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Immigration And Your Family

Putting families together and keeping them that way is an important part of immigration work. At Garfinkel Immigration Law, LLC, we help families deal with immigration concerns including visas and citizenship. The following family relationships may allow for a successful visa application:

  • Immediate relative of a U.S. citizen
    • Spouse of a U.S. citizen
    • Unmarried child under the age of 21 of a U.S. citizen
    • Parent of a U.S. citizen who is at least 21 years old
  • Other relative of a U.S. citizen or relative of a lawful permanent resident under the family-based preference categories:
    • Family member of a U.S. citizen, meaning you are the:
    • Unmarried son or daughter of a U.S. citizen and you are 21 years old or older
    • Married son or daughter of a U.S. citizen
    • Brother or sister of a U.S. citizen who is at least 21 years old
  • Family member of a lawful permanent resident, meaning you are the:
    • Spouse of a lawful permanent resident
    • Unmarried child under the age of 21 of a lawful permanent resident
    • Unmarried son or daughter of a lawful permanent resident 21 years old or older
  • Fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen or the fiancé(e)’s child:
    • Person admitted to the U.S. as a fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen (K-1 nonimmigrant)
    • Person admitted to the U.S. as the child of a fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen (K-2 nonimmigrant)
  • Widow(er) of a U.S. citizen Widow or widower of a U.S. citizen and you were married to your U.S. citizen spouse at the time your spouse died
    • VAWA self-petitioner – victim of battery or extreme cruelty
    • Abused spouse of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
    • Abused child (unmarried and under 21 years old) of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
    • Abused parent of a U.S. citizen

Call 202-851-7648 today for more information.