Chicago Family Immigration Lawyer
Keep Your Family United
The reunification of families in the United States is one of the most important goals of U.S. immigration. However, the immigration process is complex and constantly changing. Our family immigration attorneys in Chicago understand the importance of family unification and that family-based immigration cases are some of the most impactful in the pursuit of immigration goals.
Our Experienced Chicago Family Immigration Attorneys Can Help
Attempting to keep your family united or to bring a family member to the United States without proper guidance is a challenging task. Retaining one of our lawyers will allow you to bring your family together and fight any potential threats to your family’s future in the U.S. Borjas Law Group, LLC. has the experience and knowledge to provide successful legal advocacy. We can help you and your loved ones accomplish your immigration goals in the U.S.
Keep your family together by choosing Borjas Law Group, LLC for reliable advice. Contact a Chicago family immigration lawyer online or at (312) 698-9066 to schedule a consultation.
Our Immigration Services for Families
Borjas Law Group is a Chicago immigration law firm with a reputation for committed and trustworthy representation. We are experienced in a variety of family-based immigration cases. Delivering outstanding client services and achieving your immigration goals is our priority.
We help clients with family-based immigration cases, such as:
- Adjustment of status to permanent resident
- Form I-601, Extreme Hardship Waiver (“hardship waiver”) for grounds of inadmissibility including certain crimes, fraud or misrepresentation, and unlawful presence
- Form I-601A, Provisional Waiver of Inadmissibility for Unlawful Presence
- Applications for Employment Authorization Document (I-765), Advance Parole (I-131), and Re-entry Permits (I-131)
- Form I-212, Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission to the United States for previously removed (deported) applicants from the United States
- Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence
- Immigrant visas for permanent resident status (“green card”)
- K-1 fiancé/fiancée visas and subsequent adjustment of status to permanent resident (“green card”)
- Motions and appeals to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Administrative Appeals Office, and other United States government agencies
- Parole-in-Place for spouses, children, and parents of United States military personnel
- Responses to Requests for Evidence (RFE) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID) for pending cases
- Self-petitions for victims of domestic violence under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
Can I Sponsor a Family Member for Immigration?
If you were born in the U.S. or if you are a naturalized U.S. citizen and have relatives who were born in a foreign country, you may be able to help them obtain a green card (permanent residence). Relatives that are eligible by petition are spouses, unmarried children, and other family members.
Our family immigration attorney in Chicago has the knowledge and experience to help you through these matters.
How To File For Citizenship For a Family Member
To file for citizenship for a family member, follow these general steps:
- Ensure that your loved one qualifies: Typically, this includes being a lawful permanent resident (green card holder), having a qualifying period of continuous residence and physical presence in the United States, and meeting other eligibility criteria such as being at least 18 years old.
- Gather necessary documents: This may include proof of your family member's lawful permanent resident status, their birth certificate, marriage certificate (if applicable), and more.
- Complete the Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, accurately and completely.
- Pay the filing fee: Check the USCIS website or consult with an immigration attorney to determine the current fee.
- Submit the application to the appropriate USCIS service center. Keep copies for own records.
- Attend biometrics appointment.
- Attend the USCIS interview: Your loved one may be required to take an English and civics test unless they qualify for an exemption.
- Receive the decision: USCIS will notify your family member of their citizenship application decision. If approved, they will receive a notice to take the Oath of Allegiance, typically at a naturalization ceremony.
Helping Families Stay Together in the U.S.
We understand that family-based immigration processes can be extremely confusing and complex. We want to ease your burden by providing thorough representation and by maintaining close communication with you every step of the way.