Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

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

I was issued the immigrant visa under the Conditional Resident (CR1) category, but I will be entering the US for the first time after our 2nd anniversary. Will I get a 10-years green card?

QUESTION: My US citizen wife sponsored me for an immigrant visa. I was issued the immigrant visa under the CR1 category, because I was issued the visa before our 2nd … Continue reading

August 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

O-1 Visas

Attorneys Ari Sauer, Greg Siskind, and Jason Susser talk about 0-1 Visas. Please note that the information in this video is the current best available information as of July 15th, 2020. The discussion … Continue reading

July 16, 2020 · 2 Comments

Travel Ban Strategies

Attorneys Ari Sauer and Greg Siskind talk about options and strategies for those affected by the various current U.S. immigration travel bans. Please note that the information in this video is the current … Continue reading

July 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Summary of changes to the Public Charge Rule

Attorney Greg Siskind, from my law firm, authored a summary of the new changes to the Public Charge Rule. These long-anticipated and controversial changes expand the government’s use of a … Continue reading

August 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Can a work authorization card (EAD) holder start a new job after their EAD expires but within the 180-day extension of work authorization while their I-765 is pending?

QUESTION: I am in L-1A visa status and applied for extension. We also applied for an extension of my wife’s L-2 visa status and her work authorization (EAD). Her EAD … Continue reading

April 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Will traveling abroad before my Advance Parole is issued cause my application for Work Authorization to be denied?

QUESTION: I applied for Work Authorization (EAD) and Advance Parole along with my I-485 application. Will travel before the Parole is approved forfeit just my Parole application or will that … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · 2 Comments

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

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

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.