The IR Green Card is a family based visa that provides lawful permanent residence to immediate relatives of US citizens. IR Green Card applicants have special immigration priority and there is no limit to the number of visas available in this category.
To qualify for an IR Green Card, the applicant must be the spouse, parent or unmarried child (under 21 years of age) of a US citizen. Applicants are required to provide evidence of their relationship with their US citizen relative, who must act as the applicant's financial sponsor.
To be eligible for an IR Green Card as a parent, the child (US citizen sponsor) must be at least 21 years of age.
US Green Card applicants must also meet health and character requirements.
An IR Green Card entitles immediate relative of US citizens to reunite with their family and become lawful permanent residents in the US.
US permanent residents are entitled to attend any public or private school in the US, work in the US without a visa or employment authorization document, travel outside the US with few limitations, sponsor close family members for US permanent residence and apply for US citizenship when eligible to do so.
To see a full listing of our fees and services, Immediate Relative of US Citizen Green Card (IR) processing times and application costs please visit our FAQ page.