Can I apply and get F-1 visa with I-130 petition filed by sibling in 2010? 2 Answers as of September 15, 2014

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Coane and Associates
Coane and Associates | Bruce Coane
There is no law prohibiting applying. It could be a factor in a denial, or they could issue the visa notwithstanding the I-130.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 9/15/2014
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal | Alexander Segal
Possibly, but highly unlikely. You will need to demonstrate exceptionally strong ties to your native country and convince the interviewing officer you intend to return upon completion of your studies.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 9/12/2014
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