An American citizen can sponsor many family members for lawful resident status, and a lawful resident can also sponsor some. There are many forms to complete, fees to pay, and documents to provide when someone goes through this immigration process. It’s not something that a non-lawyer “notario” can necessarily do correctly. For family immigration, the help of a good lawyer can determine whether the process ends in a green card – or deportation! You can get the help you need from Linnartz Immigration Law.