US Family Sponsorship Immigration News

The latest news from the USCIS about family based immigration to the US, including sponsorship and family reunification programs green cards or citizenship for spouses, children, parents and other extended family. For more information on the immigration process and requirements for family immigration visas to the US, visit our section on the Family based petitions.

What is Birthright Citizenship in America?

September 12, 2018 / /

Birthright citizenship is a term that comes into the media light every year. The term has been on the headlines a lot recently due to the current White House situation. President Donald Trump proposed in his immigration plan to stop automatically giving citizenship to most people born in the US. Although many people agreed with […]

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How To Bring an Adopted Child to the US: Immigration Through Adoption

August 21, 2018 / /

Thousands of US citizens adopt children from other countries but many people don’t understand the process these people have to do to bring the children into the US. Intercountry adoption is defined as the adoption of a child born in one country by an adoptive parent living in another country. US Immigration plays a key […]

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Top 10 Things To Do Before Applying for US Spousal Sponsorship

October 23, 2017 / /

Certain rules in the United States allow permanent residents applying for citizenship through marriage to become naturalized in about three years. The majority of permanent residents must live in the United States for a minimum of five years before applying for citizenship. However, the spouse of a United States citizen who resides in the United […]

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How to Sponsor a Spouse to the United States

May 21, 2013 / /

One of the most popular ways of immigrating to the United States is through marriage to an American citizen or American permanent resident (green card holder). When you marry a United States citizen or green card holder, they are able to sponsor you to come to the United States as a permanent resident yourself. However, […]

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How To Sponsor Family to the USA

October 14, 2012 /

Did you know that if you are a United States citizen or green card holder (lawful permanent resident of the United States), they can sponsor you or their other family members to the US? Spousal Sponsorship in the USA In order to sponsor someone to the United States, the sponsor must be either a United […]

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Waiting Period for a US Spousal Visa to Process

May 11, 2012 / /

As a United States permanent resident, you can petition your spouse to immigrate to the United States. While your spouse can be eligible for a green card through you, the process will often take time before your immediate family member can actually obtain a U.S. permanent resident visa. A green card holder is the name […]

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