How long does it take for me to become a LPR? 3 Answers as of August 01, 2011My brother is a US Citizen and when he files for my parents they become legal permanent residents,my question is ,since i am 17 years old when my parents file for me how long will it take for me to get my permanent residency?Because i don't want to wait for 5 years for them to become US Citizens and i want them to file for me right away.
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Your brother can file an I-130 petition for you with a ten year wait. Your parents can file for you too, if they are LPR's or USC's. If they are LPR's, then it will take 2-3 years. If they are USC's then your file will only take about 9-12 months for full processing.
Answer Applies to: California