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Question:   Under the U. S. Immigration laws a waiver of misrepresentation may be granted if the applicant has a parent, spouse, son or daughter who is a U. S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.  What happen if the U.S. citizen parent or any of the...

A self petitioner who married an abusive U.S. citizen may file an adjustment of status at the same time that the self petition is filed.  If the spouse of the self petitioner is a lawful permanent resident he or she will have to wait until...

The Immigration and Nationality Act Sec. 204 (c) prohibits the approval of a subsequent petition if the alien committed marriage fraud in a prior petition. It also prohibits the approval of the first petition if the Attorney General determined that the marriage is a sham. The...

It is important to know that a petition may continue despite the death of the petitioner under certain circumstances.  This benefit came into law under Public Law 111-83 signed by President Obama and was incorporated in the Immigration & Nationality Act Section 204 (l).  Under...

For those who used a different name or passport upon their entry to the U.S., they still have a chance to get a green card. Question:   What relief is available to aliens who entered the United States using a different name? Answer:      If you are applying for...

If you filed a petition for your spouse, you must be prepared for a four hour marriage fraud interview.  Any petition for a spouse or children based on marriage to a U.S. citizen is a candidate for marriage fraud interview.  Once an application for adjustment...

Aliens who entered as seaman or crewman can adjust status if they have Sec. 245(i) eligibility.  This means that they are beneficiary of an immigrant petition or labor certification filed before April 30, 2001.  The petition could be from a sister, brother or parents to...

Question:    Can those who entered without inspection adjust status? Answer:    Yes, if they have Sec. 245(i) eligibility.  This means that they are beneficiary of an immigrant petition or labor certification filed before April 30, 2001. Question:    What about those who have no Sec. 245(i) eligibility, can they...

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