My wife is a teacher in an american charter school with a H1B Visa. The school is her sponsor. She took her H1B Visa 4 months ago. Now she want to apply for green card.
Does she need the school to sponsor her in order to apply for a green card? OR she can apply for a green card anyway without any sponsor.
Yes, the school needs to petition her.
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She needs a sponsor/petitioner.
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Yes she needs a sponsor. She could always try the diversity visa lottery if she's from a country that qualifies.
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what is your status? if you are a USC you can sponsor her.
Good afternoon. Your wife will require a sponsor unless she qualifies as an extraordinary teacher under a special category reserved for those who have risen to the top. Then she could file a petition on her own, however it is a very high standard.