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Obtaining a Green Card through Relatives is one possible option for individuals who have close relatives or family members in the United States. Family members may be eligible to apply for permanent residence (Green Card) if the sponsoring relative is a United States citizen. The process of completing and submitting an application for a Green Card for your relatives can be both costly and confusing. The Green Card through Relatives Application Guide makes the application process easy to understand. This is a step-by-step guide to help you file your Family-Based Green Card application as efficiently and quickly as possible.

You may submit an application for a Green Card if you have a close family member who is a United States citizen by birth or through naturalization.

The family member who will sponsor you for a Green Card can be your:

  • Husband or wife (please refer to our Green Card through Marriage application)
  • Widow or widower of a U.S. citizen
  • Brother or sister (including half-brothers and half-sisters)
  • Son or daughter (including illegitimate children)
  • Stepson or stepdaughter
  • Stepparent of a U.S. citizen child
  • Adopted son or daughter
  • Adopted parent (please refer to our Green Card through Adoption section)
  • Father or mother
  • Battered or abused spouse or child






CLICK HERE to download the Green Card through Relatives and Family Members Application. Instructions and Application Forms Included.

The Green Card Through Relatives Application Guide:

  • Green Card through Relatives overview
  • Application procedures when the sponsoring relative is a U.S. citizen
  • Application procedures when the sponsoring relative is a Green Card holder
  • How to file the petition and the application
  • Interviews and appeals
  • How to submit the application at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad
  • How to submit the application at a USCIS office in the United States
  • How to apply for a temporary work authorization to allow employment while the application is processed
  • Green Card Relatives Document Checklist
  • List of all USCIS (formerly INS) offices nationwide
  • List of United States Embassies and Consulates
  • FREE Green Card for Family Members and Relatives Application Forms


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