Q: Overstayed 10 months. Current file priorty date may 13, 2013. Petitioned by my mom. What's going to happen to my file?
My grandmother filed for my mother when I was 11 years old. I turned 21 before they got through so I was not granted the opportunity to come to the US with her. She is now a US citizen and filled for me. It's been over 4 years. I am currently in the US and have overstayed on my visa 10 months now. I have my 2 kids with me who are also being filed for they are in school and doing well. I regret overstaying but a lawyer misled me. An adjustment of status was to be done but I was told it couldn't. I should just wait on my mother's filing. Now I'm stuck here wanting to stay and wanting to go back to my country. Will all this mess up any possibility of processing my.current file. Filing was done out of new York. But I'm in Pennsylvania
A: Please do your self a favor and schedule a consultation with an immigration attorney, preferably an AILA member, as soon as possible. Generally speaking, preference petitions aren't eligible for adjustment of status when the applicant has overstayed their visa. But for case specific information, you should meet with an attorney.
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