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After the approval of an I-130, if my wife is still out of…

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After the approval of an I-130, if my wife is still out of country (Peru), could she file for adjustment of status on a tourist visa?

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

Her status is she is in Peru and we are trying to get her back in the U.S. We got married while she had a 2 year home presence requirement

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

I have talked to many.... Have more questions, that's why I am here

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The i-130 has been approved and she is still in Peru, we are trying to find the quickest path to get her back here for good.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Has she overcome the 2-year residency requirement yet?

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