MARRIAGE-BASED IMMIGRATION

A Seasoned Marriage Immigration Lawyer Serving the Bronx, NY

A U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card) can petition for his or her spouse so they can come live in the U.S. and get a Legal Permanent Resident status. There are many aspects you must take into account when petitioning, let an experienced marriage immigration lawyer in the Bronx, NY area assist you. We have helped numerous clients in the area receive marriage based Legal Permanent Resident status, and we can help you. Get started today by calling the firm! 

The Process of Petitioning for a Marriage-Based Immigration

A U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident files a Petition for Alien Relative on behalf of the immigrating spouse with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the U.S.

If the immigrating spouse is inside the U.S., the immigrating spouse may, under certain situations, file for Adjustment of Status along with the Petition for Alien Relative. Please refer to the Adjustment of the Status page for more information.

After the Petition for Alien Relative is filed, USCIS sends a receipt confirming that they received the Petition for Alien Relative.

After a decision is made, a written notice of decision is mailed to the U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.

If USCIS approves the Petition for Alien Relative and the immigrating spouse is overseas, USCIS will send the Petition for Alien Relative to the U.S. Department of State’s National Visa Center (NVC). When an Immigrant Visa becomes available, the NVC will notify the U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident and the immigrating spouse, inviting the immigrant spouse to apply for an Immigrant Visa. Please refer to the Consular Processing page for more information.

Marriage-Based Immigration for Derivative Relatives

If the Petition for Alien Relative is filed by a U.S. citizen, a separate Petition for Alien Relative should be filed for each and every child (unmarried and under 21 years of age) of the immigrating spouse. 

 

If the Petition for Alien Relative is filed by a Legal Permanent Resident, separate Petition for Alien Relative is not required for each and every child (unmarried and under 21 years of age) of the immigrating spouse. 

 

If you have specific questions about your situation, give our marriage immigration lawyer in the Bronx, NY area a call today. Having years of experience, we will be able to assist you with your marriage-based immigration with ease. Call the Cherny Law Office P.C. today to schedule your free initial consultation! 

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