i already have in hand the visa processing bill $ 230.00 dollars for each person i became a citizen but immigration want me to start another I-130 for my kid ,this only delays more the preocess is there any way of continuing without have to do another I-130
Hire an immigration attorney to deal with it. You maybe glad you did.
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Hi there- can you be more specific? You filed for your wife's minor child when you filed her 130. What happened next?
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Did you request they amend your original application to reflect you are now a USC? Are they in your country? Now that you are a citizen the visas for them are immediately available.
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If you didn't file an I-130 for each-and-every person ... you made a mistake.
Immigration is correct, if you didn't file an I-130 for your 'kid' then you need to file one now.
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It seem that you filed a petition for your wife as a permanent resident and her child was included in that application. Now, you are American citizen and USCIS is instructing to file a new I-130 petition for the child. If my interpretation of he facts present is correct, then you have to file an I-130 for the child. Unlike Legal Residents, American citizens are required to file separate petitions for his/her spouse and minor children. As unfair as this seems (very unfair in my opinion), this is the law as it right now. I am assuming you don't have an attorney working your case otherwise you would present this question to him/her. Unfortunately, your case is an example of not getting proper legal advise from the very beginning of the case. Talk to an attorney asap so you don't make any further mistakes.
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