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

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

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

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

Can I receive a green card along with my fiance if we get married?

QUESTION: If my fiance’s green card is being sponsored by his employer, and is in the final stages of being processed, can I receive a green card along with him if … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

How can I keep my green card while I am in college abroad?

QUESTION:  I have been permanent residents since 2010. I will be graduating from high school soon and am planning on going back to India for college. What must I do so that I … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · 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