One of the nice things about U.S. immigration law is that children are sometimes included in their parents’ petition process. If you are a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (“green card” holder) who wants to bring a relative to the U.S. on a “family preference” visa, you don’t need
Question I recently became a U.S. citizen and I want to file a petition to bring my adult son to the United States. However, he just informed me that his girlfriend is due with their child in a month. Can his girlfriend’s baby immigrate with him? Answer It depends on whether your son can be proven
Question I am a U.S. citizen. Eighteen years ago, I traveled to the Dominican Republic on business. Although I was there for only a few weeks, I became involved in a casual relationship with a local woman. We lost touch shortly after I returned to the United States. But I recently learned that she has
Question I am a naturalized U.S. citizen, originally from Afghanistan. I want to petition for my brother to come live in the United States. But he doesn’t have a birth certificate. I think this means we will need to get DNA tests. I want to save time. Can we just take the tests right away and send
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