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FAMILY VISAS                                                                                            

Serving McLean Virginia, Washington DC and Irvine California

The U.S. government makes ample provisions for individuals who wish to immigrate to the United States for a wide range of family-related reasons. Unfortunately, navigating the complex system of visa applications can be difficult. For a quarter-century, the family visa lawyers at The Prime Counsel Law Firm have been dedicated to helping deserving individuals rejoin their family members in the United States or bring their families along to share in the promise of the “American Dream.”

Reasons to Get a Family Visa

Immigrants and U.S. citizens choose to obtain family visas for multiple reasons. Common justifications for seeking this type of entry clearance may include:

  • Bringing an internationally-adopted child into the U.S.

  • Helping a spouse or fiancé immigrate

  • Helping a child or parent immigrate to the U.S.

Complicated rules govern each class of family-visa immigrant. There is no universally-applicable set of standards for all family immigration cases. This can cause unforeseen complications during the emotional visa-application process. Anyone who wishes to utilize a family visa should contact the seasoned family visa attorneys at The Prime Counsel Law Firm  for assistance.

Types of Family Visas

There are two basic types of family visa. Several different visas exist within these two categories. They include:

  • “IR” visas for immediate relatives of U.S. citizens, including spouses, children, parents and adopted children

  • “Family preference” visas for the adult children, siblings and extended family members of U.S. citizens and certified permanent residents

Services for Immigrant Families

We also offer a range of services related to our commitment to upholding the rights of the family members of U.S. citizens and permanent residents. These include:

  • Assistance under the Violence Against Women Act

  • Adjustment of Status services

  • Passports

  • Litigation related to family visa issues

Get Help For Your Family Today

Prospective immigrants and their family members must remember that the U.S. government maintains strict annual quotas that govern the number of available family visas. The family visa lawyers at The Prime Counsel Law Firm can guide aspiring entrants through the family visa application process and ensure that they meet all of the applicable criteria and deadlines. In turn, this will ensure that these applicants maintain their visa eligibility and can enter the United States without delay.

Talk to The Prime Counsel Law Firm


To learn more about obtaining the correct family visa and securing legal entry into the United States,

contact our compassionate family visa Attorney's at  703-951-6565

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