Reno, NV asked in Education Law, Family Law, Immigration Law and International Law for Nevada

Q: My daughter is a U.S citizen with down syndrome. I was born in mexico. I've been in the u.s since i was a baby.

I went to high school and have my GED. I would like to be here legally to continue supporting my daughter. I just dont know where or how to start or where to even go.

1 Lawyer Answer

Shan Dimitris Potts

Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Glendale, CA

A: Depending upon how old you were when you came to the US you may be able to apply for DACA. But the next president of the US has all the power to either continue the DACA program or cancel it. So you need to act quick and apply for DACA as soon as you can. And how old is your daughter?, depending upon her age you may be able to apply for a green card too. You need to talk to an immigration attorney soon. Many immigration attorneys offer free consultations, including me. So i suggest you talk to an attorney as soon as you possibly can. All the best.

- Shan Potts

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