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I have an AOS interview. Same sex marriage we apply for
same sex marriage we apply for I-130 and I-485 together in 2017, had first interview in July 2018, interview was good IO was friendly and serious at the same time we were not separated the quests were asked about our relationship. how we met, where, where, first date when where, about jobs, phones numbers, if our families know about our marriage to which we tried no, who was at the marriage ceremony, what we did after getting married, then she asked if we do clubbing, and then she asked about original documents we provided those. she asked my husband yes no question from I-485 and she said she can't approvs us right know because she doesn't have my husband asylum file she can only approve after reviewing the asylum file which she said has been requested and not received yet. she didn't give us any paper after the interview,also she made Sure she took all the joint documents we brought we us, joint bank statements, lease, travel hotel bookings, joint credit cards copies and statement, car insurance, medical insurance, our utilities are included in lease so we told her about it she said ok, she went through our photo album and kept 5 pics, she asked who was in those pics and where those were taken. interview lasted for I think about 35-45 minutes. then the waiting game started no response after interview we called million times sent requests, they kept saying waiting for file some tire 2 officers told us they can't adjudicate 2 case at same time asylum or I-485. we even went to asylum few times to check why they not sending the file we were told the same thing that 2 cases can't b adjudicate at same times and adjusted to withdraw the asylum which our attorney told us to withdraw because it was already over 1 year after the interview at that point. after withdrawing the asylum my husband was in removal procedings. went to court at that point i-130 was not approved so judge gave us another date, we contect Uscis again and our I-130 got approved November 2019, had court hearing May 2020 due to pnadamic hearing got cancelled our attorney filed motion to terminate the case with I-130 and motion was granted November 2020, at this point I-485 was administratively closed because my husband was in removal proceeding, got info pass appointment and was to to give an application to reopen the i-485, December 2020 got letter and notification case is reopen, June 20th 2021 got a call in letter under both of our names to come in reason given I-485 and I-130 interview, and to ask for immigration service officer, and they attached same copy from first interview to brings all the documents we alredy submitted in first interview. we have been happily married for over 4 years now … read more
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General about marrying fiancee abroad and taking her to the
General about marrying fiancee abroad and taking her to the United states she's a citizen of venzuala … read more
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I got an approved 130 for my husband who is an asylee. I am
I got an approved 130 for my husband who is an asylee. I am a permanent resident so can I go ahead to fill the 485 form or wait till I become a citizen before he files for his green card? … read more
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When can i start applying for naturalization? I first been
When can i start applying for naturalization? I first been to the states may 2015. March 2016 i got my green card then my ex husband and i went back to vietnam. Feb 2017 i went back to the state by my… read more
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I m a LPR since 2016. Got married 2018. File I-130 for him
I m a LPR since 2016. Got married 2018. File I-130 for him 2019 which is approved last week. Since PD was current already sent I-485 and got the receipt and waiting for interview to be scheduled. He c… read more
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My gf is "pending asylum" status. She applied for Asylum
My gf is "pending asylum" status. She applied for Asylum before her B1 expired.. Is she eligible to apply for AOS based on my employment based EB2 petition (after my PD is current) when we get married… read more
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I came to US with Student Visa Applied for Asylum in 2013
I came to US with Student Visa Applied for Asylum in 2013 and got work authorization while my F1 student status was still valid I finished my studies in 2015 Married to US citizen July 2017 and we fil… read more
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Second opinion] I am interpreting for a man who qualifies
second opinion] I am interpreting for a man who qualifies for an I-130 but has unlawful entry. He has no criminal record whatsoever and his father is about to become a US citizen at the San Antonio Se… read more
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Immigrated on an F1 visa. HIB issued for 01/2008 to 01/2011.
Immigrated on an F1 visa. HIB issued for 01/2008 to 01/2011. Stopped working on 09/2009. Back to school from 10/2010 to 12/2011. Application to change to F1 in 12/2010 denied. Filled for asylum 2012: … read more
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I am 19 & I recently got married to my boyfriend. He is
Hi, I am 19 & I recently got married to my boyfriend. He is currently 20. He is an immigrant here in the US, but entered legally about 5 years ago. What is the process that I would need to do to be ab… read more
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I was granted asylum on September 2011, applied Card in
I was granted asylum on September 2011, applied for Green Card in 2012, and became LPR, based on asylum, in September 2013. My green Card shows the following date : 08/02/2012.When Can I apply for cit… read more
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I hope that you are doing well! I have a few immigration
FOR JUDITHI hope that you are doing well! I have a few immigration questions for you, whenever you have a chance: 1. If a person has a pending asylum application, does he need to wait until the final … read more
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Judith Ludwic
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Can a marriage fraud be the basis for denial of I-130?
I came USA in 2008 in B1/B2 visa , I filed political asylum in 2010, my asylum case was denied and I was put in removal proceedings, later in 2012 I got married with US citizen and My wife filed I-130… read more
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I got married on 2010 Sep with US Citizen, I received my conditional
I got married on 2010 Sep with US Citizen, I received my conditional GC on Jul 2011. I filed my application to remove condition (I-751) on May 2013. Last week (Oct 2013) i received my 10 years of unco… read more
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Greetings, I am a U.S. citizen and my fiance came to the
Greetings, I am a U.S. citizen and my fiance came to the U.S a year a go with a tourist visa and has an asylum case pending . He submittetedhis asylum papers in december and his attorney told him his … read more
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Hola soy Yuneisi de Nacionalidad cubana ,llevo 1 ano y 1 dia
Hola soy Yuneisi de Nacionalidad cubana ,llevo 1 ano y 1 dia en los EU ,TENGO 2 Ninos de Nacionalidad mexicana Y pasamos la frontera de Mexico por Laredo Texas donde obtuvimos Parol...Hoy me encuentro… read more
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My I-130 has been pending for 2 years and 3 months. It was
My I-130 has been pending for 2 years and 3 months. It was applied by marrying a US citizen. We're still together, and took the interview with the immigration as well (everything went well, the interv… read more
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My husband came to this country looking for asylum, but now
My husband came to this country looking for asylum, but now that we are married i filed to get his citizenship. He was told that if he doesnt change his status he might not get his employment visa nex… read more
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