A career is just a job when your family’s not there.
The process of bringing family members into the United States is not easy or automatic. Yet, this is often the critical point for accepting or denying an American opportunity and fulfilling a lifelong aspiration.
Madison Immigration Law understands the importance of family and the stress and uncertainty their immigration status can bring. Our firm has real-life, personal experience of how long delays, government administrative red tape and security clearance issues can increase frustration and separation from those you love.
At Madison Immigration Law we consult family members on how to prevent and minimize separation. Our firm assists clients in family based immigration. Bringing their spouse, fiancé, child, or relative into the United States in the shortest time possible – whether they are already in the U.S. and seeking a green card or filing a new immigration application.
Here’s what you can expect from Madison Immigration law:
- Removal of barriers associated with family-based immigration
- Clear explanations of any potential issues
- Accurate estimates of processing time
- Needed follow-ups with agencies or embassies
Madison Immigration Law will provide a complimentary evaluation of your family-sponsored immigration case. Our firm will use our personal and professional knowledge to reach the best outcome for your family based on your situation.
Keep in mind, there are five categories under which an individual can obtain permanent
residence through relatives:
Immediate Relatives: The spouse, mother, father, or children under 21 years of age of a United States citizen qualify for permanent residence.
Family First Preference: The unmarried sons and daughters (over 21 years of age) of a United States citizen qualify for permanent residence, subject to quota waiting periods.
Family Second Preference: The spouse and unmarried children under 21 years of age are classified under the Family 2A preference. Unmarried sons and daughters over 21 years of age are classified under the Family 2B preference. Both Family 2A and Family 2B applicants may qualify for permanent residence subject to quota waiting periods.
Family Third Preference: The married sons and daughters (over 21 years of age) of United States citizens may qualify for permanent residence, subject to quota waiting periods.
Family Fourth Preference: Brothers or sisters (over 21 years of age) of United States citizens may qualify for permanent residence, subject to quota waiting periods