How can I get family visa?

To apply for a Family-based Green Card, you need to file Form I-130 and Form I-148 to register for permanent residence. The number of immigrant permits available for an immediate relative of a U.S citizen is not limited to each fiscal year, however, family preference categories are subject to a cap.

Who is eligible for a family visa?

There are only two groups who are eligible for family visas: Immediate relatives: 1) spouses of U.S. citizens; 2) unmarried children under 21 of U.S. citizens; 3) orphans adopted abroad, 4) orphans to be adopted in the U.S., by U.S. citizens; and 5) parents of U.S. citizens who are at least 21 years old.

How do I apply for a family visa?

To petition for a family member to receive a Green Card (permanent residence), begin by filing Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. This form establishes the family relationship that exists between you and your relative.

What are the types of family visa?

Immigrant Visa Categories

Immediate Relative & Family Sponsored Visa Category
Intercountry Adoption of Orphan Children by U.S. Citizens IR3, IH3, IR4, IH4
Certain Family Members of U.S. Citizens IR2, CR2, IR5, F1, F3, F4
Certain Family Members of Lawful Permanent Residents F2A, F2B
Employer Sponsored – Employment
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How long does it take to get a family visa?

For immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents) of U.S. citizens, there is an unlimited number of immigrant visas and approval can be obtained in approximately 5 to 9 months.

How can I apply for sibling visa?

How To Sponsor Siblings to Canada

  1. you’ll have to provide proof of income.
  2. your sibling must state they will try to support themselves.
  3. you must agree in writing to support your sibling for a set amount of time (3 to 20 years)
  4. include all your sibling’s dependent children (if any) on your relative’s application.

What relatives can sponsor you in USA?

US citizens can sponsor their parents, spouse, sons and daughters (minors and adults, unmarried or married), and siblings. Lawful Permanent Residents can sponsor their spouse, minor children and unmarried adult sons and daughters.

How long is relative visa?

Relative’s permits are valid for a minimum period of 24 months and may be extended. For a spouse and/or dependent child of a South African citizen or permanent resident, the permit is issued free of charge, whilst there is a fee for other relatives wishing to join their family members in South Africa.

What are the 4 types of immigration?

When people ask “what are the four types of immigration?” what they actually mean is “what are the four immigration statuses?” and not “what are the four types of immigration?” The four immigration statuses include citizens, residents, non-immigrants, and undocumented immigrants.

Can I bring my parents to USA permanently?

ONLY US citizens are allowed to bring their parents to the United States permanently. For those who are eligible to bring their parents to the US as a legal immigrant, there is a two-step process. First, USCIS must approve an immigrant visa petition that you file for your parent.

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