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Complete Guide to U.S. Family Petitioning in the U.S.

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What is the
Family Petition?

The family petition is a benefit available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, whereby they petition for certain family members to enter the U.S. and then apply for permanent residency.

Family Petition Requirements

Learn about the different requirements you should consider when applying for a family petition.

Eligible Sponsor

Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States and have documentation or proof to prove it.

Demonstrate family relationship

It is essential that the relationship between the sponsor and beneficiary is genuine and must have evidence to prove what they are arguing.

Financial Sponsor

The petitioner becomes the sponsor, so the petitioner must agree to be financially responsible for the beneficiary in the United States.

Revenues required

The sponsor must demonstrate financial capacity commensurate with the income required by USCIS to support the beneficiary.

Taxes up to date

The sponsor must be in good standing with the federal tax authorities and must have evidence to prove it.

Comply with documentation and requirements

You must have the necessary documents and submit the required application forms.

To whom can I apply for a family petition?

Remember to verify the category of eligible family member and waiting times by sponsor type before submitting the petition. The following are the available categories.

U.S. Citizen

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There are two categories of family members that a U.S. citizen may petition for, immediate and preferential, which determine which family members may be petitioned for more quickly and their waiting time.


  • Immediate category:
    Spouse, unmarried children, under 21 years of age, parents.

  • Preferential Category:
    Unmarried children over 21 years of age, married children and siblings.

Permanent resident

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For a resident applying to family members, you should be aware that waiting times are not the same.

  • Spouse.
  • Unmarried children of any age.

What happens after the
approval of the Form I-130?

Once your I-130 form has been approved, the process continues with a series of steps inside or outside the US. We will guide you through the following steps.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

You will receive notification that your request has been approved.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

You will receive notification that your request has been approved.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

Once you are eligible, you will be able to apply for adjustment of status.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

You must wait for your turn, where a visa is available in order to enter the United States.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

You must submit a medical examination.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

Once the visa is available, you must submit the necessary documents and complete the necessary forms to apply for the immigrant visa at the U.S. consulate or embassy in your country of residence.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

You may be called for an interview with USCIS to learn more about your case.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

You will have to undergo a medical examination and attend an interview at the embassy or consulate to confirm the veracity of your case.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

Once you have all the necessary requirements, your application for adjustment of status will be approved and you will receive a green card, also known as a green card.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

Upon verifying that everything is correct, you will receive the immigrant visa, which will allow you to enter the United States.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

You will receive your permanent residency card, known as Green Card, which will provide you with a wide range of benefits and opportunities.

After approval of your family petition while in the U.S.

  1. You will receive notification that your request has been approved.
  2. Once you are eligible, you will be able to apply for adjustment of status.
  3. You must submit a medical examination.
  4. You may be called for an interview with USCIS to learn more about your case.
  5. Once you have all the necessary requirements, your application for adjustment of status will be approved and you will receive a green card, also known as a green card.

After the approval of the family petition while outside the U.S.

  1. You will receive notification that your request has been approved.
  2. You must wait for your turn, where a visa is available in order to enter the United States.
  3. Once the visa is available, you must submit the necessary documents and complete the necessary forms to apply for the immigrant visa at the U.S. consulate or embassy in your country of residence.
  4. You will have to undergo a medical examination and attend an interview at the embassy or consulate to confirm the veracity of your case.
  5. Upon verifying that everything is correct, you will receive the immigrant visa, which will allow you to enter the United States.
  6. You will receive your permanent residency card, known as Green Card, which will provide you with a wide range of benefits and opportunities.

Family Petition Benefits

Explore the privileges offered by the family petition in the United States.

After your application is approved and you become a permanent resident you will be able to enjoy the following benefits:

Family Reunion

Experience the long-awaited reunion with the family members who sponsored you, allowing you to live together once again.

Job Opportunities

The beneficiary will have ample opportunities for stable employment anywhere in the country.

Traveling with Freedom

Enjoy freedom to travel as a permanent resident.

Legal Security

Ensure your legal security with a solid immigration status.

Sponsor Family Members

As a permanent resident, you can sponsor family members.

Become a U.S. Citizen

Achieves citizenship with proper legal advice.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Family Petition

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