My father has become a lawful permanent resident and now he wants to petition a green card for me.
Currently I am under DACA and I am exactly 21 years old. I came to this country on a Tourist Visa that has expired and I have my I-94 ,passport, birth certificate etc.
From the research I have done, I know that we have to file an I-130.
What i want to know is if I have to file an I-485 for Adjustment of Status? And if i do then do I need to file it along with the I-130 or do i have to wait until my I-130 is approved?
You cannot file an I-485 now. It will be about eight years until you are eligible for a green card, but depending how you entered the U.S., and your status at the time, you may not be able to adjust status. It's more complicated than you may realize.
It will take a while to get your geen card. If your father becomes a citizen you may be able have your application processed a little faster.
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DACA may not exist if Trump has his way. Depending on what country you are from, you will have a very substantial wait. Your research is incorrect. Immigration law is changing almost daily now and it is unwise to put it charitably to try to represent yourself in an immigration matter.
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