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Filed: Country: China
Timeline

who is petitioning her? That will make a difference in the answer


Service Center : California Service Center
Consulate : Guangzhou, China
Marriage (if applicable): 2010-04-26
I-130 Sent : 2010-06-01
I-130 NOA1 : 2010-06-08
I-130 RFE : 2010-11-05
I-130 RFE Sent : 2010-11-06
I-130 Approved : 2010-11-10
NVC Received CaseFile: 2010-11-16
NVC Casefile Number Issued: 2010-11-22
Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill : 2010-11-23
OPTIN EMAIL SENT TO NVC: 2010-11-23
OPTIN ACCEPTED by NVC: 2010-12-14
Pay I-864 Bill 2010-11-23
Receive I-864 Package : 2010-11-23
Return Completed I-864 : 2011-03-30
Return Completed DS-3032 : 2010-11-23
Receive IV Bill : 2010-12-17
Pay IV Bill : 2011-03-16
AOS CoverSheets Generated: 2010-11-27
IV Fee Bill marked as PAID: 2011-03-18
IV CoverSheets Generated: 2011-03-18
IV email packet sent: 2011-04-4
NVC reports 'Case Completed': 2011-5-2
'Sign in Fail' at the Online Payment Portal: 2011-5-2
Final Review Started at NVC: 2011-5-2
Final Review Completed at NVC: ????
Interview Date Set: 2011-5-5
Appointment Letter Received via Email: 2011-5-6
Interview Date: 2011-6-1
Approved!!!!!

I-751 Sent : 2013-07-02

I-751 Bio Appointment Date 2013-08-02

10 Year Green Card Approved!!!!!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Vietnam
Timeline

Hi. I am a USC. My mom is under petition. She has a minor child. will she be able to bring him here under follow to join? What needs to be done for this tO haPpen? Thanks

You petitioned for your mom to get an IR5 visa, which is an immediate relative visa. There are no derivatives for immediate relative visas. You could file a petition for your sibling - your mother's minor child - but that would be an F4 visa, which is a family preference visa and not an immediate relative visa. The current wait time for an F4 in the Philippines is about 22 years.

When your mother arrives and gets her green card then she can file for her minor child. That would be an F2A visa. Again, it's a family preference visa. The current wait time for an F2A in the Philippines is about 3 years.


12/15/2009 - K1 Visa Interview - APPROVED!

12/29/2009 - Married in Oakland, CA!

08/18/2010 - AOS Interview - APPROVED!

05/01/2013 - Removal of Conditions - APPROVED!

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If the child turns 21 years old before the Priority Date becomes current, the child will be moved into the F2b category where the current wait is 11 years for a visa. CSPA may offer relief and help the child remain in the F2a category. There is no way to guess if CSPA will help until the I-130 for the child is approved.

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