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    Arrested after the citizenship interview but before oath ceremony.

    I received a letter of invitation from USCIS for the Oath Ceremony. Unfortunately, I got arrested right after for criminal charges which the process may take a year to be dismissed. What are the chances that they let me do the oath? What are the chances that they take my GC and deny my...
  2. madhurtanwani

    Work visa after green card surrender & marriage

    I'm seeing a lot of good responses on this forum and I'm hopeful someone can help me with my dilemma as well. I received my green card in Nov 2018. I had an L1 Visa (expires in 2021) before getting the green card. I was not married at the time when I got my green card. I’m considering marriage...
  3. madhurtanwani

    Work visa after green card surrender & marriage

    I'm seeing a lot of good responses on this forum and I'm hopeful someone can help me with my dilemma as well. I received my green card in Nov 2018. I had an L1 Visa (expires in 2021) before getting the green card. I was not married at the time when I got my green card. I’m considering marriage...
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    DV Lottery

    Hi, I'm Chris from Australia and I'm new to this forum. I was selected in the DV Lottery and I submitted my DS-160 form a month ago. I'm still at university and close to finishing a diploma. I was wondering if I could have some assistance if this will be a problem for the interview and...
  5. H

    Interest in graduating high school from Germany

    Hello, I hope that I have chosen the right category. A friend and I would like to go to the US and graduate from a local high school for two years. After that, we would like to permanently live in the US. Is there any way? With an F1-Visa, you, unfortunately, cannot graduate from a high school...
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    Affidavit of Support (AOS) fee for 2 applications?

    Hi Everyone, I am doing 2 applications of GC at the same time, one for each of my parents. While they are separate, they are linked since they go together. I wanted to know if I had to pay the AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT (AOS) fee twice or just once? If just once, how do I show that I already paid it...
  7. T

    GC for Mom in India: List of docs required to send to NVC (National Visa Center)

    Hello, I filed a GC (I-130) for my mom and its was approved a few days ago. She is NOT adjusting status within USA, but will be getting the GC in India. The next steps are that application will be sent to NVC which will ask both me (petitioner) & my Mom (beneficiary) for some documents. I'm...
  8. J

    Hiring a legal representative/lawyer for naturalization

    What are some possible benefits of having/hiring legal representative/lawyer for naturalization? (N-400) All I could think of is that 1. The applicant does not fluently speak English; need help during the interview/filing process. 2. The applicant does not want to file themselves. I am...
  9. O

    Not able to type name and A-number in 'Additional Information' section

    I am currently filing my I-130 and I-130A petition. While filing I-130A I need to add additional information in part 7. According to USCIS instruction, you are supposed to provide your name and A number in Part#7 'Additional Information' section. However, the editor does not allow me to type...
  10. E

    Eb3 VISA help

    Hi I’m from Ireland My cousin was able to find a employer for me who will sponsor me on eb3 visa. If we start the process now what would the time frame be? on the March bulletin it says it’s current For both skilled and non skilled I know non skilled is max 10k each year But as it’s current what...
  11. E

    I-551 in an expired foreign passport

    My mom arrived to the US on January 11, 2019 with the immigrant visa I-155. She couldn't stay for longer than a month to receive the actual Green Card, and went back. Meanwhile, her foreign passport expired (whereas the visa itself is valid till December this year). She got a new foreign...
  12. T

    Help on conversion.

    Hi all new here and posting trying to figure out how to change a B2 visa to a green card or citizenship. Currently my girlfriend has been granted a B2 visa from Brazil. She would like to eventually move to America and work here. At this point in time we do not wish to go the marriage route...
  13. raaguas

    3rd Trimester Pregnant, Waiting for Interview

    Seeking advice on what to do. Hoping someone can help... I am petitioned together with my father (principal applicant), mother and younger sister under F3. We just received an email this month that we just need to wait for the interview schedule. I am single, currently on my 34th week of...
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    EB1 A - Sigma XI Full Membership for Invited Membership Criteria

    Hi, I am using IEEE Senior Membership for invited membership criteria. Along with that my lawyer told me to get SIGMA XI - Full Membership for the same. Any suggestion or comments regarding using SIGMA XI full membership for this criteria ? I have read and seen some concerns about using...
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    Green card holder travelling with US citizen minor

    Hi, I have been a green card holder for 5 years (with German passport, not applying for US citizenship yet) and need to travel to Germany for a few days with my 4-year old daughter who only has a US passport. Could there be any problems getting back into the US under these circumstances?
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    Apply for I-90, N-400, or both?

    USCIS made an error for "Country of Birth" on my Permanent Resident Card (Green Card), it says "USA" but I was born in a foreign country. Caught the error late and never had it corrected/replaced. My PRC expires on June 20, 2019. Here is my dilemma: There will be important things I need to do...
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    Your experience and timeline with I -485 asylum based green card application

    Hello, I was wondering if someone could share their timeline on i485 processing from date of receipt to card production. ( asylum based only). I applied on oct 20th... waiting on my fingerprint notice now. Basically, I am trying to see how long does the whole process takes. Thank you very...
  18. S

    Filing GC second time from another organization

    Hi, I filed my Green Card (EB3) when I was in US in the year 2009 and was working for organization A. Post which I shifted to India in the year 2010. At that point in time I heard that my I-140 was approved and the remaining processing would shift to consular based processing. Later I switched...
  19. J

    Submitted my N-400 2 weeks ago - arrested for DV this past weekend - biometrics appointment next weekend - HELP

    Hi Guys! I've submitted my N-400 two weeks ago since I'm already within 90 days of my 3 year marriage, but sadly this weekend we had an argument at home and cops were called and I ended up arrested for DV (misdemeanor 1); my wife paid my bond so I got out. She's not pressing any charges or...
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    Is there any reason why USCIS doesn't send a temporary Green Card while in a process of renewal?

    Hello, I filed for renewal of my Green Card in May 2018 and I've been waiting ever since. USCIS sent me a letter that states that my residency has been extended for 12 months. I also started a new job and the whole problem with "expired" Green Card is pain in the neck... The HR keeps calling me...
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