How long does it take to petition your spouse if you are a permanent resident? 3 Answers as of June 21, 2011
I just got married a month ago and I'm a lawful permanent resident. My wife is in the Philippines. How long will it take for me to get her to the US?
World Esquire Law Firm
| Aime Katambwe
Please go to the USDOS' Visa bulletin and look up category F2A and that will give you an idea. Nobody really knows how long it will take. But be ready to wait a few years. Good luck!
Answer Applies to: California
Verdin Law Firm, LLC
| Isaul Verdin
It will take approximately 4 to 5 years. Best bet is to naturalize as soon as you are eligible. Best of luck.
Answer Applies to: Texas
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