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My wife was petitioned for F1 with priority date of Oct
My wife was petitioned for F1 with priority date of Oct 1999. She got married on 2002. She received a letter from NVC on April 2005. We thought she no longer qualified for F1 since she is already marr… read more
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Atty. Judith, thank you for your reply. I do not think I am covered under Child Status Protection Act. When my I-130 was filed and approved, I was already over 21 years old. I am already 52 years old … read more
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Immigration question: American citizen filed green card application
Immigration question: American citizen filed green card application for his daughter and her son in 2009. Daughter and grandson are Alban***** *****ving in Italy. Grandson was 18 in 2009 when papers w… read more
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My son has an approved priority date of May 2005. From F2 it
My son has an approved priority date of May 2005. From F2 it became F1 because I got my citizenship 2004. I read and watch an immigration television show that it is faster now if you became a citizen.… read more
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I am from the Philippines and I have a pending EB3 visa
I am from the Philippines and I have a pending EB3 visa application with a priority date of December 2015. Thus, the wait time for this can take years. My boyfriend (Ukrainian Citizen) is currently in… read more
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J. Senmartin ONLY!!!!!!!! Is this Priority date ready of
FOR Guillermo J. Senmartin ONLY!!!!!!!! Is this Priority date ready for Adjustment of Status with the I-485 here in the USA? Perm Res Mother applied for Daughter over the age of 21 APPROVED April 27 1… read more
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My friend a holder in US applied 30 year old kid in iran and
Hello, My friend a green holder in US applied for her 30 year old kid in iran and the kids are waiting for interview date. so they are in F2 category now. However she just became citizen and realized … read more
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My wife applied in November 2010 for her unmarried son (he
My wife applied in November 2010 for her unmarried son (he was 26 years old) - for I-130 (for green card for him). This application was approved in 2013, but they told him in their letter that they do… read more
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I PETITIONED FOR MY IMMIGRANT MARRIED SON (F3) IN 2005. IT
I PETITIONED FOR MY IMMIGRANT MARRIED SON (F3) IN 2005. IT WAS APPROVED IN 2010; HOWEVER BECAUSE HE LIVES IN THE PHILIPPINES, HE HAS TO WAIT, MAYBE MORE THAN 10 YEARS. I AM GETTING OLD AND SICKLY. CAN… read more
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it is submitted that my father ask that File a petition in
it is submitted that my father ask that File a petition in F4 category, Case Number:ISL2009851076 PA Name:Ibad Ul Haque Ahmad Siddiqi Priority Date:20JAN2004 Foreign State Charge:Pakistan wants to kno… read more
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My niece was able to upgrade her petition for her son from
My niece was able to upgrade her petition for her son from F2a (she was formerly a permanent resident) to F1 (American citizen). My question is: Can the petition be upgraded to Immediate Relative sinc… read more
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Hi. I am 29 years old, turning 30 on February next year. My
Hi. I am 29 years old, turning 30 on February next year. My father is US citizen and he petitioned me under F1 category which was approved last December 2008, with priority date November 2004. In the … read more
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my brother married young at age 18 but eventually had the marriage
my brother married young at age 18 but eventually had the marriage annulled{Church}. If he pursues civil annulment will his priority date change? He is a beneficiary of a family petition approved 1994… read more
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I filed the form I-130 for my two daughters in Vietnam in January
I filed the form I-130 for my two daughters in Vietnam in January 2005 when I was a US Permanent Resident. In 2009, my husband became a US Citizen. He is the biological father of my two daughters. I a… read more
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Iam a US citizen and petitioned for my son on 2001, single
Iam a US citizen and petitioned for my son on 2001, single above the age of 21. On 2006, a letter arrived stating that he had to change his petition from petitioned by a US citizen to Permanent Reside… read more
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my father is a green card holder, since 4 years. He has done
my father is a green card holder, since 4 years. He has done a petition file for me,as unmarried son under the age of 21( i130). at present i'm 24 years old. My question is when will my petition file … 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 father was on GC and i was on a student visa F1 and he filed
My father was on GC and i was on a student visa F1 and he filed for my I-130 in 2003 (alien relative petition) as i was unmarried. Later i got married(2007) and went from F1 visa to H1(Work Visa) with… read more
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