What happens if the USCIS officer does not have my whole file at the time of my green card (I-485) interview?
QUESTION: I am a US citizen. I filed an I-130 Petition for Alien Relative for my mother, and then separately filed an I-485 Application to Adjust Status green card application … Continue reading
Can I expedite my wait for a visa for my I-130 petition due to my petitioning father’s advanced age?
QUESTION: My father is a US citizen. He filed an I-130 application for me in 2012, which was approved in 2012. At the time I was unmarried, but I got … Continue reading
What do I do when I become a US citizen after filing an I-130 petition for my spouse?
QUESTION: I filed an I-130 petition for my wife, who is in India. When I filed the I-130, I was a permanent resident. Now I am a citizen. What is … Continue reading
Can I file my I-485 application before my I-130 petition is approved?
QUESTION: I am in the US is E-2 status. My husband is a Permanent Resident and he filed an I-130 petition for me last year. My priority date is available … Continue reading
I came on an F-1 student visa, but have fallen out of status. Can I still apply for a green card through Adjustment of Status when my US citizen wife sponsors me?
QUESTION: I was an international student on an F-1 visa, but I stopped going to school, and have fallen out of status because I moved to another city to live … Continue reading
JANUARY 2018 DOS VISA BULLETIN
Posted December 19, 2017 The US Department of State has issued the January 2018 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists visa availability to let foreign nationals know when they can … Continue reading
When a US Citizen sponsors her parents for an immigrant visa, can her sibling get one too?
QUESTION: I have a US citizen daughter and she will be 21 years old soon. We know that when she is 21 she will be able to sponsor me and my wife, … Continue reading
August 21, 2017 – Immigration News Update
August 21, 2017- Discussing the Building America’s Trust Act, the District Court case for the Texas SB4 bill, lawsuits filed in Chicago and California against Attorney General Sessions, a potential … Continue reading
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