Legal Question in Immigration Law in Maryland

Hi! My dad filed for my kid bro and I and his was approved in 2007 and has gotten his green card. My document was approved in August 2010 although filed in the same year but i have been waiting for 5yr. So the question is, when will the waitng be over? because i will be completing my first degree in june and I want to do My masters right after that. Thank you.

Asked on 5/23/13, 1:39 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Michael Cho Law Offices of Michael Cho

I suggest taking a look at the Visa Bulletin found here:

You can then look up the category you applied under as well as the priority date for that category to see if your priority date is current.

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Answered on 5/23/13, 1:52 am

Marlene Hemmings Marlene Hemmings, Attorney at Law

If you are over 21 or married, you might be in a different category than your brother, which may be why he has already immigrated & you have not.

You will need to locate your family-based category and your priority date, and consult the June 2013 visa bulletin to see how much longer it will take before you can get your immigrant visa interview.

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Answered on 5/23/13, 11:40 am

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