Salem, MA asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: My parents just migrated to US and have a green card; can they sponsor my brother as well?


I have sponsored my parents and my brother green card. My parents were able to get immigration visa and now in US with green card; however, my brother is not considered close relative, therefore, his visa can take up to 10 years; Question: can my parents sponsor him now as well as they have green card and will he get the green card faster?

Thank you in advance!

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Adan Vega
Adan Vega
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: One of your permanent resident parents can file the FORM I-130 on behalf of your brother IF he is unmarried.

If that process is possible, your brother will be classified in a different category ( F2A or F2B) than the F4 and the issuance of the immigrant visa may occur at an earlier time.

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