Form I-824 requests further action on a previously approved application or petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It can be utilized to obtain a duplicate approval notice, correct a USCIS error, or notify another U.S. Consulate of visa availability.
Yes, members of the U.S. Military have certain provisions and processes available to them when petitioning for immediate relatives, including parents. Please note that processes and policies can change. For the most accurate and updated information, consult the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website or a legal expert.
Once the petition is approved, the parent(s) go through consular processing or adjustment of status, if they are already in the U.S., to become Green Card holders.
Yes, a U.S. citizen can sponsor both parents, but separate petitions must be filed for each parent.
The petitioner must be a U.S. citizen. The petitioner must be at least 21 years old.
Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, is utilized by U.S. citizens to sponsor their non-U.S. citizen parents for a Green Card.
No, only U.S. citizens can petition for their parents to live permanently in the U.S. Green Card holders (permanent residents) cannot sponsor their parents.
U.S. citizens at least 21 can petition their parents (mother or father) to live in the United States as Green Card holders.
Valid evidence includes: Employment in their home country Property or familial ties Return flight tickets A detailed travel itinerary
They must enter the United States within six months of the visa issuance to maintain its validity.