa u for 3 years now so our lawyer said we can apply for our green card now. He asked me if I was married an I am not but I didn’t recently find out I’m pregnant does that affect my status ? I am gettin this with my parents
  4. R

    GC - stay outside US for more than 1 year (COVID)

    My mom (81) went to visit my sis in India in Oct, 2019. She was supposed to come back in Mar 2020 and we had booked air tickets etc, but due to Covid, flight cancellations and risk factors due to her age, she is still in India. Is there any chance/way USCIS will not make her GC invalid after 1...
  5. S

    Infopass Help Needed - 18mo Ext Expiring

    Hi All, I currently have a Green Card and have previously filed for a removal of my conditional status, but still waiting for an appointment date. My I797 18 month extension is expiring on July 18th. I recently moved to new city and have fortunately found a new job that I know I will love. My...
  6. A

    H1B Laid Off - Find a new job - 60 days grace period - Not sure it fits this timeline + Green Card marriage in process

    Hi Everyone, I hope you all doing great and healthy! I am currently in a complicated situation. I was on a H1B and I was laid off on April, 10th and received a 2 weeks severance pay but paid in total 2 weeks after. I believe my 60 days activates the day of my last paid severance, but let's say...
  7. G

    F3 category - Member of family (spouse) doesn't want proceed with the process

    Hi guys, I am looking for some clarification about an issue. To explain a bit, my mothers parent issued an F3 category petition for my mother and us to get a Green Card. Some years passed and now came the time for us to proceed with the steps of paying the fees, getting the documentation ready...
  8. K

    Daca to Green Card adjustment of status

    I am a Daca recipient who recently got married and am beginning the application status for green card adjustment. I have seen many suggestions that I should use my new marriage name on the forms. My concern is that besides my marriage certificate I have no other documents with my new name. Would...
  9. I Prasad

    L1-A and got laid off. Looking for change of status temporarily to stay in US

    Hello Mr. Rajiv, Following is my timeline. July 2014: First Entered this country on Initial blanket L1-A valid till 25th March 2017 May 2017: L1-A individual petition approved until 25th March 2019 June 2017: EB3 PERM/LABOR filed Feb 2018: EB1-C I140 filed June 2018: EB1-C I140 approved June...
  10. T

    Questions regarding applying for green card in EB5 category

    Hello, I am currently working here in US on OPT with EAD card and my brother is on H1 visa working here as well. My brother and I are both willing to invest $500k and get a loan of $1.5 million from the bank and buy a motel or a small business and then apply for GC in EB5 category. Now when we...
  11. P

    Dating but how do we get married?

    Hello there! My boyfriend and I are in a bit of a situation.. He's been living in the US for 7 years (5 years under the F1 visa) and we have been dating for 6 years now. He graduated from a US university and has been working for a US company while under the OPT stem extension. Problem? His...
  12. CrunchyChurro

    DV GC from 2016 -- Can I apply for citizenship now? What's the process?

    I'm on a DV green card right now. Got it in April of 2016. I remember reading that you need 5 years of green card before you can get citizenship but that you can apply within the fourth year. Does this mean I can apply for citizenship this month? Can someone briefly walk me through the process...
  13. S

    It has been more than four months and i did not receive my Green Card or any notification from USCIS Houston Office

    Interview was completed and your case must be reviewed I made and inquiry and they replied me that I have to will 120 days more, I do not understand what is the problem and why it is taking so long. It has been 4 months already and they are saying to wait 4 months more. please help me , I am...
  14. S

    Regarding immigrant visa interview during coronavirus

    Hi all, I need some expert advice on this below issue. I applied for an f4 immigrant visa for my sister in India. PD: 21 Dec 2004 Approval date: 29 Oct 2010 The PD got current in visa bulletin of April 2020 Their visa interview date came out to be 3rd april 2020. My sister has a son who is...
  15. dibbi

    L1A expiring in 3 years. Whats next?

    Hi, I am on an L1A visa and already took one extension and the 7 year maximum period ends in 3 more years. My I-140 under EB1 was filed with a priority date Jul 2018. With the recent retrogression in EB1 for Indians, I am wondering what happens if the priority date does not reach in the time...
  16. A

    non willful misrepresentation (info from childhood)

    Hello, Should I be worried about answering no to "Have you ever been issued a U.S. Visa"? It appears that I have been issued a visa when I was 6 or 7 years old. Worse with a slightly different name (middle and last-named were swapped). How big of trouble I am in even though I was not aware...
  17. A

    US reentry on green card. Do I need to present passport of country of origin?

    I'm a dual citizen with 2 passports. Let's say passport A and passport B. Passport A is the country of birth / country of origin. Passport B I acquired later in life but before immigration to US. Upon entering US after getting the green-card for the first time I presented my green-card and was...
  18. B

    Do they check tax returns as part of the green card approval process?

    I’m here on an H1-B and about to file a PERM. Last year I messed up and, on advice of friends, signed up for Upwork and took on two paid jobs. I realized as my second job started that my visa didn’t allow this kind of work. I stopped after that job and haven’t done any work on the side since...
  19. 7

    I-130: Petition now or after N400 for Spouse?

    So, I got married last year. Initially, the 'grand plan' was for me, an LPR, to move to country X to join spouse, a citizen of country X. Unfortunately, due to some issues, our plan has changed: I want my spouse and child to come to join me here in the US. We plan on moving to country X several...
  20. D

    Passport/Citizenship question..

    Hello All! I would first like to say thank you again to everyone that helped me throughout my process of applying for my passport/citizenship so many years ago! You guys helped me out a lot and I could not thank you enough! Anyway, today I come to ask for a friend of mine who is in a slightly...
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