[stextbox id="alert"]ALERT! ! The information contained in this article is no longer valid. Many VWP overstay applicants are able to successfully adjust again. For more information, please see my new article on adjustment of status.[/stextbox] It used to be that foreign nationals who entered on the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) could safely marry a United [...]
Needing a 601 waiver to get a green card through marriage is no insignificant thing. The proper preparation of a waiver will require many hours of work on the part of both the immigration lawyer and his clients. And yes, you should hire a lawyer to prepare the waiver. If you go it alone, and get rejected, you must start all over again if you want your husband to ever be able to get his green card.
USCIS recently announced a change in the processing of form I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization) that is commonly used by green card attorneys during the adjustment of status immigration process, including when submitting an application for a green card through marriage. Green card applicants do not automatically have the right to work in the United [...]
The US Department of State recently announced a change to the way they process K-3 Visa applications. In the past, US citizens or lawful permanent resident spouses would use a K-3 visa to bring their husband or wife to the US. Unlike normal spousal visa processing abroad (via form I-130), a K-3 visa only granted [...]
Foreign nationals who wait patiently, sometimes for several years, for a US green card to become available to them would probably not believe that some aliens do not complete the green card application process when one is readily available. But it does happen. These eligible aliens often are already in the US and put off [...]
Visa would have been denied, but he could submit a 601 hardship waiver package at a later waiver interview in Ciudad de Juarez (CDJ). 601 Waiver interviews at Juarez are now scheduled about two months from the visa interview date.
A Boston area man who was formerly a Brockton police officer was indicted in federal court for green card marriage fraud and entering into a marriage to evade immigration laws. The former cop, a US citizen, had married a German citizen so that she could her green card. The wife has been indicted, as well [...]