My friend entered USA as a kid long ago. At the time of getting visa, his biological father was missing and his stepfather signed my friend's paperwork - as well as wrote in his (stepfather's) name as the paternal name into the child's passport. Years later my friend found that he in fact is not at all legally (adoption) or biologically related to the stepfather.
My friend is trying to obtain a green card in the US. His entry documents show "wrong father". Will this be an issue?
He needs to contact a US immigration attorney for a specific review of his situation and previously filed documents.
Your friend will need to contact an immigration lawyer for an in-person review of his situation and previously filed paperwork.
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