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Listed below are the types of relatives that a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident may petition for immigration in the immediate relatives category, including orphans. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, in-laws and cousins may not sponsor a relative for immigration.
|Spouse or Minor Child of a U.S. Citizen including a new spouse and his/her child(ren) on K-3 and K-4 Visas
||An immigrant visa may only be processed for a child if he/she has no claim to U.S. citizenship.
|Fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen and their children (K-1 & K-2 Visas)
Parent of a U.S. Citizen
|U.S. citizen must be 21 or over
|Step-parent or child of a U.S. Citizen
||The step-parent/step-child relationship must begin before the child’s 18th birthday
Spouse of a deceased U.S. citizen
|Petition must be filed within 2 years of the death of the U.S. citizen|
After 8/15/2011, U.S. Citizens residing in Nepal may no longer file I-130 “Petition for Alien Relative” at U.S. Embassy Kathmandu. Please click here for more detail: http://www.uscis.gov/i-130.
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