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Frequently Asked Questions

No! You may file the I-140 application from abroad. However, you must be in the US in order to file an I-485 Adjustment of Status…

Only direct family members (spouse and children) are eligible to receive green cards as dependents on an I-140 application.

You can re-apply as many times as it takes to receive and approval.

This depends on the visa you hold while your application is pending. Further information requires advice from an experienced immigration attorney.

If you are applying for an I-140 as an academic, you do not need a certain number of citations to qualify, We look at your work and contributions in totality.

Send us a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and we will give you a free evaluation of your eligibility.

YES, any person from any country may be granted asylum in the United States as long as they prove to be eligible.

Si su asilo no es otorgado por un Oficial de Asilo, su caso será referido a un Juez de Inmigración. Puede volver a solicitar asilo o cualquier otra ayuda disponible en el tribunal.

Parents, spouses, siblings, children.

It depends if the petitioner is LPR or US citizen.

No, only US citizen children can petition parents.

Yes, the child can make the petition even if they do not have a job.

If the petitioner is a Legal Permanent Resident then the petition is no longer valid, but if the petitioner became a US citizen then the petition continues it just changes from F2B to F3.

No, unless the parent becomes a US citizen.

NO, you must be cooperative in an investigation. If you don’t report the incident, then there is no investigation.

Only approved U-visa cases or cases granted deferred action may apply for working permission.

YES, but ultimately you should separate from the abusive relationship.

NO, you must be the parent, child, or spouse of an abusive LPR or USC.

Before an individual applies for naturalization, he or she must meet a few requirements. Depending on the individual’s situation, there are different requirements that may apply. General requirements for naturalization are below.

  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
  • Be a permanent resident (have a “Green Card”) for at least 5 years.
  • Show that you have lived for at least 3 months in the state or USCIS district where you apply.Demonstrate continuous residence in the United States for at least 5 years immediatelypreceding the date of filing Form N-400.
  • Show that you have been physically present in the United States for at least 30 months out ofthe 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing Form N-400.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak basic English.Have a basic understanding of U.S. history and government (civics).
  • Be a person of good moral character.
  • Demonstrate an attachment to the principles and ideals of the U.S. Constitution.

USCIS will make accommodations for applicants with disabilities in order to demonstrate theireligibility in the naturalization process.

  • Torequest an exemption, “Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions” (Form N-648) is required.

The cost is $640.00 for the application and $85.00 for the biometrics for a total of $725.00.The fee can bepaid with a check or money orderpayable to Department of Homeland Security.

The processing time it required to become naturalized varies by USCIS Field Office.