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I'm a permanent resident, came from Belarus as a refugee in

I'm a permanent resident, came from Belarus as a refugee in 1999. Just renewed my green card a year ago. I'm concerned about applying for citizenship now, with everything going on, and the new immigration executive orders. I have had a couple of traffic (speeding) tickets over the past 16 years and got arrested and got a ticket for shoplifting in 2000 when I was 21. Is it better to apply for citizenship now or wait it out until there's more clarity on immigration policy. Do I risk getting deported because of my past violations?

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I am undocumented and I am planning to travel to Rhode

I am undocumented and I am planning to travel to Rhode Island by May, is it safe for me to travel with my 9 yr old US citizen born daughter?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was previously staying here in US legally for 6 years, and unfortunately my lawyer forgot to renew my working visa. I am planning to attend the graduation of my daughter in college this coming May but I want to make sure I / or we will not have a problem in the airport particularly, Phoenix and Boston airportJA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?Customer: I am out of status already, and my previous applications I think will be void already since my working visa was not renewed on time.

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A friend was brought here from another country as a child

A friend was brought here from another country as a child and the parent let visas expire. Now child is an adult, what options do they have to remain here in US legally?JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?Customer: I do not believe any petitions are pending. The friend does not know what to do nextJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, she hasn't had funds to do soJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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FOR GUILLERMO: Interviewed a family and 17 year old son

FOR GUILLERMO: Interviewed a family and 17 year old son regarding their desire to make a DACA request. Based on interview, he should be considered eligible. No one in his family has ever had legal status, and, reflecting on recent events, I'm beginning to think that now is maybe not the best time to reveal the family's personal information. Any thoughts on whether they should wait until the dust settles on new immigration policy?

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From an immigration standpoint I am an European heritage

From an immigration standpoint I am an European heritage person with a 10 year green card married to a US citizen. How is trump presidency going to affect my green card? I can only apply for citizenship in March of 2017

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My husband entered US illegally and was thrown back in 2005

My husband entered US illegally and was thrown back in 2005 just as he crossed the border , he was fingerprinted and thinks he signed a paper saying he wouldnt re-enter for 5 years. He came back the next month for good and has been here in US since with a clean record his I-130 and I-601A were approved, interview is in Juarez next month, is there a big chance he will be denied ViSa?

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Jen Marie, Esq.

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I am an American, born and raised in the USA. I have been married to a Lebanese national f

I am an American, born and raised in the USA. I have been married to a Lebanese national for the last 15 years. I presently live and work in Turkey. We have two children together, a daughter (age 14) and a son (age 9). Why do I have to wait until the immigration process is complete before I take my wife and kids to the USA? The process is taking much too long and my kids should be going to school in the USA.

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2005 EWI 2010-Sept. Met future spose-USC 2010-Oct.

2005 EWI2010-Sept. Met future spose-USC2010-Oct. DUI charges all obligations fulfilled.2011-Nov. Traffic violation and Obstruction. Co jail 5 days. 24 hrs prior to release, ICE enforces immigration hold. Nov 22, 2011 ICE transports to detainee location 8 hrs from where residents with fiance.3011-Dec. Immigration judge sets bond amount $3,500.2012-Jan A relative posts my bond amount and released form ICE custody2012-Jan. Reunited with future spose2012-Apr. Received call from relative whom posted bond for me. Said she has mail from ICE for me. I ask her to open and tell me what it is about. It is the court date/hearing. A wk ago!!! Sent appeal or motion to reopen case and $110 fee2012-May Applied for Marriage Certificate2012-May 31 Traffic viloation incarcerated 30 days co. Jail followed immediately by ICE datainment. . . Didn't understand why.2012-Absentia removal and deportation. Still haven't heard about the appeal or motion to reopen. What can you suggest I do or should b doing???

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What is the cost now if our son marries a girl from England

What is the cost now if our son marries a girl from England to get her residency here ? Is it a long process ? Difficult ?

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