Immigration Lawyer Ari Sauer – The Immigration Answer Man

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

I am unable to read and write in my native language. Do I still have to be able to read and write English when I apply for US citizenship?

QUESTION: When I apply for naturalization, to become a US citizen, can I get a waiver of the requirement to read and write English based on the fact that I am unable to … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Available for Nationals of Yemen

DHS has designated the Republic of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from September 3, 2015 through March 3, 2017. Nationals from Yemen who have continuously resided … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians is Extended through July 22, 2017

DHS has extended eligibility for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians for an additional 18 months. Haitians who currently have TPS status must re-register by October 26, 2015. Applicants can … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 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

How long will it take to receive my work authorization card?

QUESTION: I have filed my I-485 green card application, along with an application for work authorization. I was fingerprinted by immigration last week. How long will it take to receive … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Visa Bulletin Update: December 2014 and Predictions

By Ari Sauer, immigration lawyer with the Memphis, Tennessee office of the Siskind Susser Law Firm. The US Department of State has issued the December 2014 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

My father became a US citizen. Can I keep my I-130 category from changing from F2B to F1 ?

QUESTION: In 2009 my father filed an I-130 for me which was approved. I am unmarried and over the age of 21, so I was in the F2B category. However, my father recently obtained … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment