How long does it take to petition a sibling to the US?

How long does it take to petition a sibling to the US?

This usually takes somewhere between 2 to 5 years. But the waiting time may further extend in some cases. You may be asked to wait until the priority date and the visa bulletin dates become current.

How much does it cost to petition a sibling?

$535. You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check, or cashier’s check. When filing at a USCIS Lockbox facility, you may also pay by credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions.

Can I petition my sister and her family?

Yes. You may petition for your married sister and her family on Form I-130. Her husband and unmarried children under 21 years of age may immigrate with her.

Can a US citizen petition a minor sibling?

Generally, U.S. citizens or permanent residents file an immigrant visa petition on behalf of a close relative. US citizens can sponsor their parents, spouse, sons and daughters (minors and adults, unmarried or married), and siblings.

How long does it take to sponsor sibling in USA?

As a US citizen, you can sponsor your sister for green card to come to the United States. To do this, you will file a Form I-130 petition for alien relative with CIS. The petition is under Family Fourth Preference category [sibling of US citizen] and it takes about 12 years to be approved.

How long does it take to petition for US citizens parents?

The petition for the parents will take about six months because they are immediate relatives. The sister’s petition will take about twelve years.

How your US citizen can sponsor parent?

Submit the interest to sponsor form. The first step to sponsor your parents or grandparents is filling out the interest to sponsor form.

  • Get an invitation to apply. We randomly select and invite potential sponsors to apply to sponsor their parents and grandparents.
  • Get the application package.
  • Pay your application fees.
  • Submit your application.