I just became a US Citizen and want to petition for my parents so they can come as lawful permanent residents. My dilemma is if I can petition for my unmarried brother 23 years old at the same time I will petition for my parents. It is better I petition for my brother or once my parents get here and get the green card petition for him. I have no idea which way takes less time. It will be appreciated if I can get an answer that will help with my decision.
You should file an I-130 for your brother now. While it is true that your parents can file an I -130 for your brother, he will not be able to marry for several years because an LPR cannot petition for a married son.
After your parents become LPRs, they can file an I-130 for your brother if he is still single at that time. Try to keep all of your options open. Who really knows which option will get your brother here sooner. Hope this makes sense.
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