I am US citizen, husband(argentinian) stayed illegally in states for 11 years, now we have child, would like to return to states

Asked almost 2 years ago - San Francisco, CA

we now live outside US, how can i get my husband back into the states asap so we can raise our child there?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . You can sponsor him for a green card. He may need an I-601 waiver in order to qualify.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . You didn't tell us how long you have been in Argentina ... nor did you tell us if you left voluntarily ... two very important facts.

    Mr. Shusterman is correct, he may need a waiver.

    Meet with a US licensed attorney ... many of us do these consultations by Skype.

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

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    Answered . The first step would be to file an I-130 visa petition. He will need a waiver in order to be granted a visa if he was unlawfully present in the US for more than 180 days after he turned 18. The application process will take at least 8 months.

  4. Dhenu Mitesh Savla

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    Answered . Possibly with an i601 waiver but more facts are needed.

    You may take a look at some educational materials on I-601 waivers here: www.swagatusa.com/educational-materials.

    Be sure to talk to an attorney.

    Dhenu Savla, Esq.
    SwagatUSA, LLC
    www.swagatusa.com/attorney

    This answer does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not meant to be relied upon as legal advice.

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