Family-Based Immigration Attorney
Family-Based Immigration Services with JLB Law Group
Immigration forms can be confusing, and participating in interviews can be intimidating, especially when there are language or cultural barriers. The Law Office of Jennifer L. Bennett can help families navigate the world of US Immigration Law, providing you and your loved ones with your best chance at staying together in the US.
Frequently asked questions
What is a Family-Based Visa?
An immediate relative includes a spouse, minor child, or a parent of an adult US citizen. A family preference relationship includes a broader reach to include adult or married children over the age of 21 and their spouses and minor children, as well as siblings even
Which Relatives Can I Sponsor?
Family-based immigration accounts for nearly 65% of all immigration to the United States. In most cases, an individual citizen or LPR sponsors 3.5 immigrants. The majority of these visas are awarded to immediate family members. However, at least 40% annually are awarded to family preference applicants.
Minor Children (under 21 and unmarried)
Adult/Married Children and Their Families
Family-Based Visa Wait Times
The wait times to receive a family-based visa vary depending on circumstance. Immediate family petitions generally do not have a waiting period. The processing time to receive approval for USCIS is about one or two years depending on location, timing, and other factors.
How We Have Helped Families Get Their Visas
Meet the Team
Jennifer L. Bennett
Attorney at Law
General Legal Services
In addition to our expertise in immigration and family services, we are also available to work
with you on additional general legal services offered on a case-by-case basis.