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Judith. Thank you the help you have given me. I
Hi, Judith. Thank you for all the help you have given me. I have another question. For some portions in the application, it asks for a Alien Registration Number. Is that a number that we find on my wife's visa or passport? -Richard
Esqu. lda, at the age of 10 years old, received a social
FOR Jennifer Marie, Esqu.Hilda, at the age of 10 years old, received a social security number/card that indicated 'Not for Employment'. She acquired this thru her parents who in 1992 applied for immigration benefits (Hilda does not know what benefits were filed or acquired). Hilda parents left to Mexico a few years later, and she left with them. She entered the U.S.A. with a Visa authorized April 18, 2015, and she has a Border Crossing card that expires in 2023. Hilda's visa permit expired 10/18/2015, and she is still in the U.S.A.. She plans to stay because her brother (U.S. Citizen) is 19 years old and alone here. She still has the SS# ***** issued to her at the age of 10 years old, and wants to know if she can use that to find employment?
Judith, I have a friend named Miguel who is from
Hello Judith, I have a friend named Miguel who is from Tijuana and has been living in the Los Angeles area for roughly six years. He is solely a Mexican citizen and has a highly complicated case pending, the root of which I have never managed to understand,in part because he often does not understand certain things clearly and sometimes acta outright confused (we have never met irl, but Chat frequently on Facebook). Here goes: Miguel was in the US on a working visa (he says some form of H visa, which makes sense)and, at least at the time before the incident, worked as a bartender. In January 2014, he went to Austria to see his girlfriend-at-the-time for a week, and everything semingly went well. However, upon returning to the US, entering at Seattle-Tacoma Airport,he was arrested at passport control and subsequently sat in a detention centre for four months, before suddenly being let out while waiting for the hearing in court to take place, which is soon to take place. His visa was taken from him at Sea-Tac, and myguess is he got Support from his Family, who are all LPR:s (he is, in other words, the only one in his Family who is not). Fairly recently, he was issued an Employment authorisation Card which I know is not an entry document, and he was told that this time,no matter what, he is not to leave the Country. He has also been told that he will no longer be issued a nonimmigrant visa, and that the possible outcomes of the case are 1. him being deported to Mexico and barred from entering the US for life; 2. him becomingan LPR. Given the fact that he is a law-abiding Person, has been here for a number of years and his Family are LPR:s, 2. is fortunately most likely to occur. Now, here is the big question for me that I would like an answer to in order to finally get some closure:exactly what Immigration law did Miguel break by going to Austria for a week? He tells me that he failed to obtain a Permit to leave the Country, which I initially did not question. However, having conducted subsequent Research, I find no reference to a Permitneeded in the first place for holders of a work visa. I do know F-1 holders Need a permit stated in their I-20, but not holders of work visas. Eventually he vaguely said a border crossing Card was what he lacked. This is when I found out that he is indeednot fully aware of the Details, as a border crossing Card has nothing to do with going to Europe. This is also why I cannot say for certain what visa type he had, even though he once said it was an H visa. Later he claimed H-1, which appears highly unlikelyseeing as the nature of his occupation isn't nearly that advanced. I know there is a NAFTA visa, but am not sure about what professions it entails. It could also be an H-2 or H-3. So, in short: what sort of travel Permit is it that is so important for a workingvisa holder to have that failure to obtain one would lead to this utter hell? Thanks in advance /André
I HAVE A FRIEND WHO IS READY TO SEND HER APPLICATION FOR PROVISIONAL
I HAVE A FRIEND WHO IS READY TO SEND HER APPLICATION FOR PROVISIONAL UNLAWFUL PRESENCE WAIVER. HER PETITIONER IS HER DAUGTHER A U.S CITIZEN. HER MOTHER IS A PERMANENT RESIDENT. WE WERE LOOKING THROUGHT THE INSTRUCTIONS AND IS UNCLEAR AS WHO IS THE QUALIFYING RELATIVE. SHE HAS PROOF OF EXTREME HARDSHIP FOR HER DAUGHTER,BUT NOW SHE DOESNT KNOW IF IT WILL HELP. MY FRIEND CAME TO THE USA WITH A BORDER CROSSING VISA, HER LAST ENTRY TO THE US WAS IN 03/01/1985. SINCE THEN SHE STAYED IN THE USA AND NEVER RETURNED TO MEXICO. PLEASE ADVICE ME. MY FRIEND WANTS TO KNOW IF SHE HAS GOOD CHANCES OF GETTING HER WAIVER APPROVE. THANKS FOR YOUR TIME!
hello....my name is XXXXX XXXXX am an american citizen and i just
hello....my name is XXXXX XXXXX am an american citizen and i just recently married a mexican citizen. she has the right to cross with a border crossing card, but she does not have the right to live or work here. She also has a job as a nurse in Mexico. our question is what forms do we need to fill out in order for her to have the right to live in the US and still keep her job in Mexico for the time being? and further, is it the i-230 and the i-485 forms? would the submittal and approval of these forms also cover her if she would like to quit her job in mexico and work in the US? we heard something about the difference of processing the paper work in the mexican counselate vs the american counselate, but can you please tell us the pros and cons of going through each for our specific case?thanks,Scott
My father is a citizen of Mexico and has entered the US viaView more immigration law questions
My father is a citizen of Mexico and has entered the US via US-Mexican border using valid BCC. He has originally entered in April 2013 and was issued a I-94, then he left to Mexico by land and came back in May 2013 (by land) and was admitted with the same I-94 and his passport wasnt stamped with entry stamp, later he left for Mexico again and then he entered for the last time the US by land in August 2013 using the same I-94 card (issued at his first entry in April 2013) and his passport wasnt stamped again. My brother is a US citinen and wants to file I-130/AOS on behalf of our father who is currently in the US and haslt left since his last entry in August 2013. Can we use the I-94 that was issued to him upon his original entry in April 2013 as the proof of inspection and valid entry to the US?