Family Based Petitions

Family Based Petitions

Charlotte, NC & Charleston, SC Immigration Lawyers Working to Protect Your Rights

The Immigration Law Offices of Goehring & Strang handles immigration and naturalization cases for clients in Charlotte, NC; Charleston, SC and the surrounding communities in the Carolinas. We understand how to protect your future and your dreams. Our representation is designed to target individual needs. If you are looking to unite your family through immigration, let our Charlotte immigration lawyers help you reach your goals. We understand how every case has unique needs, and we’re here to answer your questions and provide the counsel you need concerning a Family Based Petitions.

Can I File an Immigrant Petition for My Loved One?

The immigration system will allow a U.S. citizen to file an immigration petition for his / her:

  • Parent
  • Sibling
  • Married adult child
  • Spouse
  • Unmarried adult child or minor child
  • Fiance / fiancee

The immigration system also allows for green card holders or “lawful permanent residents” to file immigration petitions for some family members, but there are restrictions.

United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) allows lawful permanent residents / green card holders petition for:

  • Spouse
  • Unmarried adult child
  • Minor child

Does USCIS Recognize Adoptive / “Step” Family Members?

Yes—however, there are certain limitations. Our attorneys can explain these restrictions and answer your questions about the process of petitioning for an adopted or step family member. We take a personal approach to representation and work tirelessly to bring your family together and to protect your immigration rights. There are many ways The Immigration Law Offices of Goehring & Strang can help you and assist you in this process. We encourage you to call us today to find out more about how a Charlotte immigration attorney from our office can work with you and benefit your case.

Call The Immigration Law Offices of Goehring & Strang for a consultation. Call today to speak with a caring representative about your family-based immigration case.  We have two office locations to better serve you:  Charlotte, NC (980) 221-1332 and Charleston, SC (843) 640-0070.