How Do I Get A Green Card for My Parents?
A common question that many immigrants want to know is “Can I help my parents immigrate to the United States?” The simple answer is yes, the USCIS has always had an interest in keeping families together. However, in order to help your parents immigrate to the United States, you’ll need to meet three basic requirements:
One of the great reasons for green card holders to get U.S. citizenship is that they can use that status to help their parents get green cards in the United States.
Three Basic Requirements
- The first requirement is that you have to be a U.S. citizen. Permanent residents or green card holders cannot help their parents immigrate to the United States.
- The second requirement is that you have to be twenty-one years old to help your parents immigrate.
- The third requirement is that you will need to have supporting evidence that your parents actually are your parents.
What this means is that you’ll have to piece together birth certificates, naturalization certificates, marriage certificates or any other documents to show that you and your parents are legally related.
Not A U.S. Citizen Yet?
Are you a permanent resident, but don’t have citizenship yet? Helping your parents get green cards is an excellent reason to take the next step and become a U.S. citizen. Make sure you qualify and get started completing your paperwork now. Remember, you can start helping your parents immigrate today!