Charlotte, NC asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina

Q: How can i find out if an application for a green card that was done over 20 years ago is still valid?

My father applied for my green card when i was a teenager. By the time of the interview at the local consulate in my country, he had passed away. Is there any chance that the case is still open?

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Heather Travar
Heather Travar
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Raleigh, NC

A: Normally, if you didn't respond or attend the interview, the case would have been denied and closed. I think your real question is whether you are eligible for a green card now. A lot can and usually does change in 20 years. A consultation should help you figure out what your options are now.

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