As a U.S. citizen or permanent resident certain members of your family may apply to immigrate permanently to the country for the purpose of family unity. If you or a loved one are interested in this type of family visas a family immigration attorney can help you with your family-based immigration petition.
In what cases does a family-based immigration petition apply?
Requests for family-based immigration have a preference category depending on the family member requesting it. In certain instances, the process of a family-based petition through what is called “adjustment of status”. On other occasions, it must be applied for through a U.S. consulate abroad.
For U.S. citizens, it is possible to apply for an immigrant visa to:
Instead, a permanent resident may apply for an immigrant visa for:
Make sure you have a qualified family immigration attorney to assist you in your case.
Types of family visas
If you have a qualified family member, you can start your permanent residency process by permanent residence by family relationship through a Form I-130.
If you are married to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, you may apply to file a petition for petition for permanent residence by family relationship by marriage.
A fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen may travel to the United States to marry within 90 days.
Documents a petition for permanent residence by family relationship commonly requested:
How to file a petition for permanent residence by family relationship
Filing the I-130 Form is the first step in helping an eligible family member apply for entry into the United States through a family-based immigration process and obtain a green card.
You can file I-130 Form online or by mail, always with the assistance of a family-based immigration lawyer. to ensure that you complete all sections of the form correctly. Otherwise, the USCIS may reject it.
Obtain legal assistance from a family-based immigration lawyer.
When so much depends on the successful outcome of your immigration case, you need a family-based immigration lawyer dedicated and experienced. As immigrants, Urbina Law has a team with exceptional familiarity with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the immigration process as a whole.