Asked in Immigration Law and Child Custody for Texas

Q: Hello, I have two questions please. 1._ Can my fifteen year old daughter visit me in Ecuador during the time her

dad is applying for their resident visa in the USA?

2.- What do I need to fight for her costudy?

2 Lawyer Answers
Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Traverse City, MI

A: More information is needed to answer your first question and it would be best if you called an immigration attorney to do a consultation over the phone. You should consult with a family law attorney for assistance fighting for custody. Best wishes!

Patricia C. Wall-Santiago
Patricia C. Wall-Santiago
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: Hello,

This question deals with immigration and family law. I will limit myself to answer the immigration question. If your daughter has a pending application for adjustment of status with USCIS and there are no other immigration issues (like removal order, arrests, and illegal entry), she should be able to travel with advance parole. The concern she may face is that USCIS may schedule her adjustment interview and she is outside the US; she might need to return for the interview or reschedule it delaying her process.

For the custody matter, you will need to contact a family attorney in the state where she resides. Family law varies from state to state.

Best wishes,

Patricia C. Wall, Esq

Practice Limited to Immigration & Nationality Law

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