In many cases, a U.S. citizen or a family member of one have goals to rejoin their relative through immigration. if you are the spouse of a U.S. citizen or are the parent or child of one, you are probably wondering how to go about getting your green card so you can also live and work in the United States along with your loved one.
U.S. immigration law provides a way for you to bring your family back together through its family-based immigration visa program. Whether you need to apply at a consulate abroad or need to submit petitions in California, it is possible to do so through the I-130 visa program.
You will need to make certain you have all of the documentation you need gathered and that you and your U.S. citizen relative complete your petitions and applications correctly. Whether your application needs are for parent, spouses, children or siblings, your application may differ. You may also be a parent who is completing the process of an international adoption and you need to make certain you have your child's paperwork submitted appropriately. You may also be engaged and wish to enter the U.S. in order to marry your U.S. citizen spouse.
At Wilner & Oreilly, our experienced immigration attorneys regularly help reunite families through the I-130 visa process. We are attentive to our clients' individual familial situations and needs. We understand the complexities of immigration law and the importance of gathering the correct documentation, and as such, we help our clients gather their records and submit their applications and petitions appropriately. We also provide our clients with assistance with their consular applications. In order to assist those who are preparing to complete a family-based visa application process, we have gathered more information on our non-marital family immigration visa page.