Adjustment of Status
What are the requirements to file an Adjustment of Status, if I am married to US citizen?
Based on marriage, you need to show that you have legally entered the United States, the beneficiary, or the person has been covered under INA-245-I, meaning that they either filed a labor certification or some type of family-based petition before April 30, 2001. You are going to have to demonstrate it is a real marriage. The beneficiary, […]Read More
What will happen in my Adjustment of Status Interview?
At the interview, the officer will ask you basic questions about your marital status or your relationship if it’s a family-based type of application. You also must have documentation to show you are living together and that the marriage is legitimate. They are going to also want to make sure that the intending immigrant, the beneficiary, is admissible […]Read More
What documents are required at the adjustment of status interview?
They are going to want to see your original marriage certificate. If the case is based on marriage, they are going to want to see the original birth certificate of the beneficiary. If you are filing for a Green Card based on marriage and your spouse is a United States citizen, original proof of citizenship is required. […]Read More
My Spouse died before my Adjustment of Status Interview, can I still adjust my status?
Yes, assuming that the marriage was valid and you can provide sufficient evidence. Likely you would file a different type of petition and it may take longer to obtain your Green Card status, but it is certainly possible.Read More
Can I work in the US while I my application for adjustment of status is pending?
Yes. When you file the adjustment of status application, you automatically file for employment authorization. Employment authorization will take approximately 75 to 90 days to be approved. You are not supposed to work prior to obtaining an employment authorization. Yet there are approximately 11 million people in the United States working without authorization. You should not work. […]Read More
What are the requirements to file an I 130 petition for a sibling?
You need proof that the petitioning sibling is a United States citizen. You need to prove the relationship. You will submit a copy of the petition, the U.S. citizen’s birth certificate, and your own birth certificate.Read More