Mira Loma, CA asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: Hi there. My parents got offered PD, my question, can I apply for their green card once I obtain my citizenship?

My parents applied for asylum 9 years ago when we first came to the US. We came with visit visa and never left. I got married to a citizen and just got my green card. In three years I will be a citizen and my question is can I apply for my parents green card if they have PD? I need to learn if getting PD means they can't ever be a permanent resident or not. We live in California.

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Roland Godfrey Ottley
Roland Godfrey Ottley PRO label
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY

A: By PD, I presume you mean prosecutorial discretion. If so, you should be able to file for your parents once you become a USC.

Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You can sponsor your parents for green cards once you become a US citizen.

Please see https://www.shusterman.com/green-cards-for-parents/

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