Hi,If i gave birth in Egypt Do I have to apply for my child to come with me?
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As outlined in 9 FAM 42.1 N1.1, a childunder two years of age who was born of a Permanent Resident Alien mother duringa temporary visit abroad does not require an immigrant visa in order to travelto the United States if the alien parent is in possession of a valid Form I-551(i.e. green card), a valid reentry permit, or an SB-1 visa. The childmust be admitted to the U.S. within two years of birth and the accompanying parent must be applying for readmission upon first return after the birth of the child. We suggest that the accompanying parent carry documentary evidence of his or herrelationship to the child, including the child's passport and birthcertificate.
Some people choseto have their children in the home country to be close to their families.Children born abroad to permanent resident mothers are permanent residents, ifcertain conditions are met. The requirements are that such a child must bebrought to the U.S.on the mother's first return trip (following the birth), which must occurbefore the child is two years of age. As of this writing, the child in thissituation does not need a visa. The necessary paperwork is processed at theport of entry, based on the mother's permanent resident status and the child'sbirth certificate.
A child born abroad of legal permanent resident parents may enter the U.S.without a visa provided the child is accompanied by a parent upon that parent'sinitial return to the U.S.within two years of the child's birth with documentation showing theparent-child relationship. If the child is not brought back to the U.S. when the parent initially enter the U.S. (following the birth) within this timeperiod, the child must obtain an immigrant visa to enter the U.S.
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thank you so much,that helped alot ,but I need you to tell me what should I do exactly ,like Do I have to file something before I go backe to Egypt to give birth ,or should I tell them that I gave birth already when I come back .I am little confused
You have to make an appointment at the US Embassy for a Transportation Letter for the child.
You have to take your passport and green card with you and you need to allow at least 4-6 weeks for them to issue the letter for you to travel with the child back.
Then once you get to the US they will process your chld for their green card at the airport.
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