Q: I have an I-130 approved since 1996 when my Mom was a PR. It is still valid nowadays? I'm a married, adult child. Thks
I'm currently in the US (holding a B1 Visa) and I just learned about that petition and the approval. I have Venezuelan & Canadian citizenships, but I'm now interested in the Green Card because I'm running a business in US.
So, do you think that I can just apply for the I-825 right away? or does my mom need to reapply an I-130 (possibly along with the I-825) again?
What about my wife?
Thank for any concern
More information is needed. Was your mom a U.S. citizen before you married your wife?
In general, if you married your wife, then an F2b visa petition by a lawful permanent resident for their child is effectively terminated at the moment that the child's gets married.
I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent immigration attorney, so that this matter can be effectively reviewed to determine whether any arguable exception, of defense to termination exists that you might consider.
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