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My wife and I were married in her home country, the
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Or, I have a question related to the online application case
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My cousin in Poland just got married. She and her husband are
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Legal name change before or after Green Card (urgent)
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Hi, I am currently working here in the US on a H1B Visa which
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i have married name and my passport still has my maiden name.
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my wife is coming on F2 visa. the passport tht she got the
my wife is coming on F2 visa. the passport tht she got the visa on is in her maiden name. we know tht it is not legal obligation to change the name in passport after marriage. and the embassy also saw… read more
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My wife is from Spain and is currently in the US on an F-1 student visa. We just got married last month. We are now in the process of preparing her greencard application. We have changed her last name… read more
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