Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

Memphis immigration lawyer Ari Sauer provides news and information on US immigration law.

I have TPS. Can I get a green card based upon sponsorship by my US citizen spouse without leaving the US?

QUESTION: Is it true that individuals with TPS, who entered the US without a visa, are now eligible to adjust status in the United States based on a marriage to a … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

My grandmother is bedridden and cannot sign her name. Can I sign the immigration form for her?

QUESTION: I am helping my 99-year-old Grandmother file an I-90 to renew her green card. She is vision and hearing impaired and cannot speak, read or write in English. Also, she … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

I was chosen in the H-1B lottery, but my J-1 is expiring in June. Can I stay in the US till October?

QUESTION: I have been in the US on a J-1 through the Teacher Exchange Program for almost three years, and my J-1 will be expiring on in June. I applied … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Can I change my country of chargeability for my visa petition if I become a citizen of another country?

QUESTION: My sister is a US citizen and she filed an F-4 I-130 petition for me 15 years ago. I was born in the Philippines, but I have since moved … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

I am in H-1B status. Can I take maternity leave?

QUESTION: I am in H-1B status. I just found out that I am pregnant. Will I lose my status when I stop working to have my baby? Am I able … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Updated Explanation of the Provisional Waiver (I-601a) for the Unlawful Presence Bar

November 7, 2016. By Ari Sauer, immigration lawyer with the Memphis, Tennessee office of the Siskind Susser immigration law firm. (This is an update of my January 2, 2013 post on … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

Highlights of the Proposed Rule for Parole for Entrepreneurs. By Greg Siskind

Highlights of the Proposed Rule for Parole for Entrepreneurs By: Siskind Susser attorney Greg Siskind Date:   August 29, 2016 Please note: This article is about a Proposed Rule. The actual … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Can I come to the US on a visitor visa and apply for a green card in the US based on my approved immigrant petition?

QUESTION: I have a B1/B2 visitor visa that was issued to me many years ago. My mother filed an I-130 petition for me a while ago and the priority date … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Syria Redesignated for Temporary Protected Status. Eligible Applicants Must Register by September 30, 2016

DHS has re-designated the Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from October 1, 2016  through March 31, 2018. Nationals from Syria who: A) have continuously resided in the … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

DHS extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador through March 9, 2018

DHS has extended eligibility for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for national of El Salvador for an additional 18 months through March 9, 2018. Nationals of El Salvador who currently have TPS status … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment