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

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    Navigating the F4 Visa: Sibling Green Card

    Published on September 24, 2022

    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 card…

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    Conditional Permanent Resident: a Complete 2022 Guide with Top Things You Should Know

    Published on August 30, 2022

    Conditional permanent residence can be a mandatory immigration step for some foreigners planning on residing in the U.S. It is essential that you are aware of all of the benefits and limitations that conditional green card status comes with and its effects on your family. On this page, you will learn all about this temporary…

  • green card for parents

    How to Get a Green Card for Your Parents | Processing Time

    Published on August 17, 2022

    The strain of being separated from your parents or other family members in the U.S. can be very difficult. The United States has a family-based green card process that allows U.S. citizens to petition for their parents/other immediate relatives and U.S. permanent residents to sponsor spouses, minor children and unmarried children over the age of…

  • Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees 2020

    Family-Based Green Card Filing Fees 2022

    Published on August 12, 2022

    On this page, you will learn about family-based green card filing fees in 2022, how much it costs to sponsor an immigrant and all other information related to the cost of a green card application. Every family-based green card application process starts by filing forms such as the I-130, I-485, and DS-260, depending on the…

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    Form I-693: Instructions, Costs, Validity, and Medical Exam in 2022

    Published on August 09, 2022

    Those seeking to come to the United States (or are trying to change their status inside the U.S.) must prove that they do not pose a health risk to the general public. Ensuring an applicant can meet the government standards for public health is done through a medical exam. On this page, you will learn…

  • How to sponsor an immigrant friend to the U.S.

    How to Sponsor an Immigrant Friend, and Family: A Complete 2022 Guide

    Published on August 03, 2022

    Sponsoring an immigrant is an essential part when you are looking to help a friend or a family member to come to the U.S. permanently. After all, having friends and family with you is much better, and traveling back and forth to your home country can be draining. In this article, you will learn how…

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    Process Explained: Conditional Green Cards in Marriage Immigration

    Published on July 27, 2022

    Getting married to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident does not guarantee a full-fledged green card right off the bat. Conditional green cards are issued to individuals who have been married for less than 2 years at the point when their green card is approved and while you are authorized to live and work with…

  • immigration reference letter for a family member

    Immigration Reference Letter for A Family Member | Process and Tips

    Published on March 03, 2022

    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? It can be challenging to know how to best craft this letter. An immigration reference letter or character reference letter for immigration is a recommendation letter supporting someone’s immigration application…