i just wanted to know if i can posibly bring her here in usa..if so how much its gonna cost me?..doi need a lawyer for it?pls help
As a permanent resident you can certainly petition for your daughter, but it will take a number of years before she is able to join you in the United States. It will be helpful to look at the facts of your case to determine if there are other, more expeditious options. For example, how you became a permanent resident may provide other, quicker options.
Consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can review your case, advise you of the options available and their anticipated costs, and recommend how best to proceed.
I agree with my colleagues. A permanent resident may petition for his/her spouse and unmarried child(ren) of any age to immigrate to the United States.
There are a limited number of relatives who may immigrate under these categories each year so there is generally a waiting period before an immigrant visa number becomes available.
Yes you can bring her here. You must file an I-130 and then wait for it to be approved and then for the priority date to become current. This process could take a couple years. If you become a US citizen in the meantime the application converts to an immediate relative petition and shortens the time to file for her permanent residency.
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