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My child is outside the US and I can apply for citizenship this year. My question is whether I should petition him now as a permanent resident or wait until next year when Im already a Citizen? (given naturalization is about 4-6 months).

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Welcome to the forum.

:guides: easily accessible at the top of the forum page. In particular, the Overview and Procedure of Bringing Children to the US overview and accompanying procedure: http://www.visajourney.com/content/child

Good luck on your immigration journey.

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I think it is better to wait until you are a citizen, in my opinion it is safer that way .

our K1 visa journey

Signed up with RapidVisa company: June 10th 2014
Petition Filed: June 25th 2014
Received at California Service Center: July 3rd 2014
Petition approved: September 25th 2014
Received at NVC: October 5th 2014
Received at US Embassy: November 13th 2014
Delay because of Greek Police Certificate
Filled in DS-160: January 13th 2015
Received Greek Police Certificate:January 19th 2015
Got Greek Police Certificate translated: January 21st 2015
Got it licensed with Greek Embassy: January 27th 2015
Sent Readiness Form to US Embassy: January 28th 2015
Medical Exam: February 4th 2015
Visa Interview: March 3rd 2015 Approved!!
Administrative Processing : March 4th 2015
Visa Status Issued: March 5th 2015
Email from Consulate: March 9th 2015
Collected from DX courier: March 10th 2015
Flight to Minnesota: March 24th 2015
POE: Philadelphia International Airport
Destination: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Our Wedding day: April 15th 2015
Adjustment of Status Filed:
Employment Authorisation:
Advanced Parole:

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You can file for him now and upgrade later once you have your naturalization cert/US passport.

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