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Q: My wife is a US Citizen, sponsoring me. she has 3 kids, all US Citizens and adult. Do I list them on I-485 as stepkids?

Page 8, Part 6 of the I-485 asks to indicate the total number of all living children, which includes stepchildren … my wife, who is my sponsor, has 3 adult children from previous marriages. Technically, they are my Stepchildren, but they are already US Citizens by birth. How do I proceed with this?

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Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL

A: Consider working with an attorney so your application will be processed correctly. Long delays or outright denials occur when lay persons attempt to handle the case on their own.

Hector E. Quiroga
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Hector E. Quiroga
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: The plain reading of the application states that you should included them.

On the last page of the application you can provide an explanation.

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