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I was wondering what can i do if i really need to extend my fathere 2nd times b1 visa th

Lawyer's Assistant: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?

My father just got his b1 visa extension but has a month left on it i was trying to find out if i can extend it the second time if not what alternatives do i have

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Immigration Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 4 months ago

It's possible, but unlikely.

What is the reason for the extension? Are there any extenuating circumstances?

If not, or if the extension is denied, then the alternative route would be for your father to return to his home country, and then apply again in the near future for another visitor's visa.

What is your immigration status? If you are a US citizen and are interested in a more permanent option for your father, then you can consider sponsoring his permanent residency.

See:

https://www.uscis.gov/family/family-us-citizens/parents/bringing-parents-live-united-states-permanent-residents

I hope that helps!

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Immigration Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Hi! Just checking in to see if you have any more questions? I hope I was able to address all of your concerns. Please let me know, I'm here to help. Thanks!

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