My U.S. citizen child is 21 years old. Can he petition for me?

We are asked this question frequently, so we hope to give you a little more information by way of this brief blog post. A U.S. citizen who is 21 years of age (or older) can file a petition for certain family members, including parents. You can read more about these family petitions here. The purpose [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:23:44+00:00April 11th, 2017|Family Petition | Petitción Familiar|Comments Off on My U.S. citizen child is 21 years old. Can he petition for me?

Immediate Relatives versus Preference Categories

In a previous post, we discussed who can file an immigrant petition (petitioners) and who an immigrant petition can be filed for (beneficiaries). In this post, we will give an overview of the various classifications of beneficiaries. Beneficiaries fall into one of two groups: immediate relatives or preference categories. What do these classifications mean? Essentially, [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:40:04+00:00November 28th, 2016|Family Petition | Petitción Familiar|Comments Off on Immediate Relatives versus Preference Categories

Who Can File a Petition for Me?

One of the most common questions we’re asked is, “Can my _________ (fill in the blank with a relative) file an immigration petition for me?” So, in this post, we’re going to give a very brief overview of the individuals who can file immigration petitions and who they can file them on behalf of. The [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:40:10+00:00October 17th, 2016|Family Petition | Petitción Familiar|Comments Off on Who Can File a Petition for Me?
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