Family Green Card

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Application Package $195 + USCIS filing fees.
Fees associated with applying for Family Green Card using FileRight. FileRight application package preparation fee starting at $195, Government Filing Fee $535, Biometrics Fee (if applicable) $85.
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Family Green Card Form I-130 & I-485

Who can apply for a Family Green Card using Form I-130?

Both U.S. citizens and Green Card holders use Form I-130 to petition for qualified relatives to receive legal permanent residency (LPR) status.

U.S.citizen qualified relatives are:

  • Husband and wife
  • Biological parents, step-parents and adoptive parents
  • Brothers and sisters, adopted siblings, step-siblings and half siblings
  • Unmarried or married sons and daughters under the age of 21
  • Unmarried children or married children over the age of 21

Preference of these qualified relatives is given to immediate relatives with spouses and children at the top of the list.

LPR qualified relatives are:

  • Husbands and wives
  • Unmarried sons and daughters under the age of 21
  • Unmarried sons and daughters over the age of 21

Things to remember when completing Form I-130:

  • Answer all questions fully and honestly
  • Provide supporting evidence for your claims about yourself and your family member.
  • Include your form of payment with your application.
  • Sign your petition

What happens after I submit my petition?:

Once USCIS receives your Form I-130, the agency processes the application. USCIS will then send you:

  • A confirmation receipt notice of your petition
  • A notice of a biometrics appointment date;
  • An interview appointment date may be scheduled; and
  • A written notice or decision. Normally, when the USCIS approves the petition, the agency sends it to the U.S. Department of State’s National Visa Center (NVC).

When a visa is available, the NVC notifies both your and your relative of the invitation to apply for an immigrant visa. The invitation extends to qualifying dependents as well.

  • When the time comes for the relative to immigrate, the petitioner must agree to be his or her financial sponsor by filing You’ll file Form I-864, Affidavit of Support when the time comes for your relative to immigrate. The form states your commitment of financial support to your immigrating relative

USCIS Filing fees for Petition for Alien Relative (Form I-130)

FileRight application package preparation fee is $195.

USCIS filing fees to file Form I-130 is $535.

USCIS biometric services for your application, if required is $85.

USCIS won’t refund your money, even if your application is denied. We’ll help ensure your application is correct and complete.

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