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GREEN CARD FOR SIBLINGS





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Green Card Benefits
Live in the USA with a Green Card as a Legal Permanent Resident With a Green Card, your brother/sister may live legally in the USA.

Work in the USA
Your brother/sister will be authorized to work legally in the USA once they approved for their Green Card.

Public Education
With a Green Card, your brother/sister will have access to free public schools in the USA, from Pre-K to High School.

University
Your brother/sister can attend public universities and may pay “in-state tuition” without the need to apply for a Student Visa. “In-state” tuition costs nearly half of what tuition for international students costs.

Social Security Number
The Green Card allows your brother/sister to get a Social Security Number.

Driver’s License
Your brother/sister is able to get a Texas Driver’s License.

Eligibility to Apply for Citizenship
After 5 years having a Green Card, your brother/sister may apply for US Citizenship.

Apply for Green Cards for other family members
People with a Green Card can apply for Green Cards for:

– A spouse, and
– Children (of any age)

People who are US Citizens can apply for Green Cards for:

– A spouse,
– Children (of any age),
– Parents, and
– Brothers and Sisters.

 

Green Card Requirements

Applying for a Green Card for your brother/sister has 2 general requirements:

You must be legally related to your brother or sister
You must both have at least one parent in common, and that parent’s name must appear on both of your birth certificates.

The US Citizen (you) must be able to financially support the brother or sister in the USA.

[Click here for more information regarding income eligibility]

Green Card Application Process
For Non-US Citizen Brother/Sister currently living in the USA

ONE-STEP PROCESS

Document Checklist for Green Card Application
When you hire our law firm, one of our immigration attorney will provide you with a tailored checklist of documents needed to prepare your brother or sister’s Green Card application.

Prepare Green Card Application
Once you provide our office with your brother/sister’s documents, we will prepare the Green Card application.

Submit your Brother/Sister’s Application
Once your sister or brother’s Green Card application is ready, we will submit your brother/sister’s application to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Work and Travel Permit
Once your brother/sister’s Green Card application has been submitted, your brother/sister will receive a work and travel permit.
With this work permit your brother or sister can get a Social Security Number and work legally in the USA while the Green Card application is pending.

Green Card Interview
The last step of the Green Card application is an interview with a USCIS officer.
The purpose of this interview is for the officer to confirm that you and your brother/sister are in fact related as brother or sister.

Prior to your sister or brother’s Green Card interview, our attorney will prepare you and your brother or sister for the interview by explaining the types of questions that may be asked, so that you can give the best truthful responses to all of the questions

Green Card Application Process
For Non-US Citizen Brother/Sister currently living outside USA

TWO-STEP PROCESS

Step 1 – I-130

Document Checklist for Step 1 of Green Card Application
When you hire our law firm, our immigration attorney will provide you with a tailored checklist of documents needed to prepare Step 1 of your brother/sister’s Green Card application.

Prepare Green Card Application
Once you provide our office with your brother/sister documents, we will prepare Step 1 of the Green Card application.

Submit Step 1 of the Green Card Application
Once your brother or sister’s Green Card application is ready, we will submit your brother/sister’s application to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Step 2 – Apply at US Embassy

Document Checklist for Step 2 of Green Card Application
Once Step 1 is approved, we will provide a tailored checklist of documents needed to prepare Step 2 of your brother/sister’s Green Card application.

Prepare Green Card Application
Once you provide our office with your brother/sister’s documents, we will prepare Step 2 of the Green Card application.

Submit Step 2 of the Green Card Application
Once your sister or brother’s Green Card application is ready, we will submit your brother/sister Green Card application to the National Visa Center (US Embassy).

Green Card Interview
The last step of the Green Card application is an interview with an officer of the US Embassy. The purpose of this interview is for the officer to confirm that you and your brother/sister are in fact related as brother and sister.

Prior to your brother or sister’s Green Card interview, our attorney will prepare you and your brother/sister for the interview by explaining the types of questions that may be asked, so that you can give the best truthful responses to all of the questions.

Green Card Approval
Your brother/sister will be notified of the approval of the Green Card during the interview. Once the Green Card is approved, your brother/sister will be able to enjoy all of the benefits of having a Green Card.

Duration and Renewal
Green Cards are generally issued for life.

The Green Card (the card itself) expires every 10 years and it is easily renewable. Note that just because the card expires it does not mean that your brother/sister have lost their right to live and work in the USA. It just means that they need to take a new picture so that a new card can be printed.

Start your Green Cards For Siblings process today using the simple form on the right or calling (210) 858-9681