marriage

  1. Ruppal

    EAD through OPT expiring in May 2020, filed for marriage based visa

    I filed for marriage based visa for my spouse in March 2020. Her EAD through OPT is expiring in May 2020. I am wondering how to ensure their is no gap in employment or how to ensure she is not let go. I have read that employers can let them be at leave until new cards arrive or read that you can...
  2. T

    Getting married while naturalization in process

    Hi, I have a question. I’m planning to get married soon but my naturalization is still under process. I’ve seen in other forums that it shouldn’t be a problem as long as I inform my IO at the interview about my marriage. But the thing is my fiancé has an overstayed student visa. I’m afraid that...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. jrramos

    TN visa holder getting married with Mexican

    I am a TN visa holder living and working in San Diego, CA since this past March, 2019. I want to get married with my girlfriend from Mexico, but I have some questions regarding my status. 1) Is there a problem or risk of my TN status getting cancelled after marriage? 2) Where should I get...
  7. W

    Change of plan?

    Hi all, I'm on a K1-Visa; and I'm the beneficiary. The overall process went great, no hiccups. I'm in the US now with my partner. I won't go into details as it's personal, but is it possible to abandon your K1 in favor of marrying elsewhere, such as my homeland, Australia? We're considering...
  8. C

    USA & Canadian marriage process

    Hi - I am new here, and I am looking for advice and guidance in marrying a Canadian and bring her to USA. Here is the plan/scenario: I am in Texas and she is in Canada. We are not yet engaged but soon (before we get engaged, I want to have a plan on how this process works so we can navigate...
  9. T

    Citizenship for professional wife living primarily overseas.

    My wife and I have been married for over 4 years. I am a born American Citizen and she is a Costa Rican Citizen. We spend most of our time in Costa Rica but I maintain my residency in the United States and we travel back to the US (Northern Virginia) together about once every 30-45 days (for...
  10. N

    Possibility of H4 with unauthorized unemployment on F1?

    Hello, One of my friends is currently on F1 visa and have worked for almost 11 months under the table paid in cash (no contract or ssn is linked). She is getting married now to an H1B (I-140 approved) visa holder and wants to change her status to H4 and later be a dependent on his green card...
  11. K

    Can I get a valid US visa with my new surname (after marriage) on a passport which has old surname?

    I am a Polish citizen currently present in US on F1 Visa. I will be doing a court marriage with a Chinese national in the US. I am planning to take my future husband's surname. Updating my surname in my Polish passport is a long and time taking process. I am planning to go to Poland right after...
  12. W

    Marrying citizen of Syria

    Hello, I have received my green card from the DV lottery and am wondering what is the process if I want to marry a citizen of Syria and they are not in the U.S. Thanks.
  13. S

    Married but Out of Status - GC app now, divorce later.

    Thank you in advance for reading and all advice given! Situation: -Brazilian woman married April 2016 in Texas to US man. -Did not apply for green card immediately. -Status as B2 lapsed in December 2016. -No longer loves US man and wants eventual divorce. -Wants to stay in US. -Woman, and...
  14. R

    B2 Visa returning to US after 2 months. Stayed 5 months and got married to LPR.

    I stayed in US from Sept 1, 2016 to Feb 7, 2017 (5 mos and 6 days) for a vacation and to be with my granny. Upon my entry to US, I told CBP that Im just staying for 28 days but there are changes of plan so I stayed 5 months and spent the holidays there. During my stay, I met this someone and we...
  15. L

    Be Accused of Marriage Fraud While Waiting for N-400 Interview

    Hi all, I am a marriage-based 10-year green card holder. I am currently waiting for my N-400 naturalization interview after finishing my fingerprint appointment in mid July. However, after a couple of terrible arguments this summer, my spouse filed a lawsuit against me and claimed that our...
  16. S

    green card through marriage or lottery

    Hello, I won the lottery for 2017. and my case number is really good. I'm going to marry and my fiance is citizen. Now I don't know which one is better to apply. the only difference I know is that through marriage after 3 years I can be citizen but by lottery after 5 years. Which one is...
  17. D

    J1 on official passport, F1 on regular passport

    I have a question related to J1 visa with 2 year home residency requirement (HRR) on official passports, which are the passports issued to people working for the government in my home country for the purpose of business-related travelling. My friend used her regular passport to come to the U.S...
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