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petitioner died BEFORE the petition was approved?do we still have a chance?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Generally, the saying goes: "The I-130 petition dies with the Petitioner." This means that when the Petitioner dies, the Beneficiary is no longer eligible to use that visa petition to potentially become a permanent resident of the United States. However, if the visa petition has been approved and the Beneficiary is merely waiting for a visa number to become available so s/he can adjust their status to permanent resident, the Beneficiary may be able to use the approved visa petition despite the fact the Petitioner is deceased
go see a an Aila Immigration Lawyer see if you can find a replacement
- PunarthamLv 71 decade ago
There are some recent rules regarding Widow penalty. your case is not completely clear. better ask an attorney in the field
- pianojangeeLv 71 decade ago