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This section of the website explains how you may petition for relatives (or future relatives such as a fiancé(e) or a prospective adopted child) to immigrate to the United States. 

How Can I Help a Family Member Immigrate?

Your status determines which relatives (or future relatives) may be eligible to receive immigration benefits. In order to help a family member immigrate, you must be a:

If you or a member of your family is in the U.S. military, see the Military section of our website.

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Resources from the U.S. Department of State

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