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What are the steps for a brother to apply for immigration status for his sister? The sister already resides in the U.S., and has been in the U.S. for many years, but does not have a green card. The sister and brother are over age 50.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
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Hello! My name is***** and I am a licensed attorney with more than 13 years of experience. I am here to assist you with your questions. Please understand that if I ask you for additional information, you are NOT charged again and our communications are NOT timed. So please see this as a relaxed conversation between friends. I am here to help.
This is not a good situation for many reasons. Let me ask a few questions:
1) The brother is a U.S. Citizen?
2) The sister was born in what country?
3) How did the sister enter the U.S.? Illegally or with a visa? Which visa?
4) If she entered with a visa, has her stay expired? When?
5) When did she enter the U.S.?
6) How old was she when she entered the U.S.?
7) Did she have an I-130, I-140, or Labor Certification filed for her or under which she was named as a child, on or before April 30, 2001?
Please answer each question as it is important and do not be afraid to answer. I will not ask for any personal information like name, etc.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hello Mr. Senmartin,Thanks for your quick reply. I do understand the need for more information; I will need to contact the brother to get the information and then follow-up with you. I think that they realize that it's not a good situation and want to figure out how to resolve, if they can. How should I contact you once I have the answers to these questions? Thanks.
Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
Just respond here. Take your time. You are not limited and your question does not expire. I will be around. I may have some good news as well because of some recent PROPOSED changes, but I still need that information to at least tell them how long it will take because it will probably take a number of years before she can get Residency through him.
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
Hello. Just checking in. Were you able to get that information for me?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hello, I don't have the answers yet. I was hoping to see the person in church on Sunday but did not see him. I will have to wait until Sunday to get the answers.
As a side note, I noticed on my bank statement that my account was charged $5 and $43 but I have not yet received an answer for the $43 charge. Can you please arrange to reverse the $43 charge until I have actually received an answer and accepted it? I will call the toll free number as well, if that's easier. Thanks.
Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
Unfortunately, that's not the way it works. You pay first, then later, when you are satisfied, you leave a positive rating for me (not the website) and that way the website compensates me from a small part of the deposit that you made. Your question does not expire, so take your time. If you want to want a refund, you can ask for one at any time, no questions asked and they will give you back 100% of your funds, but your question with me will close. So don't worry, just leave it open and get me the information when you can. Thank you.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I will re-read the fee disclosure language on the website and follow-up as needed. Thanks!
Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
No problem. I will be here. Thank you.
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
Hello there. Any word?
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago
It's a shame that you do not want to respond. You aren't going to find such detailed help from a licensed professional for more economic of a price. I do hope you respond. You won't be disappointed.
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