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For over twenty years, Warren Law Firm has successfully helped people around the world live legally and happily in the United States. Helping families stay together. We can help you to obtain the right visa for your needs and circumstances.

Family, Fiancé and Spouse Visas With Help From a San Francisco Immigration Attorney

Each of these family visas has its own requirements, depending on your circumstances. Generally, people who want these visas must have a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident sponsor them. The sponsor must also prove that they can financially provide for the person coming to the U.S. and meet other criteria.

Our experienced immigration attorneys can guide you through the process of obtaining the right visa for your needs and help you navigate any challenges that may arise.

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Types of Family Visas

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Fiancé Visas

If you are engaged to be married to a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible for a K-1 fiancé visa. After you enter the United States on this visa, you must marry your sponsor within 90 days. After you marry, you can then apply for a green card to become a lawful permanent resident. Our attorneys can help you with each step of this process.

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Spouse Visas

If you are already married to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, you may be eligible for a spouse visa. There are two types of spouse visas: a CR1 visa is for people who have been married for fewer than two years, while an IR1 visa is for people who have been married for more than two years.

Immediate Relative Visas

An immediate relative visa has no annual limits and allows you to apply for a green card as soon as you enter the United States. You may be eligible for an immediate relative visa if you are the spouse of a U.S. citizen, the child of a U.S. citizen (under 21 years old and unmarried) or the parent of a U.S. citizen (if the citizen is 21 years or older).

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Family Preference Visas

Family preference visas are subject to annual limits and have longer wait times before you can apply for a green card. You may be eligible for a preference visa if you are the spouse of a lawful permanent resident, the child of a lawful permanent resident, the unmarried child of a U.S. citizen (21 years or older), the married child of a U.S. citizen, the sibling of a U.S. citizen (21 years or older) or the parent of a U.S. citizen (if the citizen is over the age of 21).

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Why choose Warren Law Firm for family immigration?

Family Immigration FAQs  

Navigating the complexities of family immigration law can be challenging, which is why we’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help demystify the process. We encourage our clients to explore this resource as a starting point for their immigration inquiries. For more detailed and personalized assistance, our dedicated attorneys are always available for consultations.

Why choose Warren Law Firm for family immigration?

At Warren Law Firm, we understand that the immigration process can be overwhelming and stressful for individuals and their families. That’s why we’re committed to providing personalized and compassionate legal assistance every step of the way. Our team of experienced immigration attorneys has a deep understanding of U.S. immigration law and a proven track record of success in helping clients achieve their immigration goals. Warren Law Firm is here to support you with expert guidance and representation.

What are the financial requirements for family immigration?

The U.S. government requires sponsors to demonstrate their capability to financially support their family members, ensuring that immigrants will not become public charges. This involves submitting an Affidavit of Support, a legally binding document in which the sponsor pledges to provide financial support to the immigrant.

The minimum income requirement generally equates to 125% of the federal poverty level, but this can vary based on the sponsor’s household size, location, and specific circumstances.

How long does the process for a family-based visa usually take?

The processing time for family-based visas can vary significantly depending on the type of visa, the applicant’s country of origin, and the current processing times of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of State. Immediate relative visas tend to process faster than family preference visas due to the cap on the latter.

Can I work in the United States while waiting for my family-based green card?

If you are already in the United States and awaiting the adjustment of your immigration status, you may be eligible to apply for a work permit (Employment Authorization Document, or EAD). This will allow you to work legally in the U.S. while processing your green card application.

Can I sponsor more than one family member at a time?

Yes, you can sponsor more than one eligible family member, but you must file separate visa petitions for each individual and ensure you meet the financial requirements for each.

What if my family member’s visa application is denied?

A visa denial can occur for several reasons, including failure to prove financial stability or ineligibility based on the immigration law. You can address the issues that led to the denial and reapply; in some cases, you may appeal the decision. It’s advisable to consult with an immigration attorney to explore the best course of action.

How does the priority date affect my family-based immigration application?

The priority date on your Form I-130 approval notice determines your place in line for a visa. Since the number of visas available each year for family preference categories is limited, those with earlier priority dates are considered first as visas become available.

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With more than 20 years of immigration and business immigration experience, Angela Warren has helped hundreds of individuals, families and businesses.

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At Warren Law Firm, we understand the importance of family and the desire to be together. Our team of experienced immigration attorneys is dedicated to helping families navigate the complex U.S. immigration system and obtain the necessary visas for their loved ones. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn how we can help you with your family-based immigration needs.

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