Portland, ME asked in Immigration Law for Maine

Q: I would like to sponsor my children to come to the US, but one is 19 and the other is 21. Are they too old to be

considered children for the purposes of immigrating to the US?

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Matthew J Hartnett
Matthew J Hartnett
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Collingswood, NJ

A: Assuming you are a permanent resident or US citizen, you can file for the 19 year old. If you haven't started the process for the 21 year old, its ok, but his or her case may take longer if they have aged out. Consider discussing with an attorney.

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