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Vlog: "I've been here For 14 Years, I Don't Have A Criminal Record, & I have 3 Kids. How Can I adjust My Legal Status?"

By Natalia Riveros-Jacobsen

"I've been here for 14 years, I don't have a criminal record, and I have 3 kids. How can I adjust my legal status?" On this week's video blog, immigration attorney Natalia Riveros-Jacobsen answers this question and many more.

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In this MBJ Video Blog, immigration attorney Natalia Riveros-Jacobsen answers some frequently asked questions. Here is a complete list of the questions she answers in the video above.

 

  1. I've been here for 14 years, I don't have a criminal record, and I have 3 kids who are 11, 12, and 13 years old. The 11 year old has an emotional disorder, ¿What can I do to adjust my legal status? (0:16)
  2. My son has been a U.S. citizen for a year and two months now, and I've already gone to a biometrics appointment and signed, but no one has called. I want to know how long I should expect to wait. (1:28)
  3. What forms do I need to fill out to adjust my status if I am married to a U.S. citizen? (2:45)
  4. I have been in the United States for more than 10 years and I do not have a criminal record. What should I do if I am pulled over by the police? (3:55)
  5. I was arrested for a DUI and now I have a court date. Do I need to hire an attorney? (4:50)
  6. I am stuck inside a drug ring, and I want out. Is there a way to cooperate with the police to get myself out of this situation? (5:40)
  7. I have minor charges on my criminal record and I do not have legal status. What would you recommend for me? (6:40)
  8. How long does it take to adjust my wife's legal status? I am a citizen and she entered on a visa. (7:40)
  9. My sister peticioned for me in 2001. I would like to know how much longer until I receive a priority date. (9:30)

If you have specific questions about your immigration case or that of a loved one's, please contact us online or call 405-272-9393 to schedule an appointment.

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