i am a U.S citizen and want to file form i-130 for my sister who was married with 2 children but now divorce.
If it is possible, i will like to know how long it might take.
Yes, you can file that. It will take about 18 years depending on her country of birth.
The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an attorney to discuss your individual case.
What is her country of birt?
And the answer is yes, you may file an I-130 for her and the children may be included.
Yes you can. The wait time is about 2 decades.
I am not your attorney and don't know anything about your problem. Do not rely on my response other than as information used to hire an actual attorney.
A USC can file for sibling but any child of the sibling who is age 32 will not be a derivative of that filing. Eventually, if you remain alive and your sibling remains alive, and she attends the immigrant visa interview and obtains the visa, about 13-22 years depending on your sister’s country of birth, then the sister may file as an LPR for her own daughter if the daughter is not married, and that takes another 7-10 years. Seek a consult with an immigration attorney as there may be better ways to immigrate to US through investment or a business opportunity.
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