Can a US citizen sponsor their stepchild if the marriage creating the step relation was on the child's 18th birthday?
No, child is not considered to be a stepchild under US immigration law unless the marriage occurred prior to his/her 18th birthday.
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you marry then you find an immigration atty and start the paperwork and the cost is around 1,000.00 and they need to have an immigration physical.
Answer . \nWell, not like you become a spouse when you get married. the process is a pain, but someday with a lot of effort and after a lot of time, yes.
How common is it for abusive parents to continue the abuse after the child's 18th legal adult birthday?
Answer . \nVery common. Abuse is a patterned behavior, and a person's age is not enough to break the pattern. At 18, you are legally able to separate yourself from the abuse. Changing the abuser has historically proven to be a much more difficult task.
Is there anyway you can sponsor your wife's mother for a Visa to the US if your wife is not a US citizen?
\n. \n Answer \n. \nYes. But it may take awhile. They are really busy with all of the illegals from you know where. Because of that it takes more time to get to paperwork from good people like your family who come here legally like they should. Good luck to you:)
If both parents were US citizens and married before the birth, the the child is automatically a US citizen; birthplace is irrelevant. However, if only one parent was a US citizen at the time of the birth , it gets a little trickier. It depends on when the child was born (laws change), however since …1952, if the couple was married before the birth and the father meets residency requirements in the US then the child is a US citizen. Your best bet is to consult an attorney who specializes in this. (MORE)
Unfortunately the answer is NO! I'm sorry. I have been dealing withthis one for over 4 years now with my Mother-In-Law, andSister-in-Law. They're from Scotland. I married my wife over therein Scotland (I was born in California). Anyway, I WAS able tosponsor my wife and her kids from a previous marri…age. However; notthe case with her. My wife will have to sponsor her when shebecomes a citizen. (She is now a "Legal Resident".) An adultimmigrant that's not related to an American Citizen will have to doit the old fashioned way and apply for a "Green Card" underwhatever circumstances they have, or can come up with. Again...Unfortunately, these days they're not handing them out very easily.I had to prove that my marriage wasn't a scam 2 years after wemoved my wife and the kids into the country. That alone costanother $210.00. We've spent thousands and thousands of dollarsgetting my wife and step-kids legally into this country, AND WE'REMARRIED! Good luck getting an immigrant with no American Citizenrelatives into this country legally. I wish I had better news foryou about this, but we're all too familiar with the Dept. ofHomeland Security (formerly known as the I.N.S.). Reply By Kyle Keith: This users reply is to the extreme and a little over-exaggerating.There is no set amount of money you need like this user posted. 1Million Dollars is not needed to start a business. When our economywas strong there were people reporting that they were gettingdenied when they had less than $100,000 in US funds to start abusiness. Well now that our money sucks and our economy hasweakened anything more than 50,000 will be carefully considered. Now the difference in my writing is that I actually provide proofof my rants and raves. The E2 Treaty Investor: Nationals of qualifying Treaty countrieswho have made a significant investment in the United States mayqualify for E2 Treaty Investor status. Like the E1 visa, there isno set minimum level of investment which may qualify for E2 status,but the lower the investment the less likely one is to qualify.Again, the level of investment must be sufficient to justify thetreaty national (or his/her employees) presence in the UnitedStates. The investment must be in an operating business - i.e.simply buying property or stocks and bonds does not qualify. Also,a substantial part of the investment must have been made beforeapplying for E2 status. Of course the immigrant will have to be originating from one of thecountries in the treaty. (MORE)
Ans 1: Do not marry a Nigerian. They are all up to no good. There are very few nigerians who marry Americans for love. There is always something behind the scence. Just don't do it. Ans 2: I would say stay away from Nigerians at all cost. They are greedy and hateful and do not like Americans. …Ans 3: That is not very fair, you are both just stereotyping. There are bad eggs in every country/continent, saying all Nigerians are greedy, hateful and up to no good is like saying all German's are Nazi's or all Irish people are alcoholics!!! And to try and answer your question, which neither of the above tried to do, I would contact a Lawyer if i were you, if there are immigration issues, as in you think he may have only married you for a green card/visa then i would say you could get the marriage annulled, although i am not familar with US law. (MORE)
In order to obtain US citizenship, you must marry a US citizen in the first place. Your fiance must file a "fiance visa" which will award you temporary status in the US. You must then apply for permanent residency via the I-485 application (greencard.) Then, you must wait an indefinite number of yea…rs until you are eligible by law to become a naturalized US citizen. (MORE)
Answer . No, but the person you marry can sponsor your citizenship making it easier. It takes about a year, because the us citizen will be investigated and both people have to prove that it is a real marriage and not a ploy just to get citizenship.
Answer . yes, you have to file form I-130 petition for alien relative ($355) and then you have to file form I-485 ($1,010) when she comes to the US.
It almost sounds like you think they automatically become a citizen after you're married for a certain length of time? If that's what you're thinking, you're wrong. Being married to a US citizen just decreases the amount of time (from 5 years to 3 years) they have to wait before they can apply f…or citizenship. (MORE)
Answer . IT DOES NOT MATTER WHAT THE PARENT'S ARE,IT ONLY MATTER'S WHERE THE CHILD IS BORN. IF THE CHILD IS BORN IN THE U.S. THEN THE CHILD IS A U.S. CITIZEN
Yes. However, if you move to Mexico, you will need to register yourUS marriage with the Registro Civil in the Mexican town where youlive in order to receive any benefit from the Mexican government.If you are merely visiting, then this is not necessary.
Yes, it is a legal marriage, however, it does not mean the illegal alien won't be deported back to their country.
No state requires citizenship for obtaining a marriage license. TheUS citizen presents his US ID to the clerk. The non-US citizenpresents his foreign passport. You pay the fee and they issue youthe license.
First, When the INS catches the illegal alien, they WILL be deported. After paying a $1,000 fine, and waiting 3 to 5 years, the alien may then apply for a marriage visa, a green card, and citizenship in the US at the Embassy in his native Country. If the US Embassy determines that the alien had made… illegal entry into the US "for the sole purpose of marrying to obtain citizenship" the applications will be refused. Also note that in the US most states now require proof of citizenship when applying for a marriage license. (MORE)
If both parents were US citizens and married before the birth, the the child is automatically a US citizen; birthplace is irrelevant. However, if only one parent was a US citizen at the time of the birth , it gets a little trickier. It depends on when the child was born (laws change), however since …1952, if the couple was married before the birth and the father meets residency requirements in the US then the child is a US citizen. Your best bet is to consult an attorney who specializes in this. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Is_a_child_born_in_Mexico_a_US_citizen_if_the_child's_father_is_a_US_citizen#ixzz1vJYaYfxX (MORE)
A citizen of the United States or an organization or business cansponsor a person or family to live in the United States. Thecitizen must prove that he or she can provide financially for theimmigrant until employment is secured.
http://lyndalandbrian.blogspot.com/2009_02_01_archive.html. http:/jesshughesimmigration.blogspot.com. I hope these blogs can help you; the first one it's very complete because the girl already got her green card and the second one it is new so has more updated information but she is still doing th…e process (MORE)
There are many people who can marry a US citizen. Marriage to a UScitizen happens with many other US citizens.
Even without knowing the spouseÃs status, the marriage is binding.Proceeding with a divorce is the only way to legally separate forthat person.
It's not an easy task but there are ways to sponsor your spouse. First of ask around other immigrants, they probably know of places that can help you know where to start. There are people out there who dedicate much of their time to helping immigrants gain citizenship. There isn't much help on the I…mmigration website and much of the information is outdated. So I think your best bet is to talk to people and ask around. And plan on spending a few thousand dollars! Good Luck! (MORE)
I assume you mean to be a citizen. In order to be a U.S. citizen you must be born here and have a U.S. Birth certificate, or apply for a green card and become a U.S. citizen. To receive a green card you must take a U.S. citizenship test in order to prove you have knowledge any U.S. citizen would.
yes the marrige is legal a lot of illeagal imigrants marry a U.S. citizen to stay in the country so if some one finds out that they are not legal the illegal person can stay in the states because of the marriage
Nothing all the INS forms are still binding agreements. And the sponsor has to maintain 125% of the poverty level .. They aren't citizens of the US merely permanent residents. That stuff about being a citizen at marriage is so sold school it merely be another regular divorce.. divorce does not term…inate that financial support obligation. Even when no longer married, the U.S. citizen remains financially liable for support, until the sponsored immigrant: a. The sponsored spouse becomes a U.S. citizen; b. The sponsored spouse is credited with 40 qualifying quarters of work in the United States. Although 40 qualifying quarters of work (credits) generally equate to ten years of work, in certain cases the work of a spouse or parent adds qualifying quarters. The Social Security Administration can provide information on how to count qualifying quarters (credits) of work; c. The sponsored spouse becomes subject to removal, but applies for and obtains in removal proceedings a new grant of adjustment of status, based on a new affidavit of support, if one is required; d. The sponsored spouse ceases to be a lawful permanent resident and departs the United States; or e. The sponsored spouse dies. (MORE)
What rights does a stepmother have regarding a stepchild when the child's mother is primary care giver?
None, unless the child's mother legally agrees in court to give you some.. None, unless the child's mother legally agrees in court to give you some.
make her atlest two trips to you and save all travling document andask him to sponsor u
Does the stepchild and your child share a parent? If so, they are half-brothers, which would make the grandchild your son's nephew.
In PA does child support cut off the last day of the month before the child's 18th birthday or the day OF the child's 18th birthday?
Generally, the obligation ends when the child reaches 18 years of age or the child graduates from high school, whichever occurs later. A child will also automatically be ineligible for child support is removed from disability status by a court order.
Best Guess: The Salvadoran can go back to El Salvador with or without child (who has U.S. birth certificate). Then U.S. citizen can file fiance visa. Once approved, Salvadoran goes to US consulate in El Salvador and gets fiance visa to come back to U.S. for purpose of marriage. Usually fiance visa t…akes about 3 to 6 months. (MORE)
No. The condensed version is: For an immigrant to marry a US citizen it does not grant them citizenship. They have to first obtain their green card (after marriage), then if they want to become a US citizen, they must apply for US citizenship. Then to become a citizen of the US, they have to apply …for citizenship, study the country's history, pass a test on what they've studied, and swear an oath to be loyal to the US before they can be sworn in as a citizen. (MORE)
The applicant is a permanent resident ("green card" holder) with valid green card for a period of the past 5 years. If married to U.S. Citizen you may apply after 3 years with valid green card. One exception prevails - if an applicant has served in the United States armed forces during war, that ind…ividual may obtain US citizenship without first becoming a permanent resident if they were in the United States upon enlistment into the U.S. military. (MORE)
It can be if you do the right paperwork through the Mexican government and get a blood test there, etc. I got married in Jamaica and it was much easier
Yes, and success often occurs, but not always. The immigration process can be long, drawn out and very frustrating.
Basic criteria to be eligible for US citizenship is to be a green card holder and above 18 years of age. Through the marriage to a US citizen the spouse can get green card after the third anniversary. Following which he or she qualifies to apply for US citizenship using the immigration Form N-400 ca…lled the naturalization process. (MORE)
Yes, an illegal immigrant, in the US can get married to an American citizen and obtain their documents
No, since a servant is not a job category that would require a bachelor's degree, so the servant would not qualify for a work visa.
You cannot sponsor someone who is already here illegally. You CAN sponsor them if they go home and apply for entry with a sponsor who will provide a home and/or a job.
No. You first have to go thru the permanent resident 'green card' process. Then you have to go thru the citizenship process.
If you are referring to the form 485, then yes, you can file as a sponsor. Just remember that you cannot PETITION your sister in law (only your spouse would be able to do that)
To sponsor someone you will need to be their employer, and they must have a skill or ability that is not generally available.
NO! if they are and its out of control call 9-1-1 its free and it doent show up on phone records! Answer The parents should discuss the matter and agree on the course of action. If it is not life threatening or a beating, then 911 is like using a sledge hammer where a small mallet would do.
There is no such thing as an EU citizen. Each country of the union has it's own laws and governance over citizenship.
Individuals who obtain a Green Card through marriage to a U.S. Citizen are granted "Conditional" Green Card status, which is only valid for two years. Individuals who have been granted Conditional Green Card Status are required to apply to remove the Conditions on their Green Card within 90 days of …the date that their Conditional Permanent Resident status expires that is within their second anniversary and they are still married. (MORE)
For anybody to marry a US citizen they need to either marry outside US and enter using K-3 visa else as a fiance(e) they can enter US using K-1 visa but should get married to the US citizen within 90 days from the date of arrival. For either of the processes applicant needs to contact the United …States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (MORE)
Yes you can, as long as you are over 18. The IR-5 visa is for parents of a US citizen. Contact your local US Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) office to find out what paperwork and fees will apply.
No one needs sponsorship to become a US citizen. Foremost criteria for becoming a US citizen is that you need to be a green card holder first.Any one who is above age of 18 years and has been in US as a green card holder for the past minimum 5 years can go ahead and apply for US citizenship by filin…g Form N-400. In case you are born in US to US parents then you automatically become a US citizen by birth and you would just need to file Form N-600 and get the citizenship certificate. Also in case you get married to a US citizen the alien spouse is granted conditional status valid for 2 years immediately which can be upgraded to regular green card by filing Form I-751 exactly 90 days before the conditional status expires provided the alien is still married to the same American.Subsequently after upgrading and getting green card and staying in US for just 3 years the spouse can apply for US citizenship. (MORE)
If either of the spouse is a US citizen and another is an alien, once they get married the alien is given the conditional status which is valid for 2 years. 90 days or less before the conditional status expires the US citizen needs to file to remove the conditions using Form I-751 for the alien spou…se to get permanent resident status or green card. After three years as a green card holder and if still married the person can apply for US citizenship through US citizen spouse by filing Form N-400. (MORE)
True or false all us male citizens are required to register with the selective service on their 18th birthday?
It is true that all US male citizens are required to register withthe selective service on their 18th birthday.
Generally, no. However, a step-parent can obtain custody under limited extraordinary circumstances. The party should consult with an attorney who specializes in custody issues who can review the situation and explain the options, if any.