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

  • a parent and child smile at each other

    The Parent Green Card Guide | Document Checklist, Process, Interview

    Published on December 05, 2023

    The U.S. may be where you live, but often your home will always be where your parents live. So 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…

  • a fiance embrace after their K-1 visa goes through

    How Much Does a K-1 Visa Cost in 2023? Price Breakdown

    Published on November 30, 2023

    Embarking on the journey of uniting with your foreign fiancé(e) in the U.S. is an exciting venture, but like any significant life event, it comes with its own set of expenses. The K-1 visa, commonly known as the fiancé visa, is a pathway filled with various costs, some apparent and others hidden beneath layers of…

  • How to sponsor an immigrant friend to the U.S. for 2023

    How to Sponsor an Immigrant | Friend or Family

    Published on November 14, 2023

    Whether it’s a friend or a family member, sponsoring an immigrant can be a life-changing move. The process may be difficult, but the ultimate reward—having your loved ones close by to enrich your life—makes every step worth it. Family-based green cards can be difficult to obtain, considering the immigration laws and the numerous forms required….

  • immigration reference letter for a family member

    Immigration Reference Letter for A Family Member | Process and Tips

    Published on November 07, 2023

    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…

  • nvc expedite request in 2023

    NVC Expedite Request Process Guide

    Published on November 01, 2023

    Normally, visa applications go through a standard timeline for processing, which can take several months or even years. In emergencies or hardship, a petitioner can speed up an immigration case with a National Visa Center (NVC) expedite request. This post will explore the NVC expedite criteria, the process, and even an NVC expedite request sample…

  • Form I-824 2023

    Form I-824 | Filing Tips, Fees & Processing Time 2023

    Published on April 13, 2023

    Did you lose or misplace an approval notice from USCIS? While your first reaction might be to panic, there is a way to still satisfy your immigration case requirements by filing Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition. The fundamental purpose of Form I-824 is to request “further action on a previously…

  • Form I-129F page cover photo

    Form I-129F: The Ultimate Guide

    Published on January 13, 2023

    It is very common for people to bring their fiancé(e) or spouses to the U.S. To do so, they need to comply with the rigid immigration rules, which in such cases, begin with the completion of the I-129F form. The I-129F form is the foundation to later receiving permanent residency in the U.S. via a…

  • I-864 Affidavit of Support 2023 Cover Photo

    I-864 Affidavit of Support | Immigration Form Complete Guide

    Published on November 18, 2022

    The rhetoric around immigrants coming to the U.S. and being a burden on the system is one that has been around since the beginning of immigration in this country. Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, is essentially a contract between a U.S.-based sponsor and the U.S. government where the sponsor promises that it won’t happen. By…