Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

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

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

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

Visa Bulletin Update: February 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 February 2015 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Visa Bulletin Update: January 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 January 2015 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can I sponsor my child’s father for a green card?

QUESTION: I am a US citizen. Can I sponsor my child’s dad for a green card? THE IMMIGRATION ANSWER MAN- ARI SAUER: No. You cannot file a petition for someone … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment