How long take to process I-130 form

Asked over 1 year ago - Detroit, MI

i have been apply for 2 years and i don't hear any thing from them?

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  1. Russell Reid Abrutyn


    Contributor Level 13


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . You should discuss your pending I-130 with an attorney. Depending on the basis for the petition, it may be outside of normal processing times and an attorney will be able to follow up with the Citizenship and Immigration Services. Also, the CIS may have sent a decision or request for evidence that could have gone to an old address or gotten lost in the mail, and an attorney will be able to check on this as well.

    The answer above is only general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts... more
  2. Michael Hugh Carlin

    Contributor Level 18


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . The length of time USCIS takes to process an I-130 Petition depends, among other things, on the status of the petitioner (US Citizen, vs. Permanent Resident), and on the relationship between the petitioner and the beneficiary (spouse, parent, sibling, child, unmarried adult son/daughter, married son/daughter). Other factors could include a USCIS investigation regarding the case.

    I suggest that you consult with an immigration attorney to try to determine what might be happening with the case.

    (734) 369-3131. This communication does not establish and attorney-client relationship with the Law Office of... more
  3. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . Did you not even get a receipt notice? Processing times of petitions can vary depending on the status of the petitioner, the category of visa, and the country of origin of the beneficiary

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more

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