Green card holders bringing a parent to USA

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mikem
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Green card holders bringing a parent to USA

Post by mikem » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:25 pm

Is there any way for green card holders to bring an elderly parent to the US as a dependent? My mother in law is soon to be a widow and she’s not really capable of living on her own. We just recently became US permanent residents, so US citizenship is still a few years away. Is there any way we can make this happen?

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Post by nelsona » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:41 pm

Not quickly and permanently unfortunately. The best you can do is have her visit you 6 months at ta time. This does have the advantage of keeping her Cdn heath coverage active, and allows her to buy Cdn-baed travel medical insurance based on keeping that coverage.
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