Immigration Through Parent or Sibling Lawyer | Serving Wellesley, MA
If you have a parent or sibling who is a legal permanent resident or US citizen, your relative may be able to petition for you to immigrate. However, before someone files a petition on your behalf talk with a Wellesley attorney experienced with handling immigration applications for legal advice and guidance through the process.
Immigration through a parent or sibling can be complicated. In general, to be eligible to bring your brother or sister to live in the United States, you must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years of age. Permanent residents cannot petition for their siblings under current law. A US citizen parent may petition for a child of any age and a permanent resident parent can do so if the child is under 21 or if the child is still unmarried and over 21 years old.
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