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07Jan2019
Does a Child of a Green Card Holder Qualify For Derivative Beneficiary? (CR1/CR2 Visa)

I’ve filed for my husband (CR1 spousal visa), and I’m a green card holder. Will his five-year-old daughter qualify for derivative beneficiary? You will have to file another petition for the child. You will need to file a new I-130 and all the same documents that you filed for your husband, but you can petition […]

03Jan2019
Is Parental Consent From My Ex Required To Petition For My Child? (K2 Visa)

What’s the probability of the US Embassy requiring some sort of letter of consent from a father of a K2? The specific requirements and the form of consent expected may vary by country. Generally, if the father’s name is on the birth certificate, a letter of consent will be required. If there’s no father named […]

30Aug2018
Can a Green Card Holder Petition For a Child or Parent?

“I’m a green card holder. “How can I bring my mom and daughter to the U.S.?” You’re not going to be able to bring your parent as a green card holder. Parents can only be petitioned by U.S. citizens, so you will need to naturalize yourself. That’s something we can help you with, or you […]

27Mar2018
Can a 20 Year-Old Child Age Out of a K2 Visa?

Mike asks: “My fiancé and I have just completed the application for k1 visa and we would like to know if her 20 yo daughters age will be frozen for k2 visa while the application is being processed as she will Be 21 December 2018.” The K-2 nonimmigrant (child of a K-1 nonimmigrant who is […]

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