Family Immigration in Houston, TX
Houston Immigration Attorney Preserving Your Strongest Bonds
At The Modi Law Firm, we believe that families should not be kept apart
from one another because of national borders. We help our clients find
the right process to reunite them with their family members and provide
the legal documentation to keep them together.
immigration law is complex and requires the help of a knowledgeable immigration attorney.
Attorney Susham M. Modi assists U.S. citizens with preparing the documentation
to bring their family members over on extended visas and
green cards throughout Houston.
Family Members of U.S. Citizens
If you have immigrated from another country, obtained United States citizenship,
and now wish to do the same for your family members, our firm is here
to help. It is important to remember that the process may be different
for them because of your permanent legal status in the country. Under
special circumstances, United States citizens are able to petition for
the permanent residency of their family members and initiate the process
for their citizenship.
Family members eligible for such petitions include:
Depending on the nature of the familial relationship, there are several
types of family visas available to begin this process. Immediate relatives
eligible for these visas include children who are under the age of 21,
parents, and spouses.
The list for visas according to immediate relative is as follows:
FB-1 First Preference, for unmarried sons and daughters
FB-2 Third Preference, for married sons and daughters
FB-4 Fourth Preference, for siblings
K-1 Fiancée Visas, for fiancées of United States citizens
K-3 Visas, for spouses of United States citizens
Family Members of Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders)
Even if you have yet to receive
citizenship and are still under the status of a non-citizen permanent resident, there
are still options to help your family members gain legal documentation as well.
The list is different for the types of visas:
FB-2A Second Preference, for spouses and unmarried children
FB-2B Second Preference, for adult children
V Visas, for spouses or children
There many other types of visas you can apply for as a citizen or permanent
resident for your family members. Find out more about the process by
contacting our Houston immigration lawyer today.