Family Preference Categories

August 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Family Preference categories are available for specific, more distant, family relationships with a U.S. citizen and some specified relationships with a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR). Congress has provided for fiscal year numerical limitations on [...]

Immediate Relative Immigrant Visa Categories

August 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Immediate relative (IR) visa types are based on a immediate family relationship with a United States citizen. These categories all fall within the Immediate Relative (IR) designation, for which there is currently no limit [...]

Validity of Foreign Marriages

July 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

One may normally presume the validity of a marriage upon presentation of a marriage certificate, duly certified by the custodian of the official record. As a general rule, the validity of a marriage is [...]