Immigration Issues/I-130

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Question
I have two questions:

1. I got 130I approved, and F2B is in process. How long will it take for me to get green card. Also, I applied for it when I was under 21.

2. My husband came through Canada to come to America, and it was done without inspection. His parents are citizens of America. Can his parents put a file for him? Is there any other option for him to receive some kind of status here in America?

Answer
Hi,

How long it takes for a GC in the F2B category is based on the priority date (when the I-130 petition was filed) combined with the country of chargeability. Information about priority dates and family sponsorship categories is here: www.h1b1.com/sponsor.htm

A U.S. citizen parent can file an I-130 petition for their child, but the child cannot adjust status in the U.S. under the current immigration laws if he or she entered without inspection.

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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