Hello How can I get greencard for my 85 year old mother. She lives in India alone.

Asked over 1 year ago - San Jose, CA

My sister I live in California and nobody is there to take care of her there. Please advise.

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  1. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . If either you or your sister are US citizens you can petition for your mother to get a Green Card. The entire process should take 9 months to a year before she arrives in the US.

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more
  2. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . My colleague is correct ... if one of you is a US citizen ... that person can file an I-130.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. Inara Khashmati


    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . If you or your sister are US citizens one of you can file am I-130 Application for your mother and should be able to come within a year or so if there are no issues or problems that I am not a aware of. Good Luck!

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