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***** *****,i am a spanish ,citizen ,hoping to stay in the usa.please how can i go about this. Thank you.
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Customer: i am a network engineer, 35year old, with my wife and 2 children, a boy2yrs , and secord a girl 4month old
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Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
hi ,i have just paid 28pound by paypal
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Immigration Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Presently, i am in the UK, with my family,but we are looking to move to the USA, i have been to the US many time but only on visit.
I do not have family in the US.
Immigration Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
Hi there, I am so sorry for the long delay. I do not know what happened, but it appears there was some technical issue which caused your response not to appear in my list. I see it now, and am really sorry it took so long to respond. Do you plan to move to theUSA permanently with your family?
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Immigration Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
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