Immigration...green card!

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

Is it true that immigration bill proposed today highlights that now U.S.Citizens can't sponsor their siblings for a green card?

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  1. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Nothing has been introduced yet.

    See links below:

    http://www.engnishimura.com/immigration-reform

    http://www.engnishimura.com/immigration-reform/...

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . Yes, 18 months from the date of enactment this category will be eliminated.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more
  3. Cynthia Beth Rosenberg

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    Answered . One of the proposed provisions would indeed end the sibling category for sponsorship by US citizens. If you want to sponsor a sibling and are a US citizen, do it now. Keep in mind, this is just a bill, not a law.

    Under the guidelines set by AVVO, this response is general information only and not specific legal advice, and no... more
  4. Danny Garmo

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    Answered . None of the immigration reform has become LAW yet! Stay tuned!

    Garmo Law Group, PLLC (Michigan) 248-626-0050. This advice is only general in nature and does not constitute an... more
  5. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Yes, the proposal eliminates the sibling category.

    Makes the spouses/children of LPRs Immediate Relatives and limits the sons/daughters category to people under 31.

    But, it is just a proposal.

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

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