Category: Adjustment of Status


Youtube: Military Parole in Place: USCIS or ICE? Where to File?

  If you have any concerns, you should speak with a local Immigration Attorney, or you may call Fickey Martinez Law Firm, P.L.L.C. at (910) 526-0066 or email at attorney@fickeymartinezlaw.com.   Disclaimer: This Blog is made available by the lawyer or law firm publisher for educational purposes only as well as to give you general […]

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Youtube: When to have the I-693 Adjustment of Status Medical Evaluation?

  The Adjustment of Status Medical Evaluation uses the USCIS Form I-693. The I-693 medical evaluation has a shelf-life of one year. When an Adjustment of Status is using concurrent filing, the medical evaluation can be submitted with the I-130 and I-485. Additionally, it can be submitted at the future Immigration Interview. If USCIS wishes […]

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Youtube: Where to file a Parole in Place (PIP) Application?

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call Fickey Martinez Law Firm at (910) 526-0066 or email us at attorney@fickeymartinezlaw.com.   Disclaimer: This Blog is made available by the lawyer or law firm publisher for educational purposes only as well as to give you general information and a general understanding of the law, […]

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Permanent Bar for Two or More Illegal Entries – INA 212(a)(9)(C)(i)

[Read Post in Spanish] The problem with multiple EWI or Entry Without Inspection is the automatic permanent bar to (1) U.S. citizenship, (2) Any U.S. Visa, and (3) Receiving Lawful Permanent Residence or a Green Card. There is no immediate waiver. This post will pose common questions and helpful examples. How is the Permanent Bar […]

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Youtube: Travel While AOS is Pending

An Adjustment of Status applicant cannot travel outside of the United States unless the applicant applied for and was approved for Advance Parole. The approval designation would be placed on an Employment Authorization Card. The Stamp designating the ability of an Adjustment of Status applicant to travel will state “I-512 Advanced Parole” versus the default “Not […]

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The I-864 Explained: Affidavit of Support

The I-864, also known as the affidavit of support, is a “4-Part” form in the Green Card Process, whether Adjustment of Status or Consular Processing. The I-864 concerns the financial state of the sponsor. This form should be easy, except it requires numerous supporting documents and the Sponsor has to determine which “affidavit of support” […]

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Parole in Place: Immigration Option For An Illegal Spouse, Child, Or Parent Of A Military Member

[Leer Post en Espanol] “Parole in Place” or “PIP” is an uncommon immigration option that is not as formalized as most USCIS processes. There is no PIP Form at USCIS and currently the process is free, at no cost to the immigrant or military member. However, it is recommended that a military member seek the […]

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Marriage-Based Immigration: The I-130 And I-485 Confusion

[Leer Post en Espanol]     [Ler Post em Português] The I-130 and I-485 is a daunting process for husbands and wives going through a Marriage-Based Immigration Process. Apart from the forms being numerous pages long, the instructions for the two forms seem to confuse the entire process even further. For instance, the I-130 is […]

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The Road to a Green Card: Adjustment of Status or Consular Processing

The Green Card process is sometimes a difficult one, with many paths. Moreover, which process (i.e. In-Country or Consular), must be chosen. This article will shed some light on when it is appropriate to process at USCIS or to process at a Consulate. If an immigrant is outside of the U.S., then he or she must […]

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