You are here:

Immigration Issues/4th family sponsorship category

Advertisement


Question
My brother has been living in America for 4 years and he will get the American nationality within few months.Iam asking, can he do any thing for me to immigrate to America to live and work in America permanently with my family? and what are the required papers for this,and how long will it take me to get the American immigration visa (I am from Egypt) and what are the steps that he and I should do.Thank you.

Answer
Hi,

Once your brother is a U.S. citizen, he can sponsor you (along with your family) in the 4th family sponsorship category by filing Form I-130: http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-130.pdf

Information about the family sponsorship categories is here: www.h1b1.com/sponsor.htm

Immigration Issues

All Answers


Answers by Expert:


Ask Experts

Volunteer


Ajay K. Arora

Expertise

I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

Experience

Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

Organizations
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

Education/Credentials
Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

©2016 About.com. All rights reserved.