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Just doing paperwork to file I-130. My wife and I are in

Just doing paperwork to file I-130. My wife and I are in Canada (she is US citizen, I am Canadian). Should she move to US before I file the I-130 or does it even matter? Would she be still considered domiciled in the US if she has maintained a US bank account, US credit card, US drivers license?We have been married 11 years.

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Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq.

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We adopted our daughter in 1982 from Korea and she had an

We adopted our daughter in 1982 from Korea and she had an IR-4 visa, we don't know what happened to the naturalization papers, now they are saying she has to apply for naturalization on her own. Both parents are American citizens and we can't find her temp green card given to her but she did have permanent residence status on her pass port. And we have the Judgement and Decree for the adoption and Notice of approval for her visa petition but we need to find out her visa number and also find out if she is automatically qualified as a naturalized citizen when she was adopted?

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

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In July 2015 we sent my petition for alien worker (i-140).

Hi, my name is***** 2015 we sent my petition for alien worker (i-140). After we applied for i-485 for my family members, (receipt has August 18 date) for my husband and son (application to register permanent resident or adjust status). Six months later we received a letter with demand for additional verification documents. In one month we sent additional paperwork with supporting documents and received denial with two offers - either to appeal this case or to reopen case. We sent appeal motion (i-290b) and received the receipt of August 11, 2016. August 17, 2016 we received denial for i-485. Now we can't stay in the country but our case is still in process in court. The question is how we can extend our i-485 form to stay legally in the country? I can send files if necessary. Thank you

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

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I got a public urination summon in NYC and I'm filling my

I got a public urination summon in NYC and I'm filling my naturalization papers. Will this block me from getting the nationality? I'm a green card holder.JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?Customer: No. Permanent residentJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

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I have removed the conditions on my Green Card and it

I have removed the conditions on my Green Card and it expires in 10 years. It has been 6 years now since I came to the U.S and never left the country. I want to travel back home to visit my mom for couple of months and comeback.Do I need a re-entry permit to enter the U.S even if I have a 10 years Green Card? If yes, is it Form I-131 Travel Document? If yes, the I-131 form is asking me to provide the U.S Consul in the Country I'm traveling to. Which means I'm supposed to get my re-entry permit from there. What if for some reason they did not send it? I do not want to be stuck there waiting for it to arrive and worst cases it does not arrive.Is there a way to get the re-entry permit while i'm here in the U.S? so I feel safe :)Thanks a lotI live in Miami and my mom lives in Saudi Arabia where I come from.

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Jennifer Marie, Esq.

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I have Visa process for my fiance and her kids. Well oldest

Hi there i have Visa process for my fiance and her kids. Well oldest one had baby during process of visa. Yes now i know baby cant be added nor come to America on K-2. So question is if stepdaughter stays in Ukraine with baby and fiance comes with other kids we get married can then petition for daughter and baby? Also would take as long to do that as regular visa. Thanks

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I have withholding of removal status currently. Is it

Hi, I have withholding of removal status currently. Is it possible to adjust my status and get an H1B visa through my employer? Would it lead me to getting a green card? I have no relatives that are permanent residents/U.S. citizens, and I am not married.JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?Customer: No, my official status is withholding of removalJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have my lawyer but he does think I can get H1B visa because I am already authorized to work in the U.S.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Expert James

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I have a question about i 130, not yet, not yet, and will

hiJA: Hello. How can we help?Customer: I have a question about i 130JA: Have you filed any paperwork with the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) yet?Customer: not yetJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am USC and will file i 130 for my new foreign spouse. I cant remember when and where I filed for my ex spouse which was decades ago

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My question is my fiancé is in Canada his work visa got

HiJA: Hello. How can we help?Customer: My question is my fiancé is in Canada his work visa got expire its been 5 years so he try though his lawyer to get visa his lawyer fool him so the think is he got removal deportation order how can I stop thatJA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?Customer: im green card holderJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: im talking to lawyer I cant understand what they sayingJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: how can I bring him in US can you tell me

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Jennifer Marie, Esq.

Immigration Attorney

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