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I have a few questions on how to petition my adult unmarried child and his 3 children. I am completing form I130 but on the instructions it says I have to submit an application per family member I am petitioning. I am confused about this because there is nowhere on the form where I can select grandchild. The only options are spouse/parent/child/sibling. Does my sons application include his children? Also, about how long is this process taking? He will be coming from the Dominican Republic. I've heard from several people that Obama passed a new law to speed up the process but I can not find any info online. Thanks.

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Hi,

Only one I-130 petition is required for your unmarried child. His 3 children are automatically included in the petition.

It is taking about 8 years for a visa to be available in the F3 category: see www.h1b1.com/sponsor.htm as well as www.h1b1.com/visawaiting.htm

There is no new law passed by Obama to speed up the process.

You can call our law firm at 212-268-3580 during business hours, or email info@h1b1.com for guidance.  

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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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