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My Mom just became a Pemanent Resident three months ago thru me. She left a daughter that is 18 years old in the dominican republic. Is it better for her to petition now or wait until she becomes a US citizens in 3-5 years?

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My Mom just became a Pemanent Resident three months ago thru me. She left a daughter that is 18 years old in the dominican republic. Is it better for her to petition now or wait until she becomes a US citizens in 3-5 years?

She could petition now and upgrade the petition when she becomes a citizen...:thumbs:

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
Timeline

File now, and upgrade later.


OUR TIME LINE Please do a timeline it helps us all, thanks.

Is now a US Citizen immigration completed Jan 12, 2012.

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Look here: A Candle for Love and China Family Visa Forums for Chinese/American relationship,

Visa issues, and lots of info about the Guangzhou and Hong Kong consulate.

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Filed: Other Country: Brazil
Timeline

they're all right! your mother should file it and when she becomes a citizen she can upgrade it and the application is valid from the date she first filed.


Timeline:

filed I-130: 2007/10/10 (child under 21 unmarried of a USC) "IR2"

uscis sends NOA: 2007/10/22

21st b-day: 2008/**/** (well that sucks)

I-130 approval notice: 2008/06/15 (was approved due to CHILD STATUS PROTECTION ACT, signed by Pres. Bush on August 6,2002)

case forwarded to NVC: 2008/06/16

biometrics bill received: 2008/07/13

biometrics bill paid: 2008/07/15

IV bill received: 2008/07/27

affidavit of support request received: 2008/08/02

affidavit of support request sent: 2008/09/20

IV bill paid: 2008/09/20

DS-230 request received: 2008/10/01

DS-230 request sent via express mail: 2008/11/20 (had to wait a loooong time for police certificates)

NVC receives DS-230 package: 2008/11/29

CASE COMPLETE!! : 2008/12/09 (no RFE)

case forwarded to embassy in Rio de Janeiro-Brazil:

medical exam:

interview date and time:

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
Timeline
they're all right! your mother should file it and when she becomes a citizen she can upgrade it and the application is valid from the date she first filed.
Ahem, file it when she becomes an LPR (Green-Card Holder), not a Citizen.

OUR TIME LINE Please do a timeline it helps us all, thanks.

Is now a US Citizen immigration completed Jan 12, 2012.

1428954228.1592.1755425389.png

CHIN0001_zps9c01d045.gifCHIN0100_zps02549215.gifTAIW0001_zps9a9075f1.gifVIET0001_zps0a49d4a7.gif

Look here: A Candle for Love and China Family Visa Forums for Chinese/American relationship,

Visa issues, and lots of info about the Guangzhou and Hong Kong consulate.

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