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What is an I-130 petition and who can I file a petition for?

A question I often see asked is “can I petition for my parents?” or “can I petition for my spouse or other relative?” In this article, I will discuss the relatives for whom a lawful permanent resident or U.S. citizen can petition, and also what an I-130 petition is.

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