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You probably did not meet the conditions for transmitting US citizenship to a child born abroad, which, for a child born abroad to one US citizen parent and one alien parent after 1986, requires that you (the US citizen parent) have been physically present in the US before the child's birth for a cumulative total of 5 years, including 2 years after you ...


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Since filing for immigration seems a bit much for a visit of no more than a year, you might consider some temporary options. Your wife and children could seek a 1-year admission in B-2 status ("visitor for pleasure"). The usual period of admission is six months, but the regulations permit admission for up to a year. If I recall correctly, one case in ...


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