At what age can a U.S. citizen child sponsor a non-citizen parent? Do circumstances matter such as nationality, or marriage status of parent? 10 Answers as of September 11, 2013

18 year-old US citizen daughter living in United States with godmother would like to sponsor working professional single parent Indian national mother.

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Herrera & Juelle LLP | Carlos Juelle
A U.S. Citizen must wait until they turn 21 years old to sponsor a parent.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/11/2013
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal | Alexander Segal
You must be 21 years of age to petition for your mother.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 9/11/2013
Walker & Ungo Law Firm
Walker & Ungo Law Firm | Gabriela Ungo
Your U.S. citizen daughter can sponsor you for permanent residence after she turns 21. The nationality and marital status of the parent is not an issue, as long as you can proof filial relationship.
Answer Applies to: Mississippi
Replied: 9/11/2013
Law Office of Rebecca White
Law Office of Rebecca White | Rebecca White
You will need to be 21 to file for your parent.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 9/11/2013
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC | Pho Ethan Tran
You have to be at least 21 years of age and a US citizen to petition for your parent(s).
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 9/11/2013
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