Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

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

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

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

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 · 2 Comments

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

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

Info on regulation changes proposed by USCIS for Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

On December 30, 2015, USCIS published proposed regulation changes entitled “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers.” This is just the proposed … Continue reading

January 10, 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

If a US green card holder gives up their green card, can they apply for a visitor visa?

QUESTION: If a green card holder living outside the US no longer wishes to pursue getting his/her American citizenship – can he/she let go of the green card and apply … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Visa Bulletin Update and Predictions: April 2015

By Ari Sauer, immigration lawyer with the Memphis, Tennessee office of the Siskind Susser Law Firm. The US Department of State has issued the April 2015 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment