My petition to single adult child of US citizen, do you think this will help..or is there any chance to move my petition a little bit close to the line? Or better to stay with adult child of LPR?
First, no upgrade is needed. it is done by operation of law. Second, I recommend you check the priority date and it is posible that your mom would need to send an opt out letter to USCIS and ask them to keep the FB2 priority instead of FB1.
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As soon as she naturalized, your petition automatically converted to the F-1 category. Take a look at the State Department Visa Bulletin to see whether this will shorten your waiting time. It depends upon your country of birth, although you can always "opt-out" of the F-1 category if it is a longer wait than the F-2B category.
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I agree with my colleagues.
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