Atlanta, GA asked in Immigration Law for Georgia

Q: I'm married to a foreign born spouse, her kids from another relationship live with us.

If I'm able to adopt and will they become US citizens?

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Safiya Webber Byars
Safiya Webber Byars
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Hello and thank you for your question. It is impossible for me to give you a definite "Yes" answer to this question because I will need to know a lot more information from you. Immigration sometimes allow adopted parents to obtain immigration status for adopted (foreign born children) but there are very specific requirements and regulations that must be followed. This is a complex case. I highly recommend that you contact an immigration attorney at your earliest convenience. Take care.

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