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hello everyone. It has been a while since I have posted on this site. The reason being, is because I have been on vacation over and Egypt. I went to Egypt last month and just returned back to the States on Sunday. I won't discuss my trip so much right now because I am just recuperating from the whole ordeal. I just really wanted to ask a few questions regarding custody issues to find out if anyone else out there has had to deal with such a dilemma.

my fiance Basim have legal guardianship over a young female relative of his who he wants to adopt once he is in the United States. I met the child when I was in Egypt and she and I bonded immediately. towards the end of my trip, she began calling me mama. it was very difficult to say goodbye to the child and my fiance but I knew I would see them again.

on the morning that I was leaving the family of my fiance drove us to the airport so that we could say our goodbyes until we would see each other again. there, a woman who have never seen before showed up and met us. she did not speak any English at all but she and I communicated with smiles and hugs. it was never really told to me her relationship to my fiance or the child but I figured she was a very close relative with watching how they all interacted with one another. right before I was set to go through security to board my flight, the woman pulled out a passport from her bag and put it in my hand and said please please please. I open the passport up and saw it belong to the child. Basim then asked me to take the child with me to the United States and a plane ticket was already purchased for her. at that point I hesitated because I did not know what to think however I knew that what they were asking me to do was the right thing.

She is now here with me in Michigan and I'm going to be keeping her with me. what are the legal stuff I can do to become her legal guardian before my fiance comes with his fiance visa?

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So people can just board a plane in Egypt and come to USA that easy?

No visa needed?

You transported a child across international borders, I hope you have not committed a felony

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I want to say it's fantastic you went over there and are trying to continue your journey.

As far as the child? Is that in anyway legal?

What country is the passport? What kind of visa is in there?

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So they had everything ready for the child to go with you without even asking you? Don't you think that is a red flag?

Just you know the whole story, I am just saying.

I have to admit that I don't have an answer for your specific question, but I do have some stuff for you to consider:

-In some countries for the kid to leave the country it is necessary to have a signed permission from the parents. Otherwise is considered kidnapping. Did you see her birth certificate to check her parents' name? Did you get any permission letter?

-I think the legal path should have been: your fiance adopting the child and then include her in the fiance petition. As legal guardian you mean he adopted her?

In here http://www.uscis.gov/family/family-us-citizens/fiancee-visa/fiancee-visassays that you can bring fiance's children with him/her when immigrating.

Also consider that using a tourist visa with the intention in mind of immigrating is immigration fraud. (I don't know what visa/document the child used to enter the country)

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Terri is back. Lol.

My thoughts exactly

Terry, I do not have any good advice for you, I am not sure there is a legal path forward to make the child a legal resident


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Did you speak with can upon entry to the Um did they ask you any questions?


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NVC CC July 30, 2015 (24 days after scan date, about 2 months post NOA2)

Interview Scheduled on August 26, 2015

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Medical in Islamabad September 2, 2015

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She has a stamp on her passport now and its B2 and looks like it expires on 9/11/15

Right so what communication did you have with cbp when you entered thend US?

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NVC Case Number Assigned June 23, 2015

NVC AoS Invoice via Mail June 24, 2015

NVC Selected Agent Over Phone June 30, 2015 (Unable to logon to CEAC)

NVC IV Invoice via email received July 1, 2015

NVC AoS/IV Package Mailed July 2, 2015

NVC AoS & IV Fee Paid Online (CEAC is working) July 6. 2015

NVC Document Scan Date July 6, 2015

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NVC DS 260 Completed July 8, 2015

NVC CC July 30, 2015 (24 days after scan date, about 2 months post NOA2)

Interview Scheduled on August 26, 2015

Interview P4 Email Received August 27, 2015

Medical in Islamabad September 2, 2015

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Interview Scheduled on September 10, 2015

Interview Date October 14, 2015 APPROVED

Visa Issued October 16, 2015, 9 months start to finish

POE JFK October 26, 2015

GC in Hand Jan 8, 2016

RoC I-751 NOA1 August 31, 2017 (Vermont Service Center)

Biometrics October 2, 2017

I551 Stamp in Passport August 2, 2018

18 Month Extension Letter August 3, 2018

Applied for Naturalization N-400 Online July 30, 2018

Biometrics August 23, 2018

10 year GC is in production September 17, 2018

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Here's another view that you really need to consider.

You just took a child who you don't know, is not related to you, and you have no legal custody of, to the states.

You have no right to the child, and I don't think that he can adopt a child within the states as a possible lpr.

This is bad.


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She has family including her father in the U.S. She just really wants to stay with me. Legally I know this will be a difficult thing but I have a spare room no one uses (*except kittiez*) so its fine. PLUS we have Libyan neighbors and she can play with those kids.

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She has family including her father in the U.S. She just really wants to stay with me. Legally I know this will be a difficult thing but I have a spare room no one uses (*except kittiez*) so its fine. PLUS we have Libyan neighbors and she can play with those kids.

That's all well and nice but a B2 is a tourist visa.

The child will eventually have to go back.


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I am Daisy the Beneficiary, These are my views!
U.K. k1 visa, approved 2014.

NOA1: 20/03/2014

NOA2: 11/04/2014 (22 days)

Interview: 09/07/2014 (111 days)

D.O.E 29/07/2014

Married 29/08/2014

AOS from K1/K3 Guide -->http://www.visajourney.com/content/k1k3aos

AOS/EAD/AP Sent: 12/11/2014

Delivered at Chicago LB:15/11/2014

NOA1 (all 3): 17/11/2014

NOA1 (all 3) hardcopy: 24/11/2014(Notice date 20th)

Bio-metrics App letter: 28/11/2014(Notice date 21st)

Bio-metrics App Cleveland Ohio: 10/12/2014

EAD/AP:Approved/production 31/01/2015(update 2/2/1015) (80 days)

Combo Card: Mailed 5/2/2015

Combo Card: Delivered 6/2/2015AP

NOA: Approval Notice received 7/2/2015

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