How can I apply for my unmarried adult son or daughter to get a green card? Start by filing a form I visa petition for your unmarried adult son or daughter. However, the process could take a many years under the family-based 2B category unmarried adult sons and daughters of LPRs since the number of people who are allowed to immigrate under this category are extremely limited. And due to per-country limitations, if you were born in a country where many people are seeking to immigrate to the US, the wait could be off the chart i. If you later naturalize and become a US citizen, your unmarried adult sons and daughters will retain the priority date of the 2B visa petition and will automatically convert to the 1st preference category unmarried adult sons and daughters of US citizens.
Green Cards for Unmarried Sons and Daughters of US Citizens
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This is true whether their son or daughter has never married or if they are divorced or widowed. Their grandchildren may also immigrate at the same time as their parent as long as they are under the age of 21 and unmarried. Only 23, persons are able to immigrate to the US annually under this category.