Q: I am a born US citizen. I am legally married to a Romanian woman living in Romania. We just had a daughter.
I understand she can have US citizenship. What do I need to do to complete that process? Thank you.
A: You will need to file a form I-130 (Immediate relative petition) for your wife and a separate US citizenship certificate application for your daughter. I would urge you to consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. Not because I think you’re not capable of handling it, you may will be, but in order for the lawyer to debrief and brief you, analyze, assess and evaluate your case maximize the possibilities for a successful result. They should be able to join you by Spring winter or spring of next year.
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