Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

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

I got my green card through my employer 9 months ago. Am I allowed to change employers?

QUESTION: I am a nurse who was sponsored by my employer/petitioner as an EB-3. I have had my green card for 9 months and have been working for them since … Continue reading

May 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

As a green card holder, how long can I stay outside of the country before I abandon my green card?

QUESTION: Is there a specific amount of time that a green card holder can spend outside the US without abandoning their green card?   THE IMMIGRATION ANSWER MAN – ARI … Continue reading

September 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

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

EXPLANATION OF JULY 2018 DOS VISA BULLETIN WITH PREDICTIONS

(The predictions section below were updated on 6/25/18 with more recent DOS updates.) The US Department of State has issued the July 2018 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists … Continue reading

June 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

EXPLANATION OF JUNE 2018 DOS VISA BULLETIN WITH PREDICTIONS

The US Department of State has issued the June 2018 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists visa availability to let foreign nationals know when they can file an Immigrant … Continue reading

June 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Can my grandmother withdraw her sponsorship for me even though my green card was approved?

QUESTION: I’ve been a lawful permanent resident in the US for almost 5 years. My mother petitioned for me to become a lawful permanent resident, but my grandmother was a … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

EXPLANATION OF MARCH 2018 DOS VISA BULLETIN

The US Department of State has issued the March 2018 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists visa availability to let foreign nationals know when they can file an Immigrant … Continue reading

February 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

FEBRUARY 2018 DOS VISA BULLETIN AND PREDICTIONS

Posted January 17, 2018 The US Department of State has issued the February 2018 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists visa availability to let foreign nationals know when they can … Continue reading

January 17, 2018 · 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

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