Family & Marriage Visas

Family & Marriage Visas in Salt Lake City

Fighting to Keep Families Together in the U.S.

Applying for a family or marriage visa for you or a loved one can be stressful, especially when the process towards securing your family’s future can seem endless. That’s why Monument Immigration offers services for clients in family and marriage visas in Salt Lake City. Ourimmigration law attorney is committed to keeping families together.

Contact us online or call (801) 609-3659 for a free consultation in English or Spanish today.

The Difference between Immigrant & Non-Immigrant Visas

There are two kinds of visas you can apply for: immigrant and non-immigrant visas. Immigrant visas are for non-citizens who plan on dwelling in the United States permanently. Non-immigrant visas, meanwhile, are for foreign nationals entering the United States temporarily. If you want to apply for a family or marriage visa, you’re most likely applying for immigrant visas so your loved ones can live in the U.S. indefinitely.

We’ll Help with the Marriage Visa Process

If you are a U.S. citizen, there are two ways you can bring your foreign spouse to join you in the United States.

Immigrant visas for spouses include:

  • Immigrant visa for a spouse of a U.S. citizen
  • Non-immigrant visa for spouse

A K3 visa, or a non-immigrant visa, is a temporary visa that allows the holder who married a U.S. citizen to travel to the U.S. After travel, they may wait to process an immigrant visa so they can live permanently in the U.S. A CR1 visa, or an immigrant visa, grants the holder legal permanent resident status.

If you’re applying for a marriage visa, there are lots of documents you’ll need to fill out. Our immigration attorney can guide you step by step, up until you finally file your paperwork.

Types of Family-Based Immigrant Visas

Bringing a family member to the United States can feel rewarding, but the application process can be confusing, especially if you’re unsure of which family-based immigrant visa you qualify for. The two types of family-based immigrant visas that the U.S. government offers are immediate relative immigrant visas and family preference immigrant visas.

You may qualify for an immediate relative immigrant visa if you’re:

  • A spouse
  • An unmarried child under 21 years of age
  • A parent of a citizen who is at least 21 years of age
  • A foreign orphan legally adopted in a foreign country
  • A foreign orphan who will legally be adopted in the U.S.

If you’re not an immediate relative of the U.S. citizen, you could qualify for a family preference immigrant visa under the following:

  • Family First Preference, for unmarried children and grandchildren of U.S. citizens
  • Family Second Preference, for spouses, minors, and unmarried children over 21 of LPRs
  • Family Third Preference, for married children of U.S. citizens and their spouses and minor children
  • Family Fourth Preference, for siblings of U.S. citizens over the age of 21 and their spouses and minor children

Our family and marriage visa lawyer in Salt Lake City is experienced in handling paperwork for marriage and family visas and can help you determine which you and your family are eligible for.

Contact us online or call (801) 609-3659 for more information. We also serve clients from our offices in Las Vegas and Cottonwood Heights.

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