1 There is no quota for the immediate relative visa category, but it may take 6 to 12 months for USCIS to approve the Form I-130. 2 Some countries like China, India, Mexico and Philippines may have significantly longer wait times. 3 This category is presently "current." However, it may take 6 to 12 months for USCIS to approve the Form I-130.How long does the I-130 petition process take?
The processing time for your I-130 petition will depend on the family relationship and the USCIS field office that receives your form. For immediate relatives (spouse, parent, or child) of a U.S. green card holder (legal permanent resident), processing times for Form I-130 currently vary between 13.5 and 19 months.