Foreign nationals who are inadmissible to the U.S. but still want to visit temporarily can apply for a waiver and may be able to change/extend their status in the U.S., depending on how long the waiver is valid for.
Khadija DerrickNovember 22, 2023
For a DV lottery application, you either have to be born in one of the eligible countries for the particular fiscal year, or you must be chargeable to such country.
Khadija DerrickNovember 20, 2023
A parent’s intent to abandon their green card will be imputed to the minor children who are in their custody and control.
Khadija DerrickNovember 17, 2023
If a green card holder wants to abandon their legal permanent resident status, they can file Form I-407 with USCIS or CBP.
Khadija DerrickNovember 16, 2023
Foreign nationals who come to the U.S. on F-1 student visas may have the opportunity to apply for work authorization before or after their graduation.
Khadija DerrickNovember 15, 2023
Some USCIS offices may issue a NOID and request a completed medical exam, other offices may issue an RFE.
Khadija DerrickNovember 6, 2023
Yes, the I-551 Stamp serves as a substitute to the green card while it is pending, and during the validity date of the I-551 Stamp, you can use it to re-enter the U.S. after a trip abroad.
Khadija DerrickOctober 25, 2023
In limited situations, a newborn child abroad to a US green card holder (LPR) may obtain LPR status by accompanying the parent in their return to the US. In most circumstances, a separate petition will be necessary if the child…
Khadija DerrickOctober 24, 2023
To sponsor a foreign nanny for a green card, a US individual employer can obtain a labor certification and file the I-140, EB-3 Petition for Immigrant Worker on behalf of the nanny.
Khadija DerrickOctober 23, 2023
Nurses and physical therapist qualify as Schedule A occupations which are exempt from the recruitment procedures of the labor certification process, which fast-tracks the employer sponsored green card.
Khadija DerrickOctober 20, 2023
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service or USCIS changed its policy to apply Dates for Filing as published by USCIS to lock a child’s age for the Child Status Protection Act, “CSPA” purposes, rather than the Final Action Date.
Khadija DerrickSeptember 11, 2023
Under CBP policy donating plasma for money violates B visa status. However, there is currently a preliminary injunction that allows B visa holders to donate plasma for compensation.
Khadija DerrickAugust 29, 2023
Visa applicants can be placed into administrative processing for various reasons, but this does not mean their visa application will ultimately be denied.
Khadija DerrickAugust 28, 2023
Foreign nationals with approved green card applications should wait to travel internationally until they receive their green card or get an I-551 stamp in their passport.
Khadija DerrickAugust 18, 2023
If you did not receive your green card, you should call USCIS and you may need to file an I-90 form.
Khadija DerrickAugust 15, 2023
Temporary visa holders in the US can have their parents apply for a B1/B2 visa to accompany them during their stay. US citizens over 21 have the option to sponsor their parents for a green card.
Khadija DerrickAugust 8, 2023
Beneficiaries not required to pay the $1000 fee include children under the age of 17 or the spouses or unmarried children of an individual who obtained temporary or permanent resident status.
Khadija DerrickFebruary 11, 2022
Applicants with pending green card applications can apply for emergency travel documents or ask for an expedited decision on their I-131 application if they need to travel before their I-131 has been approved.
Khadija DerrickFebruary 1, 2022