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Q: Steps to follow for B1/B2 extension inside the U.S.?

My grandmother and aunt both entered the U.S. with their B1/B2 visa. My grandmother is currently receiving cancer chemotherapy in the U.S and her daughter (my aunt), who is older than 21 years old, is taking care of her. My grandmother needs to extend her stay to continue her medical treatment. In effect, my aunt needs to do the same in order to take care of my grandmother while in the U.S. What are the steps to follow? Can they both submit an extension as a family or must each submit an extension individually?

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Myron Morales
Myron Morales
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX

A: They will each require a separate I-539. The instructions and form are available on the USCIS website.

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