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I am under a L1A visa. As a US citizen my sister Can file a petition for long it will take for me to get the green card?

Glendale Heights, IL |
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As of October 1, 2013, more than 10 years for a priority date to become current for a sibling of a USC.

You may contact the Patel Law Firm at 301-806-6959. This is a general answer and does is not intended as final or legal advice. Please consult an immigration attorney to review the specific facts of your case.


Depending on your country of birth, it will take anywhere from 10-14 years.

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14 years

NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS; email:; Phone: (866) 456-­8654; Fax: 212-964-0440; Cell: 212-202-0325. The information contained in this answer is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter.


Please familiarize yourself with the visa bulletin.

The answer provided is general in nature and should not be construed as legal advice as not all facts are know by the attorney, nor does the answering of this question create an attorney client relationship.