FAMILY-SPONSORED PERMANENT RESIDENCE
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FAMILY-SPONSORED PERMANENT RESIDENCE

A U.S. citizen, and in some instances a U.S. permanent resident, may petition (sponsor) a family member to immigrate to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident either through consular processing or adjustment of status. Immediate Relatives: The U.S. immigration laws give special consideration to the following types of immediate relatives to a U.S. citizen,…