Family Immigration Attorneys
If you are a family member of someone in the United States who is looking to immigrate, or if you are an American citizen looking to help your family members immigrate, you have come to the right place. The immigration laws in the United States are very complex. There are many different visa categories, and the approval process is not easy.
If you or a loved one needs help with a family-based immigration case, our attorneys are ready to help you. We have helped numerous families with their immigration cases. We understand the stress that dealing with immigration laws can put on your life, and we want to minimize that stress as much as possible.
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What Does Family Immigration Mean?
The United States government has a system for allowing citizens and legal permanent residents to bring in their family members. The term family immigration refers to this type of immigration. A citizen’s spouse, unmarried children under the age of twenty-one, and parents are all considered eligible family members. These family members are called immediate relatives. Children who have already reached adulthood, parents over the age of twenty-one, siblings of a U.S. citizen, and married children of U.S. citizens are all eligible to be classified as immediate relatives in the process of applying for an immigrant visa or filing a petition to become a lawful permanent resident (LPR).
The family members may also have a choice of either applying for a visa at the U.S. Embassy in their home country or applying to immigrate through an immigrant visa petition if the spouse and children are already in the United States, making the process much simpler than if they were applying outside of the U.S. Many family members might choose to apply outside their home country, typically because they are seeking different immigration benefits that cannot be obtained through an immigrant visa petition from inside of the United States.
What Is The Quota System For Family Immigration?
The United States government has a system for giving out immigrant visas based on the quota of people from a specific country. The country quota is the number of immigrants allowed to enter the United States from that specific country in any given year. The quota is calculated based on historical numbers and other factors. While there are limits placed on each nation’s total number of immigrants, the country quota does not necessarily limit the number of immediate relatives that can be brought into the United States from a certain country.
Understanding the family immigration process is very complicated. We want to help you with your case if you need our help. There are many visa categories available for family members of U.S. citizens, and we are experienced in handling these cases. Our attorneys can also help you if you have a loved one who is currently outside of the United States but would like to become an immigrant to the United States through family-based immigration.
What Is An Accompanying Visa?
The United States government allows certain family members of American citizens to apply for an Accompanying visa. An Accompanying visa is granted along with an immigrant visa petition or an immigrant visa application. The spouse or children of a U.S. citizen who is already in the United States may apply for this type of visa if they wish to immigrate with their family members to the United States. This type of visa is valid for six months and may be filed outside of the United States. The Accompanying visa may be extended for an additional six months beyond the first six months. After the second six months period, if the applicant has not immigrated to the United States, the applicant must leave the U.S., and their visa will be canceled by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Do I Need A Lawyer For Help With Family Immigration?
Immigration law can be very difficult to understand. What may be simple for some people may not be so easy for others. An experienced immigration lawyer can help you with your case and help you understand the process. We have helped numerous clients with their family-based immigration cases, and we want to do the same for you. We understand the stress that dealing with immigration laws can put on your life, and we want to minimize that stress as much as possible.
Our attorneys can answer all your questions about the family-based immigration process. We will walk you through the steps to becoming an immigrant or a permanent resident, and we will review all of the documents that you have provided the government. Our attorneys are experienced in this area of immigration law, and they can prepare all the necessary paperwork so that your case is not delayed. Our attorneys handle cases on a nationwide basis.
If you are a family member of someone in the United States who is looking to immigrate, or if you are an American citizen looking to help your family members immigrate, you have come to the right place. The immigration laws in the United States are very complex. There are many different visa categories, and the approval process is not easy. Our attorneys can help with all of your immigration needs and make sure that you get what you need from the government.