Will hiring a lawyer speed up the I-130 process once documents have been submitted?

Asked about 1 year ago - Atlanta, GA

I am a US Citizen and my husband is in Europe. We received a receipt notice with the priority date of Feb 27,2013 and a MSC number which I believe it is at the NBC What is the next step and will anything speed up the process?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . No

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  2. Michael Hugh Carlin

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    Answered . Hiring a lawyer, alone, will not speed up the process. But a lawyer might catch some problems or avoid some things that might cause delays.

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  3. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . The intervention of a lawyer will speed up the process in that you'll be sure that everything will be done correctly and that there won't be any mistakes that will delay the process.

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  4. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . It might bu organizing it and making concerted efforts to expedite.

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  5. Anu Gupta

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    Answered . Hi there- you need to wait. You cannot speed up the process.

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