Immigration Issues/visitor visa

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My stepson has a 10 year tourist visa for visits from Mexico to the US.  He is with us in the US now and must return to Mexico in February. How long must he return to Mexico for before returning to the US.  

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There is no definite answer, but every entry requires answering questions from the immigration inspector regarding purpose of entry, and whether there is a residence abroad (in Mexico) to which the visitor intends to return. If he has just spent six months in the U.S. and returns within a few weeks to the U.S. again, there can certainly be questions about whether he has a permanent residence in Mexico to which he intends to return, and whether it is feasible for him to be a student or worker in Mexico if he is spending so much time in the U.S. There will also be questions as well regarding how he is supporting himself in the U.S. and whether he is working without authorization.

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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