I got married on 10 feb 2007. I applied for geen card on May 2007. My husband (USA citizen) has criminal backround. I don't. We had 3 interviews. Last one was on Feb 18 2009 and I still has no green card. I'm Polish he is from Pourto Rico (born in Chicago) What I can do? What is the reason that over 2 years I don't have green card. What I should do?
It is not the criminal record of your husband, I'm pretty sure. They just may have concerns with the amount of evidence of your marriage that you have produced. Also, yours may be one of those cases that got stuck a few years ago in FBI background checks that had nothing to do with the immigration processing but was the fault of the FBI. Those are now cleared up. So your case should be moving along. If you would like to try to push it along yourself, you can try one or all of the following:
1) Call the customer service number at 1-800-375-5283.
2) Go to http://infopass.uscis.gov/ and make an appointment to speak to an immigration officer in person.
3) Contact your U.S. Congressmen and get them involved. You would be surprised as to how well this works sometimes as they have staff dedicated to handling these types of issues. Here is a helpful link for that: http://www.visi.com/juan/congress/.
4) And finally, you could hire an attorney to find out the status and also push the case along. You can try to find one at http://www.ailalawyer.com/.
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