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Second opinion] Hello: May I please ask you about travelling outside the US, while my adjustment of permanent residence is still under process by USCIS? Namely, I am doing my PhD in the US and I have … read more
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I'm about to apply card first time for my mom. If I apply
Hi, I'm about to apply green card first time for my mom. If I apply for her green card if she's visiting u.s on her visit visa would it go against her case? I mean can apply her i130 while she's visit… read more
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1. My mother 76 years old filed card through my sponsorship.
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If someone would like to bring their new spouse or fiance to
If someone would like to bring their new spouse or fiance to the U.S., I understand they have to file an I485, but what about the new spouse's minor children? Are they allowed to come to the U.S. as w… read more
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My mom has a valid B1/B2 visa and her I130 has been approved
My mom has a valid B1/B2 visa and her I130 has been approved for processing. I have not pursued the steps for processing th I130 yet. Can she still come here to visit and can we continue the processin… read more
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So I am a PhD student on an F1 visa. I applied for AoS last
So I am a PhD student on an F1 visa. I applied for AoS last october. My husband and I submitted all the paperwork for i130,i485 and i765 but I did not submit the paperwork for an advance parole docume… read more
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Hi. I have a question about adjustment of status. I won a DV
Hi. I have a question about adjustment of status. I won a DV lottery and visa number is XXXXX current in May,2014. I was an F1 student (wife f2) for 5 years and finished my school in December 2013. In… read more
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I filed I130 and i485 concurrently for my parents who Are
I filed I130 and i485 concurrently for my parents who Are currently in the US on a B2. The filing was rejected Because I put a foreign address in i485. I received i797 with my original package. Now bo… read more
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Hi there, I am a Canadian Citizen who has lived in North Carolina
Hi there, I am a Canadian Citizen who has lived in North Carolina for the past 6 years under an F-1 student visa. I am looking to marry my fiance who is an American Citizen in June of 2014. What are t… read more
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Hi, thank you for your time. I have a question about a
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Hi, thank you for your time. I have a question about a
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I became naturalized last thursday(7/19/2012). My wife is on
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Hello, I am a Chinese citizen currently under F-1 status
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I have my I130 approved back on March but waiting for the I485...went
I have my I130 approved back on March but waiting for the I485...went to USCIS MIA for 3rd time to fill up a SR, told the lady that I called USCIS CS, last week sent letter to congressman, reconfirm w… read more
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Hello, I am a US citizen planning on marrying a Canadian grad
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hallo, i have a guestion ,and i hope i can get the answer
hallo, i have a guestion ,and i hope i can get the answer for.my husband fill papers for me and i get the aprove for visa .i fill all the applications ,i pay all the fees but i dont cnoe what to do ne… read more
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I have obtained my green card in Dec 2006 entered as single
I have obtained my green card in Dec 2006 entered as single and now married in Aug. 2008, my wife is currently in US with F1 vissa she came here last year(Aug. 2007).She will graduate on May 2009(mast… read more
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