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A non-resident alien becomes pregnant by an American citizen. She has not received her green card, but has all paperwork submitted. How can she become a citizen?… read more
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my husband i sbeing deported back to Mexico, I am a us citizen, we have been legally marri
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i had my husband arrested bc we fought and it got out of hand.
i had my husband arrested bc we fought and it got out of hand. he entered the us legally but overstayed his visa. now what was supposed to be a 12 hour hold has turned into a possible deportation. can… read more
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Hello, My name is Zenobia my situation is a little unique but
Hello, My name is XXXXX XXXXX situation is a little unique but I'm sure not difficult. I was with my partner for twelve years we have two children together, back in September we decided to live apart … read more
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I came to the U.S. on a f1 visa and it has since expired because
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My boyfriend came to USA on a temp. green card through marriage
My boyfriend came to USA on a temp. green card through marriage to a US citizen (now seperated from her) In 12/2007 he applied for i485 with his then wife. They had the interview in 6-2008 & he was to… read more
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Greetings, My friend came to the U.S. from the Phillipines
Greetings, My friend came to the U.S. from the Phillipines in October of 08 on a tourist visa. She met a gentleman she had been conversing with on the phone for over a year and married him. They never… read more
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My daughters dad was arrested under false charges. The States
My daughter's dad was arrested under false charges. The States attorney dropped the charges and he was supposed to set free but he had an immigration hold. He still in jail, what's next, what can we d… read more
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I have an E2 Visa and am seperating from my husband. My mom
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i was married a foreign guy in phils,but i meet another guy
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I am a us citizen, I have a korean girlfriend who is pregnant. She is married to a man in maryland, but has been separated since 2002. She has a tax id, and a military id (spouse). No ssn. Can I legal… read more
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