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I am married to a philippine woman. we have been married for…

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I am married to a philippine woman. we have been married for 10 years. she is a U.S. Citizen now. she has a daughter in the philippines who is married but has been separated for 12 years. How long would it take to get her here through a law firm and what would be the aprox cost

Lawyer's Assistant: It can cost anywhere from $10 to $100, depending on the type of issue and how much of the Immigration Lawyer's time your question is expected to take (how complex and lengthy an answer you require).

Not a long question pretty much quick and to the point would be great

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you filed any paperwork with the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) yet?

No I have not. it is so different since I file for my Wife as a fiance Visa years ago

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No I have not. came across this site while looking for a lawyer in Louisville Ky

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No Mame Thats all

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How old is her daughter? Is her daughter planning to get divorced?

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ANSWER: Right now, it is taking about 10 - 12 years for an unmarried Filipino daughter of US citizens to come to the US through their US citizen parents. And it is taking around 22-23 years for married Filipino daughter of US citizens to come to the US.

Unfortunately, being separated but not divorced means she is still married; therefore she would be in the second category.

The government filing cost is about $850 at this time. By the time she is eligible to come, it is likely to cost more.

Attorneys charge various rates, depending on experience and location.

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