Towson, MD asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania

Q: I got married to a US citizen in 2016. My oldest daughter was one month away from turning 18 at the time of the marriage

I got married to a US citizen in 2016. My oldest daughter was one month away from turning 18 at the time of the marriage. She is now almost 23 and still unmarried. Can we file for a green card for her based off my marriage while she is in the United States?

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Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Wheeling, IL

A: She does not seem to qualify for that LPR under that legal option.

Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: No. Your daughter qualifies based on her age at the time of the marriage but she is no longer considered a child. She is a daughter and an adult; a first preference priority relative assuming you have become a USC.

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