Family Preference Visa

Family Preference Visa Attorney in Cupertino

Helping Clients with Family-Based Petitions

Do you have a family member who is a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States? They may be able to sponsor you to help you gain entry into the country. With the assistance of our knowledgeable Cupertino family preference visa attorney, you can navigate your immigration process with a greater level of ease and confidence. Attorney Widman is here to provide skilled guidance every step of the way.


Contact the Law Offices of Timothy D. Widman online or call (408) 780-1684 for assistance with the paperwork and procedures associated with family preference visas.


Categories of Family Preference Visas

The exact process you use to obtain a family-based green card will depend on your current location. If you are in the U.S. lawfully, you will need to adjust your status to permanent residence, which you can do without leaving the country. If you are not yet in the U.S., you will need to apply for an immigrant visa through consular processing, and you will present this visa at a U.S. port of entry. If CBP allows you into the U.S., you will receive your green card in the mail.

There are four categories that family members fall into, based on the immigration laws of the United States.

The four preference categories include:

  1. Adult (21 and older) unmarried children of U.S. citizens.
  2. Spouses and unmarried children of lawful permanent residents. Children under 21 have a higher preference within this category than those who are 21 or older.
  3. Married children of U.S. citizens.
  4. Siblings of U.S. citizens (citizens must be 21 or older).

Call to Schedule Your Consultation

At the Law Offices of Timothy D. Widman, our Cupertino family preference visa attorney can help you navigate every step of this process. Many law firms pass clients from assistant to paralegal and back again, but you can count on consistent, one-on-one attention from your attorney when you bring your case to our firm.

With more than 20 years of experience, our attorney can help you maximize the chances of getting approved for a visa. He stays up to date on constantly changing immigration laws in order to provide the most effective counsel possible.

Get started on your case by contacting us online or calling (408) 780-1684 today. We can begin with a confidential case evaluation.

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Results that Speak for Themselves

  • Contributed numerous hours of pro bono services to local, community-based organizations
  • Persuaded U.S. Department of State to withdraw its finding of inadmissibility
  • Persuaded USCIS to retract notice of rescission of adjustment of status and to approve related citizenship application
  • Secured certification of helpfulness to law enforcement for U visa petitioner
  • Secured multiple grants of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Secured post-conviction relief in state court which became basis for successfully terminating removal proceedings.
  • Successfully moved to reopen (Form I-290B) USCIS denial of application of Form I-485
  • Successfully obtained approval of employment-based adjustment of status application under AC21
  • Successfully obtained H-1B petition approval for change of employer and extension of status under AC21
  • Successfully obtained I-601 waivers of inadmissibility
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