Immigrating to the United States by marriage
Immigration through marriage is called spousal sponsorship. The United States allows United States citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their foreign spouses to come to the United States as permanent residents. This can be an extremely worthwhile application for married couples.
However, there are also a few things that you need to be aware of if you are planning on immigrating to the United States via spousal sponsorship or you are planning on sponsoring a spouse. For one, this is a very difficult application to undertake and the process can be complex and long-term.
There are also two different ways of applying to immigrate to the United States as a United States citizen spouse.
How to immigrate to the United States by marriage
Method 1: If the foreign spouse is already in the United States and is married to a United States citizen, they can apply for an Adjustment of Status. This is for individuals who are already in the United States and have legal status such as those on work permits, visitors or students. They can fill out an Adjustment of Status (AOS) application as well as the other standard spousal sponsorship forms. Please note that the applicant cannot leave the United States while their application to adjust their status is in process unless they apply for advance permission first.
Method 2: This is for applicants who live outside of the United States, where they will usually remain while their application is being processed. This is done through the United States consulate in their home country.
Are you someone who wants to sponsor your spouse to the United States, or a foreign national who has married a United States citizen and wishes to immigrate to the United States? We can help you! Give us a call at the number above to speak with a licensed immigration attorney.
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