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

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

I stayed abroad after my green card expired. Can I renew my green card?

QUESTION: I had a green card as a child. My green card got expired while I was abroad and I didn’t go to the US to renew it because I … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 88 Comments

Visa Bulletin Update: April 2014

Visa Bulletin Update: April 2014 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 2014 … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Can someone still apply for a green card under 245(i)?

QUESTION: Can someone still apply for adjustment of status under 245(i)? THE IMMIGRATION ANSWER MAN – ARI SAUER: Yes. Someone can still apply for Adjustment of Status, also known as … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 21 Comments

My green card expired. Can I renew it?

  QUESTION: I am a US permanent resident. My green card expired five years ago and I did not renew it, but I have not left the US since it … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 19 Comments

After receiving an employment based green card, how long before I can look for a new job?

QUESTION: After receiving my green card through my employer, how long do I have to stay with my employer before I can look for a new job? Will my leaving … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Do I have to wait for my I-130 petition to be approved before I file my I-485 application?

QUESTION:  My aunt filed an I-130 immigrant visa petition for her unmarried son, who is over 21, while she was a permanent resident. My aunt has since naturalized and become … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Can someone get a green card based on the fact that they have a US citizen child?

QUESTION: I am a Canadian citizen who is in the U.S. in TN nonimmigrant status. My wife and oldest daughter are here in TD nonimmigrant status as my dependants. My wife and … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

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