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Just trying to find information on 2 year legal custody

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hello, just trying to find information on 2 year legal custody requirement by immigration.
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Customer: me and my wife have finalized legal paperwork in india for adoption of girl child, whom has been living with my family in india for the past 2 years. and I was wondering how can I petition for our child since the legal process in the country has been done?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Judith replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I am delighted to answer your questions today. I have 35 years experience as an immigration lawyer.

If the adoption decree is in the name of you and your wife one of you has to go and live with the child for 2 years.

You the petitioner and not your family must have had PHYSICAL legal custody of the child which means living with the child.

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