Category Archives: 245(i)

Adjustment of status under section 245(i)

Matter of Muhammad Imran BUTT, Respondent Decided April 19, 2013 U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals Cite as 26 I&N Dec. 108 (BIA 2013) Interim Decision #3779 (1) For purposes of establishing eligibility … Continue reading

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3, 10 and Permanent Bars

Dealing with the 3, 10 and “Permanent” Bars Overview of the 3, 10 and Permanent Bars INA §212(a)(9)(B)(i)(I) provides that a noncitizen is inadmissible if he or she was unlawfully present in the United States for a period of more … Continue reading

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Proposed Rule Change Will Unify Families Subject to 3 and 10 Year Bars: Provisional Waivers of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens

On January 6, 2012 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a proposal to streamline the application process for the spouses and children of U.S. citizens currently eligible for legal permanent resident status, minimizing the amount of time that … Continue reading

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Section 245(i) not available for Spouse of 245(i) Eligible Applicant: Matter of LEGASPI, 25 I&N Dec. 328 (BIA 2010)

Matter of Michael Raymund Aguirre LEGASPI, Respondent File A097 368 288 – Los Angeles, California Decided September 1, 2010 U.S. Department of JusticeExecutive Office for Immigration ReviewBoard of Immigration AppealsClick here for the decision.Tweet An alien is not independently “grandfathered” … Continue reading

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Illegal immigrant marrying US citizen. Can I apply for residency?

Question: I am an undocumented immigrant was brought to the US when i was about 6yrs old, have lived here ever since, i am going to marry a US citizen. We are trying to figure out what we need to … Continue reading

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