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Only!)OK. About this student visa

For GUILLERMO (only!)OK. About this student visa applicant.She was taken advantage by her employer who initially outright refused to provide her with employment reference. As he was having some apparent business problems, she really didn't know what the reason for that might have been. The only thing that was available to her, is to secure job reference form a parent (by partnership agreement and representative license) company in Canada, whose main business was immigration services into Canada.And she specified that company as her present employer, giving their Canadian number, while providing local address of the office where she worked in her country.But that was not the only business of that company, and what she was working on the last 2.5 years at their partner, her direct employer, was Foreign (from Canada) Investment into Ukrainian Start-ups, a completely different side of the business of this company.I believe that when Consular Officers googled this Canadian Company and saw slogans on its web site such as "education in Canada as a path to immigration", that had a very bad impression on them.While in fact she has been already offered a direct partnership from this company to develop the start-up investment market, and have opened a business in March and was in the middle of creating legal platform for this service that she has developed with Canadians. At the last stage of this process she was requested to get a western college training in business administration, after some internal review inside Canadian company just as she was expecting to sign partnership agreement. So instead they extended an offer good for 1 year with this pre-requisite.Now, after her visa got refused, she started looking for the possible reasons and found out that her employer was not including her and her salary in his company's financials at all. She was a victim of a very serious fraud.I fact she was making very respectable salary all these years, but this was nowhere reflected. (They do not have an advance system of checks and we do to be able to keep track of that and the employee is at the mercy of the employer until something goes wrong much later.)To prove that she was indeed a productive member of society and "belonged" all these years, which she believed the consulate mainly wanted to confirm, she is about to agree to endorse an affidavit from her now past employer (as she already gone with her own business) that he did in fact employed her but as a research intern and she was being paid by professional experience, which was the reason he didn't set her up I the payroll and as an official employee. So she is about to give him a free pass for defrauding her, to show him as her employer, a Ukrainian entity who issued and motorized affidavit, to hopefully set things straight with the consulate. But I see that this will not set things straight.In addition she was going to show her business opened in March as current employer, which along with the partnership offer would demonstrate he interest to come back.I think it's possible to explain why she didn't show this business on the previous DS-160 -- even though the business was created, she was just setting it up, and the partnership agreement with Canadians got delayed because of the very education that she is trying to go and get.But I just don't know how to advise her how to handle this past employment situation.He cannot go to authorities to expose him, it's not that type of country, she won't be protected, and will never be able to do business in that town or even country. And how is she supposed to prove to U.S.Consulate that she is a successful business woman who worked so hard to get that lucrative partnership, and now it's slipping away from her?She has overwhelming documentary proof that she has been woking for this employer (slew of daily emails with intimate business correspondence--attached business deals, client names, bank account numbers, price discussions...) But who is going to look at them?And the only way to show money is in in the bank, which she did to the college and we will ask college to upload that into SEVIS, along with the partnership offer letter.And her essay explaining her motivation for studying (they did not request that initially).But specifically to dealing with the situation with that employer, do you have any recommendations?

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

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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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Mr Senmartin, I have been reading about Prosecutorial Discretion

Mr Senmartin,I have been reading about Prosecutorial Discretion and it said that there are certain cases where they are not allowed to give this. I am concerned if the police report that could give a reason to believe problem might be one of these cases. Another area I read about did suggest as you have trying to get a letter from the Senator or Congressman. If the reason to believe prevented them from offering the discretion I don't know if a letter from either of a Senator or Congressman could help. I am just wondering if there is anything written that tells the cases where they are not allowed to offer this form of relief.

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Im a cuban national with a canadian permanent residency (ive

Im a cuban national with a canadian permanent residency (i've lived in canada for 10 years) I would like to move to the united states and was thinking of crossing the us/canadian border and ask for asylum under the cuban adjustment act. Will i be paroled into the united states?

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I am in the US on a B2 visitor visa. I am Canadian and would

I am in the US on a B2 visitor visa. I am Canadian and would like to stay longer. I have applied for the 6 month extension already. Now, after the full year has passed, are there any provisions that would allow a longer stay in the US? How do I go about applying for permanent residency? I am currently separated from my Canadian wife who resides in Canada. From what I've read online, I cannot stay longer that 6 months + 6 months in the US...

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My employer not releasing receipt notice for my wife COS for

My employer not releasing receipt notice for my wife COS for h4 extension , is this legal? Can i call uscis customer care?

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