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Her petition was filed in 2001.
When my Mom got in, she was in Colombia and my Dad was here in the States. When we needed to pay the fee of $404.00 I was advised by an immigration officer not to pay my Dads portion because he was here.
And no, they are not divorced, just separated by mom being in Colombia and my Dad being here.
He did have a visa back in 1980
Yes, it was before April 30th and yes my Dad's name was included in the application.
My Mom is now here in the States.
And to the best of his knowledge he said it was a tourist visa
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