Q: So my EAD expired about 4 years ago and I have been staying in the US illegally and my child will soon be turning 21
Will I be able to be sponsored by them without a problem? I have been working in the US for the time being and paying taxes even after the EAD expired and I have 3 other U.S citizen children under the age of 21.
A: Hey, your child should be able to sponsor you with no problem assuming you are not inadmissible for any other reason. Even though you have stayed in the U.S illegally, there is forgiveness for immediate relatives of a US Citizen ( Spouse, Child Under 21, Parent).
***This message is not legal advice. Please speak to an Immigration Attorney before commecing any legal action.
A: If you entered the country legally and your child is a US citizen over 21 then yes your child can sponsor you.
A: What matters is whether what you put on the application to get the EAD was true. If true, and they missed a fact that would make you not admissable there could be a problem. You need to look back, be able to show you entered the country legally. If not, there could be a problem. Also, they are cracking down on overstays so even if you had a visa but overstayed, you could have issues. If so, you really need to talk to an experienced immigration attorney, who is a specialist according the the Pennsylvania Court system or a member of AILA.
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