Family Based Immigration

Are you trying to be reunited with a family member (spouse, child, parent or sibling) in the United States? We understand that being separated from a loved one can be stressful and our goal with each case it to surpass the legal hurdles so your family can be together once again!

Family Based Immigration Articles

  • immigration reference letter for a family member

    Do I Need an Immigration Reference Letter for A Family Member?

    Published on December 18, 2020

    Have you been asked to write an immigration reference letter for a family member or wondering if you need one to help your relative’s case? This question comes up sometimes, and it can be challenging to know how to best craft this letter so an immigration judge will rule favorably on your family member’s case….

  • parent green card guide

    The Parent Green Card Guide: From Petitioning to Processing

    Published on August 18, 2020

    The U.S. may be where you live, but often your home will always be wherever your parents live. If you want to make the U.S. feel more like home, this parent green card guide will get you closer to nostalgic meals, loving embraces, unsolicited life advice, comments about your friends, and all the other things…

  • Green Card Consular Processing

    Green Card Consular Processing Benefits & Steps

    Published on August 10, 2020

    Consular processing is a method by which a beneficiary of an approved family-based, employment-based or other immigration petition can apply for a visa through a U.S. Department of State consulate office abroad. There are many benefits when it comes to green card consular processing. However, you must first determine if you fit into an eligible…

  • Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees 2020

    Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees 2020

    Published on August 03, 2020

    Every family-based green card application process starts by filing forms such as the I-130, I-485, and DS-260, depending on the location of the green card application beneficiary. Each of these application forms has its own filing fees. In addition, there are other expenses, such as immigration medical exam fees, biometric service fees, and many more….

  • F4 Visa Sibling Green Card

    Navigating the F4 Visa: Sibling Green Card

    Published on July 30, 2020

      You grew up with them, they played with you, they teased you, they protected you, and in your eyes your siblings are immediate relatives. However, in the eyes of USCIS a sibling green card falls under the family-based category and not the immediate relative category. Also known as the F4 visa, this family-based green…

  • Sponsoring Family Green Card

    Top Tips for Sponsoring a Family Member Green Card

    Published on April 02, 2018

    U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) or green card holders have the ability to sponsor a foreign-born member of their family. Receiving permanent residency allows you to obtain employment authorization (commonly known as a work permit). While this process does not occur overnight, there are ways to get the process started on the right…