United States Citizen’s:

U.S. Citizen can petition certain family members to either obtain a green card, fiance visa, or a K-3/K-4 Visa:

 

1. Permanent Residence: U.S. Citizens may petition for the following: spouse, children who are unmarried and under twenty-one, as well as children who are married and/or over twenty-one, parents (only if you are over twenty-one), and siblings (only if you are over twenty-one).

USCIS link: http://www.uscis.gov/family/family-us-citizens

Español: https://www.uscis.gov/es/familia/familiares-de-ciudadanos-estadounidenses

 

Guide for US Citizens: http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Resources/A1en.pdf

Guia para Ciudadanos: https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/article/A1esp.pdf

 

I-130, Petition for Alien Relative: http://www.uscis.gov/i-130

I-130, Petición de Familiar Extranjero: https://www.uscis.gov/es/formularios/i-130

 

I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status: http://www.uscis.gov/i-485

I-485, Solicitud de Registro de Residencia Permanente o Ajuste de Estatus: https://www.uscis.gov/es/formularios/i-485

 

I-864, Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the Act: http://www.uscis.gov/i-864

I-864, Declaración jurada de patrocinio económico bajo la sección 213A de la ley: https://www.uscis.gov/es/formularios/i-864

 

 

2. Fiancè(e) Visa:  U.S. Citizens may petition for a Fiance residing outside the United States and children of fiancè(e) under twenty-one.

USCIS link: http://www.uscis.gov/family/family-us-citizens

Español: https://www.uscis.gov/es/familia/familiares-de-ciudadanos-estadounidenses

 

Guide for US Citizens: http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Resources/A2en.pdf

Guia para Ciudadanos: https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/article/A1esp.pdf

 

I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancè(e): http://www.uscis.gov/i-129f

I-129F, Petición para prometido o prometida extranjero(a): https://www.uscis.gov/es/formularios/i-129f

 

 

3. K-3/K-4 Nonimmigrant Visa: U.S. Citizens may petition for the following: Spouse and unmarried children under twenty-one of spouse.

USCIS link: http://www.uscis.gov/family/family-us-citizens

Español: https://www.uscis.gov/es/familia/familiares-de-ciudadanos-estadounidenses

 

Guide for U.S. Citizens: http://www.uscis.gov/family/family-us-citizens/k3-k4-visa/k-3k-4-nonimmigrant-visas

Gui para Ciudadanos: https://www.uscis.gov/es/familia/familiares-de-ciudadanos-estadounidenses/visas-de-no-inmigrantes-k3-y-k4

 

I-129F, Petiton for Alien Fiancè(e): http://www.uscis.gov/i-129f

I-129F, Petición para prometido o prometida extranjero(a): https://www.uscis.gov/es/formularios/i-129f

 

I-130, Petition for Alien Relative: http://www.uscis.gov/i-130

I-130, Petición de Familiar Extranjero: https://www.uscis.gov/es/formularios/i-130

 

 

 

United States Permanent Residents:

Can petition for certain family members (Spouse and unmarried children) to immigrate to the United States as permanent residents.

USCIS Link: http://www.uscis.gov/family/family-green-card-holders-permanent-residents

Familiares de Residentes Permanentes: https://www.uscis.gov/es/familia/familiares-de-residentes-permanentes

 

I-130, Petition for Alien Relative: http://www.uscis.gov/i-130

I-130, Petición de Familiar Extranjero: https://www.uscis.gov/es/formularios/i-130

 

VISA Availabiliy and Priority Dates: http://www.uscis.gov/green-card/green-card-processes-and-procedures/visa-availability-and-priority-dates

 

Visa Bulletin: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin.html