CSPA

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Child Status Protection Act in Employment-Based Petitions

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Audio FAQ On: Child Status Protection Act in employment-based petitions

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Child Status Protection Act (CSPA),  in employment-based petitions will allow you to take advantage of the time your I-140 is pending. So if your I-140 was pending for 8 months your child can file I-485 with you if the dates become current until 21 years, plus 8 months. Hence whatever time your I-140 was pending that time becomes an additional grace period for the child to file I-485 with you. The only advantage you will get is the dependency of the I-140. Other than that, there is no advantage. More...

 

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Child of a permanent resident and I-130 approved

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I am assuming your priority date is not current. If that is so, you cannot get your green card until all preconditions, including the priority date being current, are met.

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Green card under the Child Status Protection Act

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Your friend can apply for an unmarried child independently. Application of CSPA requires analysis of specific facts. I suggest your friend should consult an immigration lawyer for that.

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Read the section under CSPA

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Child Status Protection Act http://www.immigration.com/greencard/409/child-status-protection-act-cspa
Contact the consulate for their assessment.

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F-4 Visa for childrens who are over 21

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Ans. Please check the link for Child Status Protection Act (CSPA).

Contact the consulate for their assessment.

 

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