How I can get green card through my brother?

Asked about 2 years ago - Austin, TX

I am PhD student, and I have J1 visa. I want to get green card becase my brother has green card and he lived in the USA since 1999.So, I want to know if I can get green card through my bother.Thanks

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Karen-Lee Pollak

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Only once he becomes a citizen can he sponsor you and hten it will take 10 years at least

  3. Myron Russell Morales


    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . Yes, he will have to naturalize first. Once he sponsors you, the wait will be many years. You should consider Outstanding Researcher or Advanded Degree Professional categories once you have a job in your field.

  4. Robert F. Loughran

    Contributor Level 3


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    Answered . We would be happy to assist you with this immigration matter. Please contact us directly at (512) 852-4116 to set up a consultation.

  5. David N Shomloo

    Contributor Level 12


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    Answered . Your brother must be a US citizen to apply for you and then it will take over 10 years for a visa to become available. Good luck!

    The Law Office of David N. Shomloo, LLC. David N. Shomloo, Esq. Immigration/Criminal practice 222 N W Davis st.... more

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