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I am a U.S. citizen residing in Texas. I plan to get married

Hi,I am a U.S. citizen residing in Texas. I plan to get married with my fiancée who is in India with and Indian Passport. I wanted to see what would be the fastest way to bring my fiancée to the U.S.

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Our son lives in Morgantown. He used my husband's 2005 Jeep

Our son lives in Morgantown. He used my husband's 2005 Jeep throughout college and is now a permanent resident in WV. The car is still registered to my husband in NJ. We want him to transfer the title to our son. My husband plans to send the title, indicating "gift" on the back, so that he can transfer the title to WV and in his name. There is a legal issue with his license - can he register the car anyway, while waiting for his license? (We just moved to FL and are canceling our NJ auto insurance, so he will be without any until his issue is resolved. He does not plan to drive the car until then.) Thanks.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: West Virginia, car is 11 years old.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not regarding our "shaking him loose" off of our liability. He had a DUI from 2 years ago, and is still waiting for reinstatement of his license. He hired a lawyer at that time, and I believe that as a first offense, some of the record of that (though I am not sure about that) is expunged... We want him to do the waiting and handling of that, but want to properly remove this car from my husband's name.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I've read that while a driver may think that all is "well" because no nasty letters arrive and the criminal record is "smoothed over" somewhat, it does not mean the DMV is on board with anything. We don't know if that is because his license was from NJ, while the ticket was in WV, or what...He walks to work, but clearly needs to move forward with his life.

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My wife and I are British citizens but are US residents with

Hi. My wife and I are British citizens but are US residents with Permanent Resident Cards valid until 2019.We own property in Florida, file annual tax returns, and are subscribed to 'Obamacare'.We original took out the residency when we had a multinational business and were setting up and running a subsidiary office in Florida. Our head office was in the UK.We are both now retired and sold the business. One of our sons is also a US resident and lives and works permanently in Florida.We now tend to travel significantly, and only visit the USA for a few weeks for a couple of times per year.We are currently in Europe and have been out of the USA since April. We are likely to have been out of the USA for more than 6 months.We expect to return to the US in the fall for a few weeks, before returning to Europe for Christmas.Should we relinquish our Residency? What is the process for doing that? What are the consequences if we do? We wish to still visit the USA on a regular basis but for periods less than 3 months.

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Confused about what to do about selective services as 30 yr

Confused about what to do about selective services as 30 yr old male.Just saw this link:https://www.sss.gov/Portals/0/PDFs/PrinterFriendly/USCIS%20Naturalization%20_%20SSS%20registration%20policy.pdfam going through adjustment of status by marriage to us citizen.Since I'm 30, the document seems to indicate there are benefits I'd lose if I didn't justify with the selective services ASAP. Should I talk to selective services before or after receiving the conditional permanent resident card?Or not at all?

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I would appreciate help from an immigration lawyer. I am a

Hello. I would appreciate help from an immigration lawyer. I am a US citizen. My spouse was studying in the USA on a J-1 Visa from 2012-2014 (he was a Fulbright scholar). After he completed his studies we moved to his home country to fulfill his two year home residency requirement (as required by the J-1).Now, in 2016, I'm applying for his green card. His I-130 has already been approved. However I have a question about the I-864 (Affidavit of Support). While we were living abroad (and still are) I did not work and am still unemployed. My spouse is the main income provider of our household. However we have financial assets (money in bank accounts) that meet the 3X the 125% poverty guideline limit. The money in these accounts (both US and foreign) would easily be available in US cash within one year if needed. I also have bank statements from the previous 12 months to show activity in these accounts. My question is: is it possible to complete a form I-864 on the basis of assets of alone? I have no income as I am unemployed. My spouse is working but not in the US so I cannot use his income. However, as I stated we have enough assets to meet the 3X 125% poverty guideline limit as mentioned on the form instructions.

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As a card holder can I be deported for driving license

As a green card holder can I be deported for driving license revoked for one year and dui on my records?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: YesJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: He said it depends on the case and it's not all dui case are deportedJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't know

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I am looking for clarification of the term "Guest Resident"

I am looking for clarification of the term "Guest Resident" as it applies to an HOA. I have recently moved in with my fiancee and so I will not technically be one of the "homeowners" until after the wedding. Any way, when I moved in and assumed permanent residency we both thought that would classify me as a resident. Recently I asked the Property Management company to clarify one of the community rules and I was advised that as a "Guest Resident" I do not have the right to contact the property manager or the board of the HOA, orally or in writing, surrounding clarification of the rules I am expected to follow. We have scoured the by-laws and the rules and regulations of our community and no where do we see the term Guest Resident or a restriction on posing safety questions to the Board. Is this something that should be spelled out in the by-laws> Or is this a cop out because we called the President of the HOA out on a violation?

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I am a Canadian citizen 77 years old and have lived in US as

I am a Canadian citizen 77 years old and have lived in US as a permanent resident for 52 years and would like to return to Canada and live in an assisted residence. Would I still be able to receive my social security funds and be allowed to get medicare coverage? I have a supplemental insurance also.

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My ex and I met at the end of 2010 and married on the

My ex and I met at the end of 2010 and married on the following year. Back them, his immigration status was not legal and, a few months later, we started the process of obtaining his (and his children's) permanent residency.The temporary green card was granted at the end of 2011 but, within a year, things started to go south in our relationship and we also started to grew apart from one another until we decided to call it quits in 2014.This last same year, he received a letter stating that there were no sufficient evidence (documents) to support the marriage – but, we were already separated and I just moved on with my life.Now, he has re-married and trying to pick up where he left on his green card processing and his attorney has contacted me and asked to submit a bona fide marriage affidavit.I wonder if I give him such document I would be called to a hearing or something like that.I really don't want to cause him (or his children) any damage but I definitely do not want to be dragged back in into his life.Can you please advise me on this?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FLJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I am talking to youJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I think that's it

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