Adjustment of Status

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WHAT CRITERIA DO I NEED TO MEET TO FILE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS?immigration

1) PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES

If you would like to adjust your status in the United you have to currently be residing in the United States. If you are not currently residing in the United States then you will need to go through the U.S. Consulate abroad.

2) ENTERED INTO THE UNITED STATES LEGALLY

In order to file for adjustment of status you must have entered the United States legally. This means you were Inspected and admitted into the United States lawfully.

3) NO CHANGE IN CIRCUMSTANCES

If any circumstances warranting your lawful entrance into the United Sates have changed you may not be eligible to file for an adjustment of status.

4) STATUTORY BARS TO ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

An individual could be barred from adjustment of status for one of the following reasons:

  1. UNAUTHORIZED EMPLOYMENT IN THE UNITED STATES: The individual was employed while residing in the United States without lawful permission.
  2. NO LONGER IN LAWFUL STATUS: The individual does not have lawful status at the time they filed for adjustment of status
  3. FAILED TO MAINTAIN LAWFUL STATUS: The individual failed to continuously maintain their lawful status since lawful entry into the United States.
WHAT DOCUMENTS WILL BE NEEDED IN ORDER TO MAKE AN ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS?

Several documents will be needed to file for Adjustment of Status. An individual will need to file an adjustment of status application along with required documents. The required list of Documents will vary on case-by-case bases. Bellow you will find the common documents that are usually required:

  • I-485 Application
  • Form I-693 and supplement (Medical Exam Report)
  • Photographs (two Identical color photographs)
  • Copy of Your I-94
  • Copy of You visas
  • Copy of your passport
  • Evidence of Financial Support (either the individual or sponsor):
    • W-2 Forms
    • Tax return forms
    • Employment verification from your employer
CONTACT A LAWYER

While we previously handled immigration cases, we still provide some general immigration information on our web site for assistance to the general public. This is no substitute for consulting with an immigration attorney about your specific facts and/or case which we highly recommend, especially since some laws, rules and procedures may change at any time and web site pages are not intended to provide legal advice and are not always updated. Thus, we urge you to consult with an immigration attorney now and if you need any assistance in finding one please contact our law offices now for help.

Meanwhile, we continue to offer an absolutely FREE consultation and case evaluation for anyone injured in a car, truck, motorcycle or any other accident or to any family who suffered the death of a family member with a wrongful death accident claim in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Fernando Valley, Ventura and all of California.

We have over 40 years experience handling personal injury & wrongful death accident cases and during that time our injury accident lawyers have successfully resolved thousands and thousands of injury accident cases.

There are many easy ways to contact our personal injury & wrongful death accident lawyers:

  • Call us:
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  • Send us an email at info@WalchLaw.com

On personal injury accident cases & wrongful death accident cases there is NO charge for our initial consultation – it is absolutely FREE! And we work on a contingency fee which means we do not get paid until you win and then our fee comes out of the recovery paid by the insurance company and not out of your own pocket!

We look forward to speaking with you and helping you resolve your legal problems.

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NOTICE

Our immigration web site pages were prepared when our personal injury & wrongful death law firm also provided assistance to some of our clients with immigration matters. Our law firm does not do that any longer. Our lawyers and law offices continue to concentrate in handling serious injury and wrongful death cases in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and all of California resulting from car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, hit & run and uninsured motorist (UM) and underinsured motorist (UIM) accidents, dog bites & dog attacks, premises liability accidents including slip & fall, trip & fall and burn injury cases. Our lawyers have handled personal injury and wrongful death accident cases for over 40 years. We have successfully resolved thousands of injury accident claims over that time, with a success rate better than 95%. However, if you need any immigration help we are happy to refer you to an immigration lawyer. Meanwhile, we have left these pages on our web site with this notice to continue to try to provide some useful general information to the public. As always, the information in this web site is general information only that is not intended to provide nor should it be relied upon to provide specific advice for any specific legal matter as, among other reasons, all facts and circumstances should be considered. You are advised and encouraged to consult with an experienced attorney for specific advice about your particular personal injury, wrongful death, accident, immigration or any other legal claim, case or matter. If you ever need any help or legal advice, please call us now at 818.222.3400 or 1.866 INJURY 2 or simply click here to reach us 24/7. On injury accident cases our initial consultation still is absolutely FREE and we work on a contingency fee. That means we do not receive any fee until we win. And then the fee comes out of the recovery which means that the fee is actually paid by the insurance company and does not come out of your own pocket. If you have any questions, please let us know. We look forward to helping you.

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