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I am a card holder and applied son to get immigration visa,
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I am an LPR, My son is F2a when I filed my petition (Nov 2010).
I am an LPR, My son is F2a when I filed my petition (Nov 2010). He was approved after 6 months(May 2011-USCIS stored the approved petition because the visa is not available during that time due to ret… read more
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i, a green card holder that petition during that time 2007
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i am the petitioner of a 2fa immigrant case for my under 21
i am the petitioner of a 2fa immigrant case for my under 21 years old son. the priority date of the case is 07/06/2008. approval notice received on 10/17/2008. in may 2010, we got notice to pay the 40… read more
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my brother married young at age 18 but eventually had the marriage
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my case no bmb2008539001 at that time my son age 13 years his
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I filed a petition for my son when he was under 21 years old,
I filed a petition for my son when he was under 21 years old, his preference at that time was f2a, but now he change from f2a to f2b. I just became a Naturalized citizen, according to the accoring to … read more
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my son ws told in his interview that his too soon for his
my son ws told in his interview that his too soon for his priority date after all that his papers where approved by the NVC here in the US I did changed my status to a US citizen June of 2005 He was o… read more
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my daughter was petitioned last 1993 at he age of 17 years
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