Pursuing an Immediate Relative Visa for Your Loved One in Cupertino
Experienced Guidance for Families in Santa Clara County
Many laws have been passed in the United States that allow citizens to
sponsor their immediate relatives in the pursuit of a visa. Unlike other
family-based immigrants, the immediate relatives of U.S. citizens don’t
need to wait for a visa to become available before they can apply.
Our Cupertino immediate relative visa attorney has
more than 20 years of experience helping clients navigation complex immigration processes. He fully customizes
each client’s legal strategy to meet their unique needs, and you
can count on him to provide the honest, insightful counsel you need.
If you are hoping to get an immediate relative visa for your loved one, call
(408) 780-1684 or
contact us online to schedule your initial consultation with our attorney today.
Qualifications for an Immediate Relative Visa
Under U.S. immigration law, “immediate relatives” refer to
specific familial relationships with U.S. citizens.
A U.S. citizen can petition for an immediate relative visa on behalf of their:
- Unmarried child under 21 years old; or
- Parent (if the U.S. citizen is 21 years old or older).
If they are already living in the United States lawfully, immediate relatives can
adjust their status to permanent residence once USCIS approves the petition filed by the U.S.
citizen. If the immediate relative is living outside of the United States,
the application will be filed through