1. P

    I130 approved, H1B, work authorization

    Background: My I-130 was approved on Nov 2015. I think my documents were submitted somewhere in March 2015. For my category (“All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed” and F4), I have to wait for a long time to get a green card. I did my undergrad, Masters, and PhD in the US and currently, I...
  2. R

    I-130 Filed Before 90 Days-Need Advice/Help

    Hi Folks, We had started the process of filing GC for my Mother in Law in March 2002. The I-130 was filed online. Now getting ready to file I-485, there has been a question asked by USCIS that why was the I-130 started before 90 days. The I-485 is yet to be filed. She arrived in US in Feb 2022...
  3. R

    Can I follow up with I-485 with a pending I-130?

    I'm the beneficiary of the I-130 petition submitted in May 2020 (23 months). I'm on TN status expiring in October 2022 (in 6 months). Processing times for CSC say 23-30 months which means any time between now (April) and October. Can I follow up with I-485 (I-765 & I-131) so it counts as...
  4. M

    RFE on I-130 for spouse sponsorship

    Hi, I received an RFE for my I-130 application to sponsor for my wife's green card with the following reason Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, was not signed by the petitioner, XXXXXX, or the copy that was submitted did not contain all pages of the form. Submit a...
  5. M

    Questions about sponsoring my wife and my parents at the same time

    Hello, I have just got my citizenship through naturalization. I'm filling out I-130 forms to sponsor my wife and both of my parents for GC. I have a few questions hoping to get answers here. 1) I have a copy of my certificate of naturalization WITHOUT my signature then I signed and sent it in...
  6. F1visaMBGC

    Applying for AOS of my wife

    Was looking on some advice for what is going on in the world of USCIS since calling them or checking their website for updates is a pretty horrible user experience. My wife and I (usc) are in the process of applying for an AOS since we got married in August of 2020. We ended up getting all...
  7. OhCanada!

    Sponsoring My Mother from Canada I-130

    Hi all, I am a dual citizen of Canada and the US, who lives in the US. I filed the I-130 in December 2020 for my mother who lives in Canada (Canadian citizen). Both her mother (my grandmother) and I are citizens of the USA. My Grandmother lives in Canada (also dual), so I thought me doing...
  8. A

    Change in the processing speed from January?

    Hi Good People. Should there be a change in the processing speeds(I130 for spouse of Green Card Holders living in overseas) from January as the new president is coming in? Thanks in advance.
  9. S

    Family based visa - question on current processing time on CA or TX

    I have filed a family based immigration visa for my brother in 2013 May (along with his wife). Because I live in CA, I believe it will be handled in CA service center. I found that the current queue in CA service center is 2008. My brother's wife (let's say her name is Y) parents became US...
  10. D

    About an old immigration process

    When I was a child my father started an immigration process on my behalf. The I-130 was approved and the process continued until the next step to do was to schedule an interview in the US embassy (I was 15years old). However, I decided not to do so that time, since I wanted to stay in my...
  11. H

    Travel domestically with a pending I-130 and I-485 (parent) [URGENT]

    Hello, My parent came here to visit few months ago at that time I submitted an i-130 as they were supposed to return home after few months. however with COVID19 and the airports shutting down they got stuck here and I have submitted an i94 extension two weeks before the expiration of their...
  12. aninha1415

    Are you exempt from the public charge ground of inadmissibilidade?

    On the form i485 they ask if you are exempt from the public charge ground of inadimissibility. I can answer yes or no. But even after reading again and again the instructions I am not sure about the correct answer (the word exempt followed by the word inadimissibility is making me very confused)...
  13. S

    Immigration help for spouse who is a Canadian Citizen

    A little background: I currently reside in Michigan. I acquired my US Green Card in 2010 and was consequently naturalized and became an US citizen in 2016. My wife is a naturalized Canadian citizen. We had been in a long distance relationship for 6 years and in July 2019, she visited me over a...
  14. F

    I-130 Question Please Help

    Hello here's my situation and i appreciate all the help i can get, So i got married about a year ago now in china to a Chinese man, needed to go to us embassy in china to get a specific piece of paper translated then we took it to local chinese courthouse to do the rest and got married. Fast...
  15. Jdl787

    F4 visa aged out or not

    Hi members, My uncle applied for f4 visa for my dad and the priority date is April 4th, 2007 and the i-130 was approved on March 15, 2012. When I log on to ceac I don't see my name, but my parents are listed. My DOB is August 27th, 1994 and my current age is 25. I know am above the age for...
  16. M

    Upgrade I-130 after naturalization

    Hello, I would like to know how much time does USCIS take to upgrade form I-130 for Spouse after Naturalization. I submitted the I-130 application when I was a permanent resident (Green card) in March 2018, I got the receipt(Form I-797C) in return stating the petition is in "review", not...
  17. A

    I-130 March 2018 Filers - F2a

    Just wanting to hear from any other LPR's who filed an I-130 in March 2018. Application is at the CSC Priority date 03/02/2018
  18. Z

    F1 student visa denial, pending I-130 through spouse

    Hello My spouse is a green card holder in the USA. He filed a I-130 4 months ago. I applied for F1 student visa twice and got denied for the same reason (section 214(b)). although I have strong ties in home country (family) but the officer did not want to look and listen to me she just...
  19. T

    Filing GC for parent from India when they're in US on tourist visa

    Hello, I'm planning to file GC (I-130) for my father from India i.e. filing center will be New Delhi. He is currently visiting me in USA right now on tourist visa. He won't be adjusting status so no I-485 is in question. He plans to return to India in about a month. He is within the 6 months...
  20. M

    H1B picked in lottery 2018, still no news CSC

    hi i need your valuable opinions i am currently on TN, I94 expires on Dec 26th 2018 H1B lottery picked this year ,USCIS page still shows Case Received,California CS PERM approved last month,due to Sept 2018 visa bulletin we can't apply concurrent I-485 (Mexican) EB3 worse case scenario >>> if i...