If you hold a green card, chances are you still have connections in your home country. You may have left behind parents, siblings, old friends and schoolmates with whom you keep in regular contact. However, if you are missing that one special person, you may have decided the time is right to get married and start your life together here in the United States. There is probably no reason to rush the wedding date since obtaining a green card for a potential spouse can be a very long, complicated process.
Bringing a loved one to join you in the U.S. as a citizen or permanent resident is not always an easy task. A family immigration attorney can help you navigate the often confusing application process. Be prepared to discuss and document the following criteria.