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Q: I never got my I-94 when I entered the U.S should I file for the I-94 first or at the same time as the I-130 & I-485?

I've been married for almost a year and I want to start filing for residency and eventually my citizenship but I never received myI-94 so I don't know if its best for me to file for the I-94 before filing for the rest of the forms or doing everything at the same time. I'm hearing things from people... Read more »

Jeanne T Anderson
Jeanne T Anderson answered on Jan 30, 2014

You must show proof of your legal entry when you appear for your adjustment of status interview. Do you have a stamp in your passport showing legal entry? You should file for replacement I-94 to show proof of legal entry.

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Q: Our I-130 has been approved. We are trying to bring my in-laws to the U.S. from Mexico. What is our next step?
Jeanne T Anderson
Jeanne T Anderson answered on Jan 30, 2014

Are you trying to bring your spouse's parents to the United States? You may not petition for his (or her) parents. When s/he becomes a U.S. citizen s/he may petition for the parents. You should consult with an attorney for further assistance.

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