One of the common and easiest way to obtain a permanent resident legal status in the U.S is through a family member. To apply for residency through a family member, you must be eligible under one of the categories listed below.

Immediate relative of a U.S. Citizen:

  • Spouse of a U.S. Citizen
  • Unmarried child under the age of 21 of a U.S. Citizen
  • Parent of a U.S. Citizen who is at least 21 years old

Other relative of a U.S. Citizen or relative of a lawful permanent resident under the family-based preference categories:

Family member of a U.S. citizen, meaning you are the:

  • Unmarried son or daughter of a U.S. citizen and you are 21 years old or older
  • Married son or daughter of a U.S. citizen
  • Brother or sister of a U.S. citizen who is at least 21 years old

Family member of a lawful permanent resident, meaning you are the:

  • Spouse of a lawful permanent resident
  • Unmarried child under the age of 21 of a lawful permanent resident
  • Unmarried son or daughter of a lawful permanent resident 21 years old or older

Fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen or the fiancé(e)’s child:

  • Person admitted to the U.S. as a fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen (K-1 nonimmigrant)
  • Person admitted to the U.S. as the child of a fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen (K-2 nonimmigrant)

Widow(er) of a U.S. Citizen:

  • Widow or widower of a U.S. citizen and you were married to your U.S. citizen spouse at the time your spouse’s death.

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