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Does a dependent child lose his green card when he turns 21?

I understand that children under 21 years old can get green cards as dependents under the EB-5 program. However, what happens to their green cards when they turn 21? Will they be able to renew green cards, or do they need to seek other options to obtain green cards on their own?

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    Bernard P Wolfsdorf

    Immigration Attorney
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    Once they have green cards, they do not lose eligibility because they turn 21.

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    BoBi Ahn

    Immigration Attorney
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    No, as long as he obtained his green card or became a lawful permanent resident prior to him aging out (ie., turning 21).

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    Dale Schwartz

    Immigration Attorney
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    They can renew them.

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    Salvatore Picataggio

    Immigration Attorney
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    If they get the green card, they keep the green card. Nonimmigrant status like the E-2 and L-1 do not allow the child to keep the status past 21.

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    Vaughan de Kirby

    Immigration Attorney
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    If I understand your question correctly, once your child qualifies and receives their green card before the age of 21, it will be freely renewable as long as any required conditions are met.

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    Belma Demirovic Chinchoy

    Immigration Attorney
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    Turning 21 after obtaining a green card has no impact on the green card. The person will continue to be a resident as long as they continue to maintain residence and do not trigger removal proceedings through law violations.

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    A Olusanjo Omoniyi

    Immigration Attorney
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    The dependents do not lose their green cards when they turn 21 years of age. They can keep renewing their cards as long as they want. In fact, if any dependent meets the requirements he or she can eventually proceed and naturalizes to become a U.S. citizen.

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    Lynne Feldman

    Immigration Attorney
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    The conditional green card or ten-year card of the children belongs to him or her. The 21-year-old must file his or her own I-829 to remove conditions as must the father as he or she is no longer a dependent and must pay the full fee. The project information can be the same as the parent''s filing the I-829.

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    Fredrick W Voigtmann

    Immigration Attorney
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    Once the dependent gets a green card, he or she does not lose it upon turning 21.

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