As a US citizen, you may want to sponsor your parent for an Immigrant Visa. Five years ago, your uncle, also a US citizen, may have filed an Immigrant visa petition for your parent, your uncle’s sister. Even if the uncle’s Immigrant Visa petition was approved, it may be faster to apply for your mom on a separate Immigrant Visa petition based on your parent-child relationship now that you are a US citizen, since parents of US citizens are not subject to the visa bulletin’s waiting periods for available visa numbers.
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