Family Immigration Lawyer in New York City
Who qualifies for family-based immigration?
If you are a United States citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (LPR), certain family members may be eligible to immigrate to the U.S. based on their relationship with you. Different relationships grant relatives differing levels of priority in the immigration process. It is important to review all of your options and pursue the route which will give you the highest likelihood of success. A New York City immigration lawyer from our firm can provide invaluable assistance with each part of this process.
Immigrant Visas for Family Members
Immigrant visas are issued without restriction to immediate relatives of U.S. citizens, including spouses, unmarried children under 21 years of age, orphans adopted overseas or to be adopted in the United States and parents of citizens 21 and over. An additional category, referred to as the family preference category, allows for a limited number of visas to be issued to specific relatives of citizens and Legal Permanent Residents, including:
- Unmarried children of citizens and their minor children
- Married children of citizens, their spouses and minor children
- Siblings of citizens, their spouses and minor children, if the citizen if over 21 years old
- Spouses and minor children of legal permanent residents
- Children (age 21 and over) of legal permanent residents, if unmarried
Involve a NYC Immigration Lawyer Today
The attorneys at Musa-Obregon & Associates are dedicated to helping you reunite with your family. We will guide you through the necessary steps of this process, including the actions that must be taken by your family member outside of the United States. Our multicultural and multilingual firm is adept at servicing individuals of all backgrounds. Our staff speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Slovakian, Arabic, Hebrew, French, and Haitian Creole and several Nigerian languages. For help bringing your family to the United States, contact a NYC immigration attorney at our firm.