Wylie, TX asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: i130 application for my parents and brother(who is 20 and half year old) so how many i130 I should file

My parents are offshore and I will be filing i130 visa application to sponsor my family, want to know if I have to file separate application for my brother who is less than 21 years old.

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: You can include your brother in the same I-130 application that you file for your parents. As long as your brother is under 21 and unmarried, he can be included as a derivative beneficiary on your parents' application. If your brother is over 21 or married, he would need his own separate I-130 application. Make sure to carefully follow the instructions on the I-130 form and provide all required supporting documents for each family member included in the application.

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