Sandy, UT asked in Immigration Law for Utah

Q: If I rescind green card application for my mother, does it affect her chance of getting tourist visa in the future.

I am petitioning for my mother's permanent residency but we are having second thoughts because of the cost in insure her. We still want her to come visit the U.S. in the future, but we heard rumors she may be put on a "blacklist" for tourist visas if we rescind her application.

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Kelli Y. Allen
Kelli Y. Allen
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Charlotte, NC

A: There's no technical bar, but the visas are direct opposites. It may be difficult for your mom to convince the consular office that she would only be coming for a short visit and then returning to her country.

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