Immigration Law

Immigration law questions? Ask an immigration lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Immigration Law Questions
I became a card holder through my older child who is a
I became a green card holder through my older child who is a citizen, I brought my under age child with me with a tourist visa. I would like to petition my 12 year old child to become a permanent resi… read more
Jen Marie, Esq.
Jen Marie, Esq.
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
7,355 satisfied customers
What is the process to get a card, how will it take, and
What is the process to get a green card, how long will it take, and what are my chances of getting approved? My father, a U.S citizen, had successfully petitioned i 130 for me (unmarried daughter over… read more
Nisha Jones
Nisha Jones
Juris Doctorate
3,458 satisfied customers
Ely. My son's conditional card expired 4 years a go.. Is he
Hi, Ely. My son's conditional green card expired 4 years a go.. Is he still can renew it? … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Immigration Lawyer
30,253 satisfied customers
I filled out a I130 immigrant petition son on January
Hello, I filled out a I130 immigrant petition for my son on January 29,2009 at the time I was a permanent resident. On the notice it states Approval notice for an Unmarried child 21/Older of permanent… read more
Jen Marie, Esq.
Jen Marie, Esq.
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
7,355 satisfied customers
My son category was changed from F2A to F2B when his priority
My son category was changed from F2A to F2B when his priority date for visa becomes available. I filed I-130 from when he was 20. What should I do now to process I-485 for my son as F2A category?… read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
12,745 satisfied customers
i petition my son to come over usa in july 2006 when i am a
i petition my son to come over usa in july 2006 when i am a green card holder.i became citizen of usa in oct 2009.i wrote a letter to ins and nvc that i beacme i us citizen and they upgraded it from p… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
I want to marry my boyfriend who has been here for over 17
I want to marry my boyfriend who has been here for over 17 years. He crossed over illegally from Mexico. However, he owns a business and pays taxes with an IRS number. I am also retired military - wha… read more
Gintare Grigaite
Gintare Grigaite
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
186 satisfied customers
I will like to have a green card for my son & maried dauwghter
I will like to have a green card for my son & maried dauwghter as immigrants,but now they are over 21.They had green cards about 12-13 years ago and they have entered the U.S legaly as residents,but t… read more
Georgetown Lawyer
Georgetown Lawyer
Principal Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
11,193 satisfied customers
i GOT A GREEN CARD IN 2005. i APPLIED FOR THE IMMIGRATION OF
i GOT A GREEN CARD IN 2005. i APPLIED FOR THE IMMIGRATION OF MY SON OVER 21 UNMARRIED IN 2006 LIVES IN PAKISTAN. IN 2009 I RECIEVED AN APPROVAL FOR THE PETITION INFORMING THE CASE HAS BEEN SENT TO ISL… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
Hello I have the following question My parents brought me
Hello I have the following question: My parents brought me to the US ilegally in 1988 at the age of 7. It wasnt until December of 1997 that my father patitioned me when he was a permenant resident. He… read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
12,745 satisfied customers
hi a petitioner LPR father applied green card for his unmarried
hi a petitioner LPR father applied green card for his unmarried son in 2004, while waiting the son got married and now divorced. can we continue with the case under F-2B class as the priority date is … read more
Wilton A. Person
Wilton A. Person
Immigration Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
3,597 satisfied customers
Change of Status One has been approved for an Immigration
Change of Status: One has been approved for an Immigration Visa, but the situation is that the person is now in USA, on H-4 along with spouce on H-1. Can this case be taken up and how ??… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
I am US citizen .My son residing in US with overstaying visa
I am US citizen .My son residing in US with overstaying visa for more then 9 year.He is a undergraduate student.His I-130 was approved/ unmerriad son of us citizen over 21/ And his case was sent to NV… read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Immigration Lawyer
30,253 satisfied customers
I am helping my mother-in-law with the process of sponsoring
I am helping my mother-in-law with the process of sponsoring her unmarried Filipino son to the U.S. We filed an I-130 in Aug 99, it is now nearing the priority date. We have just completed the AOS as … read more
Judith Ludwic
Judith Ludwic
Immigration Lawyer
30,253 satisfied customers
My father in-law filed petitions in 2005 (he holds a US green
My father in-law filed petitions in 2005 (he holds a US green card) for his 4 children ages 9, 11, 17 and 20. Now they are 12, 14, 20 and 23. Their petitions were approved and sent to the National Vis… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
Hi there, I applied immigration form i130 for my son, when
Hi there, I applied immigration form i130 for my son, when I had permanent resident card (Green card) and again applied i130 for him when I got US citizen ship. First time applied on January, 2003 bas… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
I attended an immigrant visa interview 2months ago in Dublin
I attended an immigrant visa interview 2months ago in Dublin and I was told afterward that office work is on-going on my application. Is this a common process… read more
Guillermo Senmartin
Guillermo Senmartin
Immigration Attorney
Juris Doctor
51,402 satisfied customers
i have just became a citizen, my son has had his visa ...
i have just became a citizen, my son has had his visa approved since i became a citizen. Do i have to file another affidavit of support or is the one i filed when i petitioned for his visa still good?… read more
Patricia S.
Patricia S.
JD
40 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

4,009 satisfied customers

Private practice in several areas, including immigration

Wilton A. Person

Wilton A. Person

Immigration Lawyer

3,597 satisfied customers

Knowledgeable and experienced immigration lawyer.

Law Girl

Law Girl

Lawyer

451 satisfied customers

My law firm practices immigration law.

Gintare Grigaite

Gintare Grigaite

Immigration Attorney

186 satisfied customers

Expert Immigration Attorney

TheLeadCounsel

TheLeadCounsel

Immigration Attorney

17 satisfied customers

Immigration and Naturalization

Charlotte E. Viener, Esq.

Charlotte E. Viener, Esq.

Lawyer

12 satisfied customers

Over 10+ years handling all aspects of Immigration Law.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Immigration Attorney

51,402 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x