Orphan Petitions for Immigration to the U.S.

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A U.S. citizen may file a petition to establish an adoptive or prospective adoptive relationship with a foreign-born orphan.

Under immigration law, "orphan" means an alien child who is under sixteen years of age at the time the visa petition in his or her behalf is filed, and who is an orphan because: