Category Archives: Lawful Permanent Resident

Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Resident. Precedent Decisions Pertaining to Adjustment of Status

Arriving Aliens Matter of Silitonga, 25 I&N Dec. 89 (BIA 2009) Under 8 C.F.R. §§ 245.2(a)(1) and 1245.2(a)(1)(ii) (2009), Immigration Judges have no jurisdiction to adjudicate an application filed by an arriving alien seeking adjustment of status, with the limited … Continue reading

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Was the Marriage Entered into for Immigration Purposes? Is the marraige “Bona fide” for immigration purposes?

In order to be granted permanent residency, your spouse’s relationship with you must be established and your spouse must be admissible to the United States under the immigration law. Also, the marriage must be bona fide, not merely a sham … Continue reading

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