One of the many reasons that a family should hire a family immigration attorney from the Michigan law firm of Pastor & Deromemaj is that we can help you navigate the intimidating and often frustrating process of acquiring legal immigrant status for your family members into the United States.
If someone who is unfamiliar with the immigration process does not take the proper steps to help a family member acquire legal immigrant status in the United States, the visa application will be delayed. When you allow one of our immigration attorneys to handle your family immigration needs, you will be placing the reuniting of your family in the hands of an expert professional who is very knowledgeable and practiced.
The office of Pastor & Deromemaj has successfully helped families and individuals overcome immigration obstacles on their journey to building their new lives in the United States.
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What is The First Step To Bring A Family Member Into The United States?
The first step that a person must complete is to file an immigrant visa petition. This may seem like a basic step, but if this is completed improperly it can derail the immigration visa process of your family member. Our lawyers understand precisely what information must be provided both on and with the form. For example, the sponsor of the resident must be a permanent resident of the United States or a citizen. In addition, the sponsor must be able to provide proof that can substantiate your claim that the person you are bringing into the country is a relative and the government can determine whether that individual is an immediate relative or meets one of the family preferred categories.
Many people wait for an immigrant visa number when they do not need to wait but the reason they don’t know is because they don’t have excellent legal counsel such as that provided by our lawyers. In other situations, some families become frustrated because they check the US Visa bulletin and they don’t see their visa number. The lawyers at Pastor & Deromemaj are able to provide guidance and develop a plan of how to pursue the acquiring of an immigrant visa number.
Other challenges faced by some sponsors of immigrants is what to do if the immigrant visa number is provided while the person who is being sponsored is in the United States. Are there criteria other than family relationship such as income level that can impact the immigration process? These concerns would be addressed through the counsel provided by our family immigration attorneys. Being separated from family and loved ones can be agonizing. The need for an understanding and compassionate immigration attorney to help re-unite the family is of utmost importance.
Under the federal Immigration and Nationality Act, the number of visas allowed for immediate relatives is unlimited meaning that your member does not need to wait in line for a visa. However, there are certain limits for other family members.
Immediate relatives include:
Other family members also known as preference categories are:
The office of Pastor & Deromemaj has successfully helped families and individuals overcome numerous immigration obstacles on their journey to building their new lives in the United States. Bring your family immigration needs to our law firm and we will provide you the excellent and compassionate legal counsel that can help reunite your family as legal immigrants in the United States. Call us today for your consultation with an immigration attorney.