Tag Archives: Consular Processing

Family-Based Green Card Petitions For Non Immediate Family Members And A Priority Date That Is Not Current

U.S. citizens sponsoring a foreign spouse, parent, or unmarried child under 21 usually get green cards approved because the beneficiaries are classified as immediate relatives and their Priority Dates are always current. But what happens when you are sponsoring other family members? In addition to the aforementioned immediate relatives, U.S. citizens can also sponsor siblings […]

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Changes to Consular Fees Effective September 2014

On September 12, 2014, the Department of State adjusted fees for various consular services – with some fees increasing and others decreasing. Some of the more common fees being affected include:   Immediate relative (family-based) application fee: Increase from $230 to $325 Employment-based application fee: Decrease from $405 to $345 Affidavit of support fee: Increase […]

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| Posted in E-2, Fiance Visa, Green Card, U.S. Immigration, Uncategorized |