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Question: My great grandmother is over 109 years old. She formerly was under the care of my uncle. 2 weeks ago he moved away leaving her unattended. For 2 weeks now My grandfather travels los angeles to tijuana every other day to watch over his mother in law. We have no documents for my great gram.. id like to be able to bring her to los angeles to spare my grandfather the stress and enjoy my great grandmother which im so proud to have the honor to have id like my 4 children to get to spend time with her.
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Question: My permanent resident card was stolen while on vacation. I am considering filing for citizenship, must I first replace the green card prior to or in conjunction with filing for citizenship? Thank you so much.
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Question: To whom it may concern; My mom was deported back in 1997-1998. She was charged with a crime prior to that and did 3 years of probation. It was after the 3 years of probation that the U.S. deported my mom. She was punished for 7 years I believe. She is back in the U.S. and I would like to know how to help to get her papers. My brother and I were born here in Arizona U.S. of A. and just don't want our mom to be looking over her shoulder all the time. Someone has informed ICE that she is here and ICE have been looking for her. What action can we take. Thank you for your time. Sincerely, NMP
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Question: iam a us citzen and i got married in mexico because my husband does not have papers and we want to get him the green card because iam currentky living in arizona and he is in mexico and it is hard to see each other so we cant to get him a green card how can we go about this, we dont have an idea what lawyer can we thats affordable can you help?
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Question: I am a foreign national married to a US citizen and am currently preparing my immigration package to become a permanent resident. For the affidavit of support I got a bank statement showing payments from my main source of income, but it contains a disclaimer from the bank stating that they do not guarantee its correctness. I am worried it might affect whether it is accepted as evidence. Could this disclaimer become a problem in the immigration process?
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Question: My husband was apprehended from ice. And now was charged with reentry. He is sent for removal. How can I stop the removal so he can stay here. And what forms will I need to fill out. My husband has been here for 15years has 5 children went to school here and has all his immediate family here.he also has criminal trespass from 2011 and a marijuana violation from 2007 on his record also this recent one reentry charge.what can I do for him to stop removal and get permission for him to be here legally?????
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Question: I just want to know if my boyfriend will get deported or what will happen to him. So in the past he got charged wit driving wit out lisence. & he had an arguiment wit his cousin outside n was being loud so da neighboor called da cops n they took him to goodyear police department then to 4th ave jail, I called & I got his next court is in 4 days & he does not have a bond. Most likely what will happen on his court date? He is an immagrant. Will he be deported?
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Question: Me and my husband got married in 2010 and a year ago we separated I want a divorce but we never filed for his citzenship and he won't divorce me because he doesn't want to be deported. What should I do???
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Question: I was under 18 when my parents became USA Citation does that make me A USA Citation
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Question: My Daughter and I were brought to the US In 1992 by our sponsor. My daughter is 25 and married to a us citizen but has no status due to her sponsor not filing proper paperwork. She has 2 children that are us citizens. She's lived in the us for 22 years what are her options.?
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Question: Will a family member in mexico be able to apply for a temporary permit/visa to come visit their dying mother?
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Question: i want to know if i can make my mom a resident of the united states. she lived in the united states for 18 years,but just a year ago she decided to go back to mexico. can i still make her a resident of the united states if she is in another country?
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Question: After 20 years we are looking to move back to the US from the UK. My wife has a British passport but had a green card when we lived in the US. We were looking to move over in September for the start of the school year but the Embassy in the UK is telling me that it will be 6 months before they even look at our I-130 petition, which I understand is only the start of the whole process. My parents are getting older and we want to be there to help them. Should we just come over and start the process (or reprocess) from the US for my wife's permanent/green card status?
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Question: My wife's son was denied naturalization because of 3 misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions. During the wait time for the naturalization decision, his green card expired. Is the denial for charachter going to prevent him from recieving his green card.
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Question: My dad ask for a petition for my sister 11 years ago they havent receive nothing my dad is permanent resident my sister is25 years she has 2 kids born in az she whants to know what she can do.
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Question: Just want to get to the point.. My husband is waiting for his appointment.. We have not paid the lawyer yet.. I heard that we should be paying the lawyer to make the appointment to get his green card/visa.. Is that true? And the lawyer is asking for $3500 and it has to be paid off first to get the appointment set up. Is this correct and is that amount correct too??
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Question: My brother-in-law was petitioned 20 years ago to come to the US by his stepmother but he did not avail because he was angry at his father. He is now 38. Can he reopen the petition and come to the US?
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Question: Dear Sir or Madam, I am from the netherlands. I have been deported from the Stat for in may 2011 fro 10 years, because I I staid longer than my permit. I have a girl friend who is willing to merry me to bring me back from the Netherlands in to the stat. Is that posible and the immigration will let me live in the state? I don't have any felony neither any bad records in the state. thank you in advance. peace me
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Question: My boyfriend is an illegal immigrant and has been here for eight years we have a son together and want to get his papers, how can we go about this, we don't have money for a lawyer, can you help?
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Question: I am a naturalized American citizen. Recently I got the green card for my mother she is 78 years old. Also I started the green card petition for my brother in 2008 and it was accepted. NVC told me that my brother has to wait until a visa becomes available. What do you think would be the fastest way to get a green card for my brother? Wait his turn or my mother starts the green card applications for my brother ,now that she is now lawful resident,.. My brother is divorced and has no children. My family is from Spain
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Question: My daughter is marrying for 3 years with Korean men after he gets his 10 years green card he abandons my daughter and disappeared. Can she file a fraudulent marriage and stop his green card?
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Question: my papa me esta emigrando pero tiene su green cards con direccion de mexico me afecta para poder emigrar
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Question: I just got married to a mexican national two months ago. We both want to get his papers filed but it is so expensive. Where can we go to get help with this?
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Question: My husband was brought into the U.S.A. as a child, and needs help obtaining his citizenship. Can you help us??
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Question: I just found out the person I married 6 yrs., ago is wanted in Mexico for attempted murder, she uses a false identity, our marriage may not be legal, she is a fraud and only married me for Immagration purposes. I went to immigration for assistance and guidance and they took the complaint but showed very little concern. I am told I should file for an annulment but I need an attorney do take care of the paperwork and file with the court. I need a domestic attorney, I dont have much funds, she has taken everything and left me in a poor financial state. Can someone recommend an attorney.....
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Question: nhelp! my boyfriend was arrest ed on thrusday for inventing a fake social security and working under it but i ran the social and it does not belong to anyone in the u.s. so why are they hold ing him in jail. doesn't thatmean he is innocent. and can he get bond eve if he is an illegal immagrant?? please help.
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Question: I am a legal resident since 1991. I left the US for 1 year to study in Australia. Have I lost my 5 continous years in the us to apply for citizenship?
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Question: I recently discovered that when I was brought to the US 18 years ago, none of the appropriate paperwork was filed by my parents. Essentially, I just found out that I have no legal right to be here in the US. Where do I go from here???
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Question: I know someone who was brought to the United States illegally by her parents over 14 years ago. I would like to see if I can help. Is there anyone out there that can tell me whether or not she is eligible to get her papers and if so who I can contact for further information. Thanks in advance.
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