Immigration Law FAQ
New York City immigration lawyer Brad Bernstein and CEO David "Squeeze" Annakie of Link Up Media Group stream live from the Law Offices of Spar and Bernstein in New York City to answer your legal immigration questions like: If were married to a citizen of the United States who died while you were in the process of removing the conditions of your green card, what should you do and what will happen if you apply for US citizenship and have an arrest on your record but the charges were dismissed?
Later, investigative Journalist Annie Hylton joins Brad and Squeeze to talk about "Dirty Laundry", her latest investigative expose into the sexual assault & abuse of undocumented immigrants in the laundry industry.
Other legal immigration questions covered in this episode include:
If you are a green card holder, cab you travel out of the United States if you had charges against you that are dismissed?
What is the priority date for an adult child who lives outside if the US?
26:40 - If you are a 10 year green card holder married to a citizen of the United states, which of you should file for your child who lives outside of the US?
How long does it take to file a fiance visa and how much will it cost?
When should you receive your letter to start the processing of your case?
What can you do if a petition you filed for a step-child was denied because they got married while their case was pending?
If you are filing a joint affidavit of support can the a person who did not the income requirements the previous year but is currently making enough income submit their pay stubs instead of a tax return for this year?
If you are out of status and marrying a citizen of the United States, what will you need to do to get a green card?
If you are a green card holder, how long will it take to file for an minor child who lives outside of the US?
Can you get a stamp to travel outside of the United States if your green card is expiring and you have applied for US citizenship?
Why would a visa petition for your spouse be denied?
Can a citizen of the United States file for an adult child and how long does the process take?
If you are in the process of adjusting your status through marriage and are filing for divorce, will that affect your case?
If you file for divorce while you are in the process of getting 10 year green card, will that affect your wait time?
What is the fee to renew a 10 year green card and how long will the process take?
How long does it take to get a fiance visa?
If you are a green card holder who is in the process of becoming a US citizen and filed for your 19 year old child, how long will the process take?
What can you do if your citizenship paperwork has the wrong name and you will be sworn in soon?
If you are a citizen of the United States, how can you file for minor nieces or nephews in Jamaica?
If you are a green card holder, can you file for a spouse who overstayed on a visa?
What should you do if you want to apply for US citizenship but back taxes?
How do you adjust the status of a spouse?
How do you file for a step-child who lives outside of the United States?
Can you get a green card as an abandoned spouse?
If you are a green card holder, how soon can you file for a spouse who is out of status?
Are there any planned changes for citizens of the United States who want to file for their parents who live outside of the US?
How long does it take for a VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) case to be approved?
What are the rules to adopt a child in Trinidad?
How long does it take for an I-130 to be approved for a minor child if it was filed by a citizen of the United States?
How much does it cost to file for a parent?
If you area US citizen, can you file for a sibling and how long will the process take?
Will you need consent from the other parent of your child if your spouse wants to adjust the status of their step-child?
If you are a US citizen, can you file for an adult child that lives outside of the United States?
Can you file taxes if you have a social security number but have but have not received your EAD card?
How long will it take to file for a sibling if you are a US citizen?
Can you apply for US citizenship using your married name before you file for your spouse?
Do you need to bring your birth certificate to your interview if you are a naturalized citizen who is filing for your spouse?
Can an adult child file for you if you are in the United States on a visitors visa?
Can a US permanent resident file for a sibling?
How long do SIJ (Special Immigrant Juvenile) cases take?
What can you do get custody of a child that lives outside of the United States?
If you are a US citizen with guardianship of a child who is outside of the United States, how can you get the child to the US?
Do you need to submit your medical exam with a SIJ (Special Immigrant Juvenile) case?