Individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States may petition on behalf of immediate family members, so that the family members may also become permanent residents. If you are a United States Citizen you may petition on behalf of the following relatives: Spouse, Parent, Brother or sister, Minor child, Adult child (single or married). Lawful Permanent Residents may petition for the following relatives: Spouse, Minor child, Unmarried adult child.
Sponsorship by Lawful Permanent Residents
While the spouses, parents and minor children of United States citizens are eligible to apply for immigrant status immediately on approval, all other family members must wait until visa numbers are available. As the number of applicants each year exceeds the quotas set by Congress, many of them will have to wait several years before they can apply. To see which dates are currently processing, please check the Department of States Visa Bulletin.
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