Family Sponsorship to the United States

Are you interested in sponsoring a family member for U.S. permanent resident visa? Family sponsorship is the process of sponsoring a family member for immigration to the United States. U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents can sponsor a family member for an immigrant visa, including a spouse, children, parents, and siblings. If you are a family member of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, family sponsorship may be a good option for you.

How do I qualify for a family sponsorship Green Card?

If you want to qualify for family sponsorship permanent residency, there are a few requirements you must meet.

To qualify for family sponsorship, the sponsor must be able to demonstrate that they can financially support the sponsored family member. Additionally, the sponsor must be able to prove the family relationship through documents such as birth certificates and marriage certificates.

How do I apply for family sponsorship?

If you meet these requirements, you may be eligible to apply for family sponsorship permanent residency by following these steps:

  • Step 1: Gather required documents such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, and proof of financial support.
  • Step 2: File Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
  • Step 3: Wait for the I-130 to be approved.
  • Step 4: Check the Visa Bulletin to see if a visa number is available for the sponsored family member.
  • Step 5: File Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, if a visa number is available.
  • Step 6: Attend an interview at a U.S. consulate or embassy, if required.
  • Step 7: Wait for a decision on the application.

It is important to note that the family sponsorship process can be quite complex, and it may be beneficial to consult with an immigration attorney for guidance. Additionally, it is important to stay up to date on the latest government regulations and procedures for this type of visa.

Who can help me understand if family sponsorship is right for me?

Applying for family sponsorship can be a complex process, but with the right qualifications and proper steps, you can achieve your goal of working and living in the United States. It is important to consult with an immigration attorney and stay informed about the latest government regulations and procedures to increase your chances of success.

How can a U.S. immigration attorney help me apply for family sponsorship?

Mandelbaum Immigration Lawyers can conduct an family sponsorship visa assessment for you. We can guide you on whether your job offer qualifies, inform you what specific documents are needed for your case, prepare your application or employer petition, submit your application and prepare you for your visa interview.

How can I schedule a consultation appointment?

Simply provide us with your name, email address and phone number by emailing us at, and our office will contact you to arrange a consultation with a lawyer.

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