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Family-Based Immigration Attorney in Greenbelt, Maryland

Our attorney, Nji Anyere, Esq., immigrated to the United States with a family resident visa. If you're looking to become a lawful permanent resident through family-based immigration, who better to represent you in the process than a legal advocate who has been in your shoes?

At The Anyere Law Firm, LLC, we proudly assist individuals and families navigating the complexities of securing family-based immigrant visas. Schedule a free initial consultation with us today to start discussing if you are eligible to permanently live and work in the United States. We serve those in Greenbelt, Silver Spring, Columbia, and Gaithersburg, Maryland.

What is Family-Based Immigration?

If you are seeking lawful permanent resident status in the United States, or you are a current U.S. citizen or lawful resident who is hoping to help a family member immigrate, talk to an attorney today to discuss whether pursuing a family-based immigrant visa is a viable option.

Determining Eligibility

In order to apply for a family-based immigrant visa as a foreign citizen, you must be sponsored by an immediate relative who is:

  • At least 21 years of age, and;

  • Either a U.S. citizen or a U.S. lawful permanent resident

Once you have determined your eligibility to receive or give sponsorship, you must consider which kind of family-based immigrant visa best fits your family's specific situation.

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Family-Based Immigrant Visas

There are two kinds of family-based immigrant visas: immediate relative visas and family preference visas.

Immediate relative visas are reserved for applicants who have close familial relationships with U.S. citizens. If your spouse, parent, or child is currently a citizen of the United States, consider an immediate relative visa. There is no annual limit to the number of immigrants who can be granted residency in the immediate relative category.

Family preference visas are right for applicants with specific, more distant familial relationships to U.S. citizens or U.S. green card holders. Only a certain number of immigrants in the family preference category are granted residency in the United States each year.

If you are a U.S. citizen or green card holder, you may be wondering which members of your family you are able to sponsor for permanent residency. As a citizen, you can file an immigrant visa petition for your spouse, son, daughter, brother, sister, or parent. As a green card holder, you are only able to file a petition for your spouse or unmarried son or daughter.

While securing a family-based immigrant visa may seem simple, the process can be complex and obstacles can arise. Let our firm minimize the frustrations you may face along the way.

Let's Discuss Family-Based Immigration

Put your future in the hands of an experienced attorney who genuinely cares about each and every client who comes through his door. At The Anyere Law Firm, LLC, we're passionate about helping people realize their dreams of becoming permanent residents and citizens of the United States. Tell us your story—we're here to listen, advise, and guide you forward.

If you're interested in learning more about family-based immigration, reach out for a free 30-minute consultation with us in Greenbelt, Maryland, today. We serve the surrounding areas of Silver Spring, Columbia, and Gaithersburg. In addition to our family-based immigration services, we provide skilled guidance to those pursuing citizenship through naturalization, facing deportation, or seeking asylum.

Family-Based Immigration Attorney in Greenbelt, Maryland

Is an immediate relative visa or family preference visa right for you or your loved one to pursue residency in the United States? Find out today—set up a free 30-minute meeting with our attorney if you're ready to start pursuing the future you deserve.