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Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer
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I am a Philippine citizen and entered the US on an F1 Visa

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I am a Philippine citizen and entered the US on an F1 Visa 2 months ago. I plan to marry a US citizen. I still have my 4 year old son in the Phiilippines. If I get married while I am here, how long will it take to have my 4 year old son join me in America
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It would take about 1 year give or take a couple of months. Here is a link to the process:


http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/types/types_1306.html


You can try to expedite it, but you have to have a very urgent reason. Here is a link to more information on that:


http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=16a6b1be1ce85210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD



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