"I represent family members who have family in the United States as well as men and women who exit abuse and want to self-petition under the Violence Against Women Act. Help through VAWA addresses domestic violence, human trafficking, and workplace exploitation."
"I want to help you regardless of your location. I am based in Maryland but have traveled and am willing to travel to various cities including Texas, Florida, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania to represent clients in immigration offices and in removal hearings."
Who can petition for whom and at what speed depends upon the status of the petitioner & his or her relationship to the beneficiary. Immediate relatives avoid quota limits & have many advantages. In other cases, a visa must become available before the beneficiary can adjust status to legal permanent residency.
Effective August 28, 2020, consular operations are resuming. Applicants for consular processing should check their local U.S. Embassy for updates on what services that post is currently offering.
Immediate relatives are not subject to limits on the number of visas that can be issued each year. More information about immediate relatives is given on this page in the box titled "U.S. Citizens Filing for Immediate Relatives."
Certain relatives are subject to limits on the number of visas that can be issued each year. The filing date establishes the priority date for a given petition.
For all beneficiaries who are not immediate relatives of U.S. citizens, a visa has to become available under the number system before adjustment of status or consular processing can proceed. The family visa bulletin shows the processing times for each preference category. Consult the current family visa bulletin using your priority date and your applicable preference category to determine estimated time for processing.
Speed of K1 Fiancé Visas compared to a family petition and consular processing in times of COVID-19: