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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Cambodia
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i'm a US citizen and i had my daughter in another country after i became a citizen. What forms do i need to file to bring my daughter and her mother which i'm not married to in order for them to come and live here in the US?

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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You posted this in the K-1 forum, are you engaged to the child's mother?


USCIS
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1


NVC
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC


Medical
May 4, 2009


Interview
May, 26, 2009


POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS

Citizenship

April 29, 2013 - NOA1 for petition received

September 10, 2013 Interview - decision could not be made.

April 15, 2014 APPROVED. Wait for oath ceremony

Waited...

September 29, 2015 - sent letter to senator.

October 16, 2015 - US Citizen

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: England
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Not 100% sure on the daughter side of things, but hers is relatively simple. Something along the lines of registering her birth abroad, but she will get citizenship as you, her father, is a citizen.

With regards to her mother, you will have to marry her. You either need to file for a K-1 visa to petition for a fiance and marry once she gets here, or a CR-1 visa, where you get married then apply for her to come.

Read the guides above, and come back with any questions after!


Nick (USC) and Amy (UKC)

03/08 - Met at University in Albuquerque, NM

08/08 - Back to UK for a few years of travelling UK>US!

10/10 - Wedding Day!

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USCIS

11/16/10: I-130 package mailed

11/18/10: Express Mail tracking shows delivered

11/23/10: Online banking shows check cleared!

11/26/10: Touched

11/29/10: NOA1 arrives!(dated as 11/18/10)

03/17/11: Touched

04/08/11: I-130 APPROVAL!!

141 days from NOA1 to NOA2

NVC

27/04/11: Emailed Choice of Agent form

~{gap as I spent the summer in England}~

03/11/11: Paid AOS and IV fees

04/11/11: AOS and IV fees shown as PAID

08/11/11: AOS Packet sent

09/11/11: IV Packet sent

18/11/11: RFE received requesting AOS packet (which had already been sent)

21/11/11: RFE received requesting 2010 tax return

22/11/11: Sent 2010 tax return

29/11/11: CASE COMPLETE!!!

26 days through NVC

EMBASSY

10/12/11: Medical @ Bentnick Mansions

30/01/12: Interview @ 9am [APPROVED!!]

01/02/12: Passport with visa inside, and medical packet arrive via courier

02/03/12: Flight to Denver!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Iran
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For the child it would depend on how long you have had your citizenship and how long you have resided inside the US as a citizen. It sounds like you don't meet the requirements for the child to acquire citizenship based upon you being a citizen.

You can file a petition for the child to immigrate to the US but it will be difficult without having been married to the child's mother. I would expect a DNA test would be required and the mother would have to agree in writing to allow the child to come live in the US with you.

As to the child's mother, if you wish to marry her you can file a K-1 petition now as a fiance or marry her and file a CR-1 petition for her after the marriage. There is no visa for baby momma until the child turns 21 then she can file a petition for her mother to immigrate here.

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