The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service website provides the official instructions for completing an I-130 petition. USCIS also offers pamphlets for citizens and permanent residents that summarize the immigration process for relatives.Continue Reading
Using Form I-130, a citizen or permanent resident may sponsor the immigration of a relative to the United States, according to USCIS. Once an I-130 petition is approved, a relative is eligible to receive a visa number and apply for permission to enter the United States.
USCIS's official instructions address many issues about the process that frequently arise, such as eligible and ineligible applicants, documentation requirements, and filing instructions. Even so, websites such as VisaPro Immigration Attorneys, VisaJourney, the Law Offices of Rajiv S. Khanna and AllLaw offer their own responses to frequently asked questions about Form I-130.Learn more about Immigration