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Is it possible to invite a 2years old child from cameroon to…

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is it possible to invite a 2years old child from cameroon to America for easter holiday?
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo Senmartin, Immigration Attorney replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome back. Please remember to use FOR GUILLERMO in the subject line and message box so that no one else grabs the question and I can become your personal immigration consultant.

It is possible, but who will the child be coming to the U.S. with?

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo Senmartin, Immigration Attorney replied 1 year ago

I do not know why you are not responding, but you are not charged per question, per response, nor per answer. So after I give you my answer, you can continue to ask me questions without additional charge until you are satisfied. I apologize if it is a site issue that you posted and the post did not go through.

It is possible, but not easy. You can look at the link below for all the information that you need:

http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/visit/visitor.html

Essentially, the child must have a valid reason for visiting, must have a way to support themselves without working illegally, must have significant ties to their home country, and must have the intent to return home. Obviously with a child, there is no worry that the child will work illegally, but the worry is more that the child will stay in the U.S. illegally to have a better life.

A letter of invitation should state why you are inviting them and that you will provide room and board while they are here visiting.

Now as to some of the ties, they will need to show that they have significant close family at home, like their parents are staying behind and not giving them up for adoption or anything like that.

I mean some people have been approved with less, but I am trying to give you the idea for the best chance.

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo Senmartin, Immigration Attorney replied 1 year ago

Hello. I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help? Please let me know. Thank you!

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo Senmartin, Immigration Attorney replied 1 year ago

Thank you for your kindness and respect. Good luck to you.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I was thinking to go to cameroon and bring her myself.
Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo Senmartin, Immigration Attorney replied 1 year ago

Ok. Thank you for finally responding. Her parents would have to apply for a B-2 tourist visa for her and prove to the U.S. Embassy or Consulate that she would go back home after her visit.

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo Senmartin, Immigration Attorney replied 1 year ago

Caroline, I see that you are seeing my responses. You have not closed out this discussion. What more can I do for you? Please do not ignore me as I have not ignored you.

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