Gulf Coast Immigrationoffers services toforeign investors, executives, managers, professionals, and other workers and their family memberswith the preparation of various family-based immigrant visa (Green Card) petitions and applications, both through adjustment of status (I-485) and consular processing. GCI also guides and coordinates its clients responses to USCIS Requests for Evidence.
n conjunction with permanent residence petition and application, the GCI provides legal services for individuals with the Grounds of Inadmissibility in order to overcome their inadmissibility through comprehensive I-601 extreme hardship waiver process.
To be eligible to apply for an immigrant visa, foreign nationals should be sponsored by a U.S. citizen relative(s), U.S. lawful permanent resident, or by a prospective employer. There are two groups of family based immigrant visa categories – immediate relatives and family preference categories – under the provisions of United States immigration law
Immediate Relative Immigrant Visas (Unlimited) are based on a close family relationship with a U.S. citizen described as an Immediate Relative. The number of immigrants in these categories is not limited each fiscal year. Immediate relative visa types include:
Family Preference Immigrant Visas (Limited) are for more distant family relationships with a U.S. citizen and some specified relationships with a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR). There are fiscal year numerical limitations of 226,000 on family preference immigrants.
Please Contact GCI for more information on family-based immigrant visas.