Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

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

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

October 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

September 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

July 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

February 26, 2018 · 2 Comments

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

December 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

August 21, 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 · 4 Comments

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

How can I get another copy of my petition approval notice?

QUESTION: My dad applied for an I-130 relative petition for me in 2013. After following up with USCIS, we just learned that it was approved in February of 2015. But … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ari Sauer

Ari Sauer is an immigration law attorney with the Memphis office of the Siskind Susser law firm. Ari answers questions on US immigration law submitted by readers. Email Ari Sauer to submit a question. immigrationanswerman@gmail.com