Can my US-citizen sister and green card holder file at the same time an immigration petition for me?

Asked about 4 years ago - Tucson, AZ

I am a Filipino citizen, my sister is a US citizen and my mother is a green card holder. Can they both petition me at the same time?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman


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    Answered . Yes, although your mother can only petition for you if you are unmarried.

    For more information, please see

  2. Avi Friedman

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    Answered . Yes - you can have more than one person file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf. For your lawful permanent resident mother to file for you, you need to be a minor Child or an Unmarried Son/Daughter.

    See the Department of State Visa Bulletin at

    Avi Friedman| Attorney at Law | Wolfsdorf Immigration Law Group | 1416 2nd Street | Santa Monica, CA 90401 | (T) 310-570-4088 x249 | (F) 310-570-4080 | | | Offices in Santa Monica, CA and New York City

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