Brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens, and their spouses and minor children, provided the U.S. citizens are at least 21 years of age.
You may file for a person in the following categories：
1). Brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens（No age limit）
2). Spouses and minor children of Brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens
The applicant shall meet the following requirements:
1). must be an adult American citizen.
2). U.S. citizens are willing to provide economic guarantee to the U.S. government to ensure the life of the beneficiary in the United States, and the applicant will not become a burden to the U.S. public.
According to Visa Bulletin For November 2019,the beneficiary should wait about 12 years.You must wait for your priority date in your immigrant visa category to become current. Your priority date is the date when the Form I-130 is properly filed (with correct fee and signature) on your behalf by your U.S. permanent resident relative.Then, the beneficiary can apply for I-485 or Consular Process.
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-bulletin/2020/visa-bulletin-for-november-2019.html (November 2019)
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-bulletin/2020/visa-bulletin-for-october-2019.html (October 2019)
BThe application process
Potential clients will receive the result in one business day.
Sign the agreement and prepare the materials.
Time for preparation: 15 days to 1 months.
Submit all the materials to USCIS.
Receive the receipt notice.
Situation 1: I-130 is approved by USCIS.
Situation 2: I-130 is denied by USCIS.
Situation 3: Request for Evidence. The response must be received by USCIS within 89 days.
Situation 1: In the United States, the clients can submit I-485 application.If the beneficiary stays in the United States, she/he should have legal status, such as H-1B, F-1 visa.
Situation 2: Outside the United States, the clients pay NVC filing fee, submit DS-260, notarization and other materials to the National Visa Center
Wait for an interview notice from USCIS(I-485) or the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou (CP). If visa is not available, the client needs to wait. Note: Please provide DS-230 and I-864.
Check-up, interview and obtain an immigration visa.
If there is an administrative process, please ask an attorney to submit an inquiry.
- I-130 Document list
2.Petitioner, U.S. citizen
1)Proof of US citizenship with copy of birth certificate
2)copy of US passport
3)copy of citizenship naturalization certificate
4)Marriage and relationship documents or A copy of any divorce decrees, death certificates, or annulment decrees if either you or your fiancé(e) have been previously married
5)Passport photos, 2″x2″ full face color
6)information changed by Petitioner, such as copies of certificates of former names
3.Proof of family relationship
2)Birth registration documents
3)Other documents for raising children: such as proof of financial support
4)if the child is born out of wedlock, the parent-child relationship documents recognized by law, such as parent-child identification report, shall be provided.
5)If the petitioner is adoptive parent, they need to provide: copies of the birth certificate of the beneficiary; proof of the death, divorce or abandonment of custody of their parents by blood
6)If the petitioner is stepparent, they need to provide: the copy of the beneficiary’s birth certificate; the adoption certificate; the court’s ruling that the legal guardianship has been for 2 years; the court’s ruling that the physical guardianship has been for 2 years.
4.If a citizen wants to apply for a green card for spouse and children of brothers and sisters,please prepare
1) notarization of marriage certificate
2) notarization of birth certificate of Brothers and sisters’ spouse and children
3) permanent-residence booklet
4) valid documents, such as copies of passports, etc.
- I-485 document list
1.certificate of non-criminal record (fill in truthfully if there is a criminal record)
2.copy of birth certificate
3.recent color photos
4.copy of passport
6.other valid documents of child(such as legal status in the United States)
7.I-693 physical examination report of child,spouse
- I-864 financial support document list
1.work certificate or income certificate of U.S. citizen
2.payroll of US citizens for the past three months
3.U.S. citizens’ tax returns for the past three years (W-2)
4.copy of SSN
5.copy of driver’s license