Legal Advice for Sponsoring an Immigrant — 4 results
Petitioning for, or sponsoring, an immigrant allows you to help a relative immigrate to the United States, if certain conditions are met.
Written by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK
Before DOMA, U.S. Immigration law did not allow U.S. citizens, permanent residents or non-immigrant visa holders to obtain American immigrant benefits for their same-sex spouses. Bi-... more
Written by attorney Nicklaus Misiti, about 4 years ago.
Affidavit of Support, means you accept legal responsibility for financially
supporting the sponsored immigrant(s) until they become U.S. citizens or
can be credited with 40... more
Written by attorney Aileen G. Henry, about 4 years ago.
Parents and Siblings Only US citizens may sponsor parents and siblings to come to the US. Permanent residents may not do so. Parents of US citizens are called "immediate relatives" and... more
Written by attorney Lawrence B Hunt, over 4 years ago.
An interesting article, The Affidavit of Support Creates a
Legally Enforceable Contract by the Sponsored Foreign National: Efforts
to Collect Damages as Support Obligations Against... more