As a permanent resident or green card holder you can apply for your
- Adopted Children
Although you can apply for these relatives, it doesn’t mean that they will immediately be able to get a visa. They may have to wait until a visa is avaialbe. This will change and you will be able to apply for additional relatives once you are a U.S. citizen. Depending on how you received your green card you will have to wait three or five years to apply for your citizenship.