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Hi there. Can I apply for a GC-EAD while I am on OPT-EAD? I was on my C03B OPT-EAD last November and then I got married with a U.S Citizen. My OPT-EAD now is expired sine 07/28/2017. Even though I did… read more
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I enetered the unites states on oct30 2014 with a k1 visa.
I enetered the unites states on oct30 2014 with a k1 visa. With my 3 yr old son as k2 dependent. We got married on nov 2014.my i94 got expired on jan.2015. My husband had a domestic violence case for … read more
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I am back to ask some questions. I trying to finish filling
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I filed EAD and AP a couple of months after I filed my I485.
I filed EAD and AP a couple of months after I filed my I485. Now my I 485 is pending due to my fingerprints being unreadable and USCIS asked that I wiould get a police clearance instead. I responded t… read more
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Because I mistakenly sent out a check with wrong amount of
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I have a u.s. citizen that is petitioning for his wife's residence. The wife entered the U.S. through Miami International Airport with a b1/b2 visa. The wife is from Santo Domingo. She lost her I-94. … 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, i was a canadian citizen working and living in the u.s.
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Hi there, My i94 epxired before my VISA date due to my passport
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hi, im a legal permanent resident and i got married to a B2
hi, i'm a legal permanent resident and i got married to a B2 status, we already sent both forms i130 and i485 which was received about 10 days ago (we did not receive an official confirmation yet, jus… read more
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I am from Germany and came to the US in Feb.08 on a I-94 tourist
I am from Germany and came to the US in Feb.'08 on a I-94 tourist visa. About 2 weeks later, I got married to an US citizen. Shortly after this, we filed for both I-130 and I-485. While the I-130 got … read more
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My German wife and I married while she was under OPT on 5/2/09
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Hi Guillermo, you answered an earlier question for me, I have another. I and my family have pending I485s, we also have I131s expiring on 1-31-09. My wife intends to travel to India to see her ailing … read more
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Would i be able to stay in USA if i am still waiting for my I130 Approval
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hi, i am a french citizen married to an american citizen ...
hi, i am a french citizen married to an american citizen and we filed for an adjustment of status I485/I130/I765. I came with I94 VISA WAIVER, and it is expired, however after the USCIS returned our d… read more
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