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FOR JUDITH: Judith! I have some questions about filing I-130
FOR JUDITH:Hi Judith! I have some questions about filing I-130 and I-485 forms.(1) The U.S. citizen petitioner has a spouse and a step-child who are both in the U.S. (the child is under 18 and unmarri… read more
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I'm a U.S. citizen and my mom is currently visiting me on
I'm a U.S. citizen and my mom is currently visiting me on B1/2 visitor visa and I am planning to apply for I 130 and I 485 concurrent filing. She has 4 more months before her visitor visa expires. My … read more
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I was born on 07/03/1990 and came to USA on 01/28/2001
I was born on 07/03/1990 and came to USA on 01/28/2001 without visa. We flew to Canada and walked border to Washington State, USA. We didn't know that was the plan until that moment. My aunt arranged … read more
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01 August 2015 07:19 I track my case status on uscis website
01 August 2015 07:19 I track my case status on uscis website both i601 and i485 is still pending no denial update online and i call uscis national center they are telling me the same thing that both i… read more
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My uncle just lost his case in the immigration court, the
My uncle just lost his case in the immigration court, the judge denied his I-485 application based on marriage to a US citizen and his Cancellation of Removal application, and then he filed appeal wit… read more
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Do you have a sample letter that I can write to the judge?
Do you have a sample letter that I can write to the judge? How long does it take for the initial court appearance and the proceedings? Would there be an ICE prosecutor present? Why do they need a pass… read more
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Guillermo Senmartin
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well i wanted to ask again about this question about uscis
well i wanted to ask again about this question about uscis status in the form i-485 and the i-765, someone told me that you put "pending i-485, i-130, i-765, so which is right if I am applying for a a… read more
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Once I went to the Master hearing the Judge asked me to fill
Once I went to the Master hearing the Judge asked me to fill the details of myself and my family [EOIR 42A]and gave a date for a master hearing on June 22nd. Now I got a letter from U.S Citizenship an… read more
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How to change status while in Immigration Court proceedings?
I am already in removal proceedings in immigration court, but I was told I needed to file my I-485 with USCIS before the court had jurisdiction over it. In October, I filed the I-485 with USCIS in Chi… read more
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My mother in law has just arrived in the US, my wife is a naturalized
My mother in law has just arrived in the US, my wife is a naturalized citizen. Now we are looking at filing an I-130 & I-485 simultaneously. A few questions: 1 - How long should we wait to file? 2 - W… read more
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A friend of mine got married in 2001 to an American citizen,
A friend of mine got married in 2001 to an American citizen, unfortunately her husband passed away in 2003; they were married for 21 month (less than two years). During their marriage she applied for … read more
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I am married to a U.S citizen. Currently my status is H1B in U.S and i am applying for gre
I am married to a U.S citizen. Currently my status is H1B in U.S and i am applying for green card. I want to know what all the documents do i need with 1-130 and 1-485? NOT SURE IF I HAVE TO APPLY FOR… read more
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Hi i came to the states with a visitor visa and overstayed
Hi i came to the states with a visitor visa and overstayed a time ,met this America citizen n we got married in 2006 file for my I-485 and never got my interview date until now when my case was tempor… read more
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i filed 130, 485 and 765 to uscis earlier. when i applied to
i filed 130, 485 and 765 to uscis earlier. when i applied to renew my EAD, ins said i need a receipt of my 485 from EOIR or immigration court as i m in the proceeding. but the court clerk refused to t… read more
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I applied for EAD requesting class C9. My I-485 is pending
I applied for EAD requesting class C9. My I-485 is pending with Immigration Court. Last week, 112 day from the date of the receipt for my EAD application, USCIS sent me a request for evidence. They wa… read more
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Mr. Senmartin, thank you so much for your help yesterday.
Mr. Senmartin, thank you so much for your help yesterday. I reviewed the papers that we have filed, and we have filed everything you listed except I-131 and I-485. Where does that leave us? He had a W… read more
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Dear attorney i submitted the I-30 form for my unmarried
Dear attorney i submitted the I-30 form for my unmarried child who is under 21, on 11-20-08. recip date is 12-10-08 (i have not yet submitted the I-485) My son is in the USA an this time with a visito… read more
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hi, i applied for I130 and I485,INS shecduled me for an ...
hi, i applied for I130 and I485,INS shecduled me for an interview , i missed my interview, and they INS denied both my application, and sent my case to immigration court San francisco saying my stay i… read more
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