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10 years ago my daughter had to volunteer to leave the US due

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10 years ago my daughter had to volunteer to leave the US due to an expired visa .In May this year her 10 year ban was over. She just applied for a visitors visa to the US and was turned down for no reason .Her daughter who is almost 13 was born in the US and lives with me.I am married and i am a citizen of the US.My daughter is a citizen of Belize as her husband is a BELIZIAN.I have travelled back and forth for the past 10 years to visit her,we waited for this time so that she can come to the US TO VIST HER FAMILY.Please advise us as we are longing to see her.Thank you. Distraught
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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....once the 10 year bar is up, it is not automatic that a person will get a visa. It is still at the discretion of the officer at the embassy. The fact that she has a parent and a child living in the u.s. makes her a high risk to come here and not return to Belize in their eyes, so it is unlikely she will be given any kind of temporary visa to come to the u.s., including a visitor visa. She would most likely need to apply for an immigrant visa and that is done by you filing a petition for her green card or waiting for her daughter to turn age 21 to file for her, otherwise she can only try again with the embassy but the results are likely to be the same. I hope this helps clarify.

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
I would like you to advise me on what I should do next . Is thereqq I could bring my case to where I could be heard a court perhaps . Or an congressman ? All we want is qfor my daughter to be free to visit her her daughter and her mother and other family members . it seems like she is just cutt of from us and we were told that she could come back after 10 years . Or would thinkn that an attorney would help in these cases. Thank you.
Immigration Lawyer: Georgetown Lawyer, Immigration Lawyer replied 5 years ago
I'm sorry but the attorneys on this site do not tell people what to do next. We can only tell you the options and it is up to you to decide what to do. If you want an attorney to help you, do actual work and make decisions with you then you need to go hire an attorney in person. You can find local attorneys at www.ailalawyer.com to hire. This site is to ask questions and I honestly do not think that any answer I give will make you happy because the truth is not on your side and I have given you an honest answer. A congressman cannot tell the embassy what to do either but you are free to talk to your local representative. Good luck.
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
Thank you for your answers. I am surre you have done the best you could ! I will not be needing your service anymore. Please do not charge me anymore fees .
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Immigration Lawyer: Georgetown Lawyer, Immigration Lawyer replied 5 years ago
please let customer service know, we experts have nothing to do with that. thanks and good luck.
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