Can I petition my parent now or is it better to wait until I become US citizen and how long will it take? 8 Answers as of December 12, 2013

I’m married to an American and I’m staying in the US under conditional residence.

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Theresa E. Tilton, Attorney at Law
Theresa E. Tilton, Attorney at Law | Theresa E. Tilton
Only U.S. citizens are permitted to sponsor parents for immigration. You will have to wait until you are naturalized.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 12/10/2013
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC | Pho Ethan Tran
You must become a U.S. citizen before you can petition for your parents.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 12/10/2013
Law Offices of Svetlana Boukhny
Law Offices of Svetlana Boukhny | Svetlana Boukhny
You have to be a U.S. citizen in order to be able to petition for your parents.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/10/2013
Richard S. Kolomejec, Attorney at Law
Richard S. Kolomejec, Attorney at Law | Richard S. Kolomejec
You can only petition your parents when you are a U.S. citizen.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/10/2013
Christian Schmidt, Attorney at Law
Christian Schmidt, Attorney at Law | Christian Schmidt
You must first become a US citizen before your parents can apply for a green card through you.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/12/2013
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