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Can i apply for F2 visa when my wife's STEM OPT Extension process is on going ?
Asked in Milpitas,  CA Jun. 22, 2020 ,  1 Answers

My wife works in United States and she has applied for STEM OPT extension. Now the USCIS process is still on going and she has not got a reply from them yet.My question was whether i can apply for F2 dependent visa before she gets a reply for USCIS. She applied for OPT extension around 25 may....

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Would any one have any contact for pro bono lawyers in South Africa (Pretoria) for US citizens
Asked in Brookline,  MA Jun. 22, 2020 ,  1 Answers

One of my US citizen friends is currently in Pretoria and has urgent legal trouble. He has contacted the US consulate for weeks, which at this time is only overwhelmed and has provided no help. thank you...

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I have one year left on my green card and planning to apply for citizenship soon. Have I waited too long?
Asked in Monmouth Junction,  NJ Jun. 21, 2020 ,  1 Answers

I am worried that given COVID, it may take longer for processing. Does it make sense to apply for green card extension first and then apply for citizenship?...

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Is a grant considered a public fund? Would me getting it affect the filing for the green card process of my husband?
Asked in Chicago,  IL Jun. 21, 2020 ,  1 Answers

I heard theres a $10,000 grant relief for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, as much as I need this I do not want to jeopardize my husband's status of becoming a citizen in America. Please advice l, would me getting that grant become a obstacle for him in the future? P.S he's not a citize...

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are you willing to consult me with crcl/dhs matter?so i need to send a statement letter from DHS/CRCL office.
Asked on Jun. 17, 2020 ,  1 Answers

a response has been made for my complaint matter by DHS/CRCL in june 11 20,they referred me to a lawyer to consult....

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We are residing in the US on H1-B visa, And company is about to declare bankruptcy.
Asked in Hagerstown,  MD Jun. 15, 2020 ,  2 Answers

We’ve been residing in the US for the past 5 years, and now unexpectedly the company, most likely will declare chapter 7 bankruptcy. Can we still file for immigration?...

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My adult son-in-law was the victim of sexual imposition by my visa sponsor's CFO. Eligibility for U Visa?
Asked on Jun. 12, 2020 ,  1 Answers

My visa is currently sponsored by my employer. The CFO commited a crime against my son-in-law. This CFO is also our landlord (my son-in-law and my daughter live with me) and cuts my checks. However, I don't feel comfortable working for my current employer given that my son-in-law was assaulted. This...

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Mothers maiden name on birth certificate doesn't match name declared when coming to US as refugee. Can I get soc securiy
Asked in San Francisco,  CA Jun. 09, 2020 ,  1 Answers

I am a citizen, and I want to apply for social security. But I am worried about this information not matching and getting myself and my family in trouble....

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I got my green card through marriage in 2014. Since 2017, I have been living separately. I want to file for citizenship.
Asked in Mount Prospect,  IL May 28, 2020 ,  1 Answers

My question is: should I get divorce before I submit for citizenship? Or wait till I get my citizenship and then get a divorce? Thank you in advance Z...

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Charting the Course for H-1Bs and Other Visas Through COVID-19
Post On May 22, 2020

U.S. Immigration laws and regulations have always required immigration attorneys to have a certain level of creativity to problem solve. Keeping current on regulation changes, combined with creativity, helped me navigate the paths to my clients’ goals even when they took unexpected turns. Navigating...

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Can I file for unemployment in my current status?
Asked on May 19, 2020 ,  1 Answers

Can I file for unemployment (due to COIVID 19) in my current status? I have somewhat of a unique scenario that I'll try and keep simple and I really appreciate any help and feedback regarding my situation. I was on an E2 Dependent visa since 2015. My divorce came through 01/21/20 and my visa expired...

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How long can stay out of USA on green card under covid19 conditions?
Asked on May 18, 2020 ,  1 Answers

Me (Russian citizen) and my wife Russian citizen) got green card in June 2018, since then we never left USA. My two kids are USA citizens ,3 year old and 1 year old. The whole family left USA on February 3 2020 to Russia for 2 months and now we facing the fear of travelling via airplane back to USA ...

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Info on Noe Mejia Calderon his ethics and moral standards
Asked in Burbank,  CA May 06, 2020 ,  2 Answers


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Immigration Options for the H1b employee under the Covid-19 Pandemic
Post On Apr. 29, 2020

options to those H1b employees who have been affected by employment uncertainty resulting from the Covid-19 impact Short term Options A short-term option that we will generally discuss with these impacted foreign nationals is that of the B visa. The B visa is a short term (6 month) visa that is gear...

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How to handle your Immigration during COVID-19
Post On Apr. 26, 2020

In this video, Board Certified Immigration Attorney explains how to navigate the U.S. Immigration process given the procedural changes with the agencies during the pandemic....

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Post On Apr. 24, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recognizes that there are immigration-related challenges as a direct result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We continue to carefully analyze these issues and to leverage our resources. NON IMMIGRANTS MUST GENERALLY DEPART Generally, nonimmigrants mus...

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If my immigrant wife is already in the U.S. with me, but not a citizen yet, will me filing for unemployment cause any problems?
Asked in NC Apr. 23, 2020 ,  1 Answers

I brought my fiance here(to North Carolina) from Colombia in August, then got married in October, but have yet to file for her change of status. I am wondering if me filing for unemployment due to COVID-19 putting me out of work will affect anything with her change of status or our situation? Thanks...

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how can i change y B1/B2 status to work permit?
Asked in CA Apr. 22, 2020 ,  1 Answers

i came in usa on march 2020 and couldnt go back due to covid-19 . now my wife give birth to a bbay boy 2 weeks ago in usa. can i change my visa status to work permit?...

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COVID 19 and Immigration in Massachusetts
Post On Apr. 21, 2020

The current status of immigration during COVID-19 In Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker has shut down non-essential businesses to be open to the public until at least May 4, 2020. We are now meeting with clients over the phone or video call. We are working remotely and continuing to work on cases...

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