U.S. immigration law allows certain aliens who are family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to become lawful permanent residents (get a Green Card) based on specific family relationships.
Immediate Relative- The spouse, minor child, or parent of a U.S. citizen are considered Immediate Relatives of the U.S. Citizen.
Other family members- Other family members of the U.S. citizen of Legal Permanent Resident allowed to apply for a Green Card are categorized according to a preference list. (See below)
-First preference (F1)- unmarried sons and daughters (21 years of age and older) of U.S. citizens.
-Second preference (F2A)- spouses and children (unmarried and under 21 years of age) of lawful permanent residents.
-Third Preference (F3)- married sons and daughters of U.S. citizens; and
-Fourth Preference (F4)- brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens (if the U.S. citizen is 21 years of age and older).
It can take up to 10years because your brother falls under fourth preference. Also California take longer compare to Nebraska . However rules changes you can go [[Sign In to see link]] for more information
Adenike how long ago was it ?