My adult US citizen daughter sponsored me to become a US resident. I would like to apply for my youngest daughter to receive free or discounted meals at school but my concern is that my daughter receiving free or discounted meals at school will affect my eligibility to renew my green card when the time comes. Will it do so even if the benefit is not for me? Also, will it get my oldest daughter in trouble since she sponsored me to become a US resident and she is "supposed" to support me? I work but don't make a lot of money. Thank you in advance!
I do not believe that free or discounted meals program at school will affect your eligibility to adjust status. Please speak with immigration attorney to fully discuss your concerns before filing.
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It is not likely that providing for you daughter the best way you can will have an effect on your greencard.
It should not cause any troubles. But discuss your situation with a local immigration attorney for assurance.
As my colleagues have noted, not likely to have any impact on your resident application.
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