New York City Immigration Firm Keeps Families Together
Dedicated attorneys provide family-based and special immigration advice
When family members living abroad wish to be reunited in the United States, an experienced immigration attorney offers the best chance to achieve that goal. At the Law Offices of Allen E. Kaye and Associates, P.C., in New York City, we draw on more than three decades of experience helping U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents to sponsor family members who are foreign nationals so that they can live permanently here in the United States. When we assist you in a family-based immigration matter, we will help you file a petition with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and guide you through the process of bringing loved ones here.
Experienced firm helps immigrants obtain lawful residence
If you or your family member wishes to establish lawful residence in the United States, we can assist you through the process. There are many options available to obtain residency, including:
- Consular processing and adjustment of status — The most common path to obtaining permanent residence, or a green card, is through consular processing. The application for an immigrant visa goes through the U.S. embassy or consular office in the foreign country the person resides in. If the individual is a temporary visitor and is already in the United States, they may be able to adjust their immigration status to that of a permanent resident.
- Fiancé(e) petitions — If you are engaged to someone who is not a permanent resident and want to bring them to this country, you can seek a K-1 visa by filing a Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) with USCIS, and you must show that you intend to marry within 90 days of your fiancé(e) being admitted as a K-1 nonimmigrant. You can also use the same petition for a spouse and their children to come here to apply for permanent resident status.
- Petition for alien relative — You can file Form I-130, also known as a Petition for Alien Relative, if you are a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident and need to establish your relationship to an alien relative who wants to immigrate to the United States. This is the first step to establishing residency, as family members who are eligible must wait until there is an available visa number before applying to become a permanent resident.
If your application to register for permanent residence or to adjust status is pending, you can file for advance parole to re-enter the United States without having to apply for a visa. Whether you are currently residing in the United States or not, we can assist you with the necessary applications and paperwork to clear your path to permanent residency.
Knowledgeable immigration firm aids battered family members with self-petitions
If you are living in the United States and are being abused by a family member who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, there is an option for you to leave the home and legally stay in the country without your abuser having any knowledge of it. As a battered spouse, child, or parent, you have the ability to file an immigrant visa petition to seek both independence and safety somewhere far away from your abuser. These matters are sensitive, and if you are going through this difficult situation, you want an attorney who will exercise discretion. We have the resources and means to provide you with effective representation and legal advice to get you out of the dangerous environment as quickly as possible.
Contact an experienced attorney for a family-based immigration consultation
Whether you want to establish permanent residency or are trying to help a family member move here permanently, the Law Offices of Allen E. Kaye and Associates, P.C., in New York City, can assist you through every step of the process. Please call 646-690-2296 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation.
Our firm is made up of several attorneys, paralegals and immigration process specialists ready to communicate with clients in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish and other languages.