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My mum is a principal beneficial and I and my siblings are derivative Beneficiary. I was under 21 when the petition was filled for her and our priority date would soon become current. I'm now 31 and married with kids. What are my chances? Cos I have waited for this all my life. I read that if I'm married that I have no chance. But I strongly believe that there could still be a way. Kindly advice accordingly.

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Paper work as in what?

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Our priority date isn't current yet but with the predictions it will soon be current.

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Why do you strongly believe there is a chance? Who petitioned for your mother? Are you outside of the U.S.? What country are you from?

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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.

Who petitioned for your mother? Are you outside of the U.S.? What country are you from?

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