1. Birth Certificate
This document is used to prove the relationship between the petitioner and the applicant (sibling).
2. Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident Status for Petitioner
This document is necessary to show that you are legally able to petition for your sibling to become a permanent resident of the United States.
3. Supporting Documents
These documents are needed to provide evidence and support for your claim that the applicant is your sibling, such as birth certificates, adoption papers, and marriage certificates, etcetera.
4. Form I-130
This form must be filled out completely and accurately for USCIS to approve your application. Make sure all required information is provided before submitting it.
5. Government Fees
All necessary fees must be paid to successfully submit your application. This includes the filing fee and other applicable fees.
6. Medical Examination
The applicant must pass a medical exam and have all necessary vaccinations before they can become a permanent resident of the United States.
7. Affidavit of Support
This form is used to show that you are financially able to support the petitioner after they arrive in the US if needed.
8. Evidence of Financial Resources
Documents such as bank statements, pay stubs, or tax returns should be included with your application to demonstrate that you will be able to financially provide for your sibling when they arrive in the United States.
9. Any Other Required Documents
Depending on your specific circumstances, there may be other documents that need to be included with your application. Make sure to check the USCIS website for any additional requirements.