How can i found out if my brother's information that i filled for permission for him to come to the US is still in the system? How do i go about bringing my family from mexico to the US?
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Thank you for allowing me to assist you. If there is a delay in my reply, I am helping others but WILL reply to you asap. Thanks for your patience....When did you file for your brother? Are you a u.s. citizen? What family members are you trying to bring from Mexico? parents? siblings??
In about 1990/1991 not to sure. I am a u.s. citizen. Im wanting to bring my siblings.
Did you file for all of them or just the one brother??
just my brother
You can file form G-639 under the freedom of information act to get a copy of the Immigration file. the form and instructions is found at www.USCIS.gov "forms" but it can take up to one year to get the information. In addition, right now they are working on applications they received in 1996 so his visa was already available a few years ago and since you failed to apply or keep in touch with them, the case would be closed by now and you would have to start all over again. For the other siblings if you file now, it will take 16 years for them to get a Green Card through you since there are no visas available right now. I hope this helps clarify.Thank you for allowing me to assist you. As you know, we work on the honor system here and cannot always provide you answers that you like. I believe I have answered all of the questions you asked. Positive feedback is also appreciated, if you have a chance. Please consider clicking "BONUS" as a nice way of saying "thanks" for a job well done, although this is not required. I believe in giving information that is to the point, but please remember that I can only base answers on the information you provide and sometimes a misunderstanding as to what you are looking for or already know occurs so feel free to ask additional questions or for clarifications. Please be aware that my answer is not legal advice, it is merely information. You should always contact a local attorney for legal advice. If you specifically want me to answer a future question put “FOR GEORGETOWN LAWYER” in the subject line and I will reply asap.
If i were to get a lawyer would the process of bringing them over here be faster?
No. Lawyers cannot make the visa numbers become available any faster. Visa numbers are controlled by the department of state and we all have to wait. What a lawyer can do is make sure you don't miss out on the visa like you did with your brother and make sure everything is done properly. I hope this helps clarify. Thanks and I would appreciate credit for my time and answers. Best regards.
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