Saint Paul, MN asked in Immigration Law for Minnesota

Q: I am 17 and have a 10 year green card. My stepmother who is my sponsor is threatening to file I-407 and have it revoked

Can she do this without my permission

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Samuil Buschkin
Samuil Buschkin
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Union, NJ

A: It would make all the difference if she waited until you turned 18. Case law is pretty clear and consistent on this. before 18, her abandonment of LPR status would be imputed to you.

You should still consult a lawyer. All these analyses are very fact driven.

Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Philadelphia, PA

A: You need to consult a lawyer immediately. You need to take all your documents with you, such as your green card so that the lawyer can speak specifically about your case. That form is used when someone is abandoning their status as a green card holder. If you are in the USA it can't be said you are abandoning your green card status. Act quickly.

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