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Applying for my stepson's Green Card

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My wife and my stepdaughter have already the green card. Can I now apply for my stepson's green card. He is 24 years old and lives in another country. If yes, how long could take the process?



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Only if you were married to your stepson's mother before he was 18. Even if that was the case, if the stepson is single it will take about 7 years, if married more.
Luis A. Guerra, Esq.
Law Office of Luis A. Guerra, PA
Atrium Centre
4801 South University Dr., Suite 252
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

Law Office of Luis A. Guerra (954) 434-5800. This answer is of a general nature and should not be relied upon as final, nor is it intended as legal advice.



We married when he was 19. Are there any other routes? For instance, we are going to apply for citizenship in about 2 years. Is it easier to apply for him once we get the citizenship? Thanks very much, Ignacio


MY colleague's analysis is correct.

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The other lawyer is correct.

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