I am a green card holder who wants to bring his wife, 12-year old step daughter of my wife and 20-month old daughter between us. A single petition costs $420. On the instruction, it seems just one I-130 and $420 would do, but I read somewhere I had to submit 3 petitions and a total $1260. I'd like a factual confirmation. I hope the information I provided in the question is enough to get a response. I appreciate it.
You can file for your wife and her minor children are included.
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The minor children would be included with your wife.
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You can file one for the spouse and the minor children will come too. However if you soon to be come a USC file one for each. Immediate relative - your wife when you become citizen - will not have any derivatives unlike the preference immigrant that she is now.
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I don't think the kids will cost more if they are all minors. It's probably best to work with an immigration attorney.
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As a permanent resident you may include all 3 on one petition. Note there is a waiting line, though currently it isn't really terribly long, but if you become a citizen they jump to the front of the line. There's no line for spouses or minor children of an adult U.S. citizen. However, in that case you must have three separate petitions, because there are no derivative beneficiaries, either. For that reason, some people file three petitions from the beginning.
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