Violence Against Women Act(VAWA)
Here is a link to an interesting blog post I found about the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA made many changes in US law, among which included creating a … Continue reading
Can I move my I-140 petition and I-485 application to a new employer under AC21?
QUESTION: My company filed an I-140 immigrant petition in the EB3 category for me which was approved several years ago. My I-485 application for adjustment of status was filed in … Continue reading
Do I have to wait for my I-130 petition to be approved before I file my I-485 application?
QUESTION: My aunt filed an I-130 immigrant visa petition for her unmarried son, who is over 21, while she was a permanent resident. My aunt has since naturalized and become … Continue reading
What if someone used a fake document to apply for a visa for someone else?
QUESTION: A US citizen brother sponsored his sister in India. The file was approved and she went to the consulate for an interview. At the interview the consulate found that the … Continue reading
Do I need my ex-husband to sign the application to renew my daughter’s U.S. passport?
QUESTION: I am a U.S. citizen who is now living in Israel. I was married to an Israeli citizen but now we are divorced. My daughter is a U.S. citizen … Continue reading
Immigrant of the Day: Actress Charlize Theron
Charlize talked about becoming a US citizen while on The Late Show with David Letterman: “You’re stuck with me now,” she told David Letterman on CBS’ “The Late Show” Wednesday. … Continue reading
Immigrant of the Day: Rapper Nicki Minaj
Immigrant of the Day: Rapper Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj, aka Onika Tanya Maraj, was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinadad and Tobago. She moved to the US … Continue reading
Can someone get a green card based on the fact that they have a US citizen child?
QUESTION: I am a Canadian citizen who is in the U.S. in TN nonimmigrant status. My wife and oldest daughter are here in TD nonimmigrant status as my dependants. My wife and … Continue reading
Visa Bulletin Update: August 2012
The US Department of State has issued the August 2012 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists visa availability to inform foreign nationals of when they can file an immigrant … Continue reading