Grandmother can only petition for a granddaughter's immigration benefit in two instances that come to mind -1. she adopted the granddaughter legally when she was under the age of 16. 2. She petitioned her child, who is a parent of the granddaughter on preference basis and the priority is current.
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Sponsor financially, yes. Petition for immigration benefits, No.
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Any "sponsorship" can only be financial in nature. Nothing else. No family based immigration petition.
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Unfortunately, a grandmother cannot sponsor a grandchild, except in cases where the grandchild has been legally adopted by the grandparent, and thereby qualifies as an adopted child if adoption was done before the 16th birthday of the child.
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There is no direct eligibility category for a grandmother to petition on behalf of her grandchild. Meet with an experienced immigration attorney to further discuss the details.