Brea, CA asked in Immigration Law for Hawaii

Q: I am naturalized US citizen. Can i bring my 10 y.o sister together with my parents at once? Thanks

I was wondering if my youngest sister can come to u.s the same time as my parents cause nobody will take care of her in Philippines. Thank you.

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Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA

A: Unfortunately not. You can easily sponsor your parents for green cards, but a sibling petition for someone born in the Philippines takes over 20 years. (I know that first hand since my wife is from Cebu.)

If your parents find an alternate way to immigrate to the US, their 10-year-old daughter could immigrate together with them.

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