My last question regarding this is,
Please ask as much as you need to for this is why I am here. I heard that if we do marry that the new law states that we could petition for him to stay if we show that him leaving would cause undo harm to the family.
You are talking about seeking asylum
(not possible because it only is possible to apply within a year of being here) OR showing that his leaving would harm a US Citizen (this bar is very hard to reach, and simply being married will not do this, even having a child will not). Would that still be an option for us?
At the way that the laws are currently, likely now. Also to be sure the crimes that he was arrested for will not stop him from obtaining legal status if we are married?
If the I-601a waiver is granted, then no.Yes could you please refer me to lawyers to help us in our area.
May I recommend the GA Bar referral programs - here
. The attorneys are vetted and qualified. You should be able to find an attorney you are confident with and whom you can trust, and who is available ASAP.
PRO BONO / LOW COST
I can recommend three resources. First, here is a list of all pro bono work in the state...http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory/georgia.html
…and another list:http://www.lawhelp.org
Also, you may call your local law school and see if they have a legal clinic place available. The legal clinic is a free service the school(s) provide to the community. While they are often overbooked, they have openings sometimes. Here is the list law schools in your state:http://www.hg.org/law-schools-georgia.asp
Finally, see here as well:http://www.justice.gov/eoir/probono/freelglchtGA.pdf
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