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How old is her son?
Was she a citizen when her son was born?
Her son is 14 I think. Yes she has been a US citizen since birth after her mother who was a US citizen, but my cousin has never had residence in the US. (She was born and she grew up in Austria, her son was born there as well)
There is a USCIS office at the US Embassy in Austria where she can file the I-130 for her son. Since the minor child of a US citizen does not have to wait for a visa number he can get his resident status in 3-5 months.
He would then be eligible to come to the US with his mother and go to school here at resident rates.
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