Legal Guides for Green Card
Written by attorney Danielle Nelisse, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
The immigration interview husbands and wives are required to attend in order to get the foreign spouse their green card (lawful permanent residence) through marriage can be very anxiety... more
Written by attorney Arek Nizamian, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is Labor Certification?
"Labor certification" is the most widely used employment-based opportunity for obtaining a green card. Labor certification requires a U.S. employer to prove... more
Written by attorney Robert Webber, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
I-140 petition must be approved; and To qualify for AC21 portability, a foreign national must be the beneficiary of an APPROVED labor certification application (stage 1 of the green card... more
Written by attorney Ritu Goswamy, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
If you are a legal permanent resident of the United States (have a
Green Card), you may apply to become a U.S. citizen.This application
process is called naturalization and has several... more
Written by attorney Thomas Geygan, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
If you're like most people, you've heard the term "green card," but aren't sure what it actually means. This guide explains what a green card is, what its benefits are, how to get one, and... more
Written by attorney Carl Shusterman, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
The US State Department conducts an annual Diversity Visa Lottery--also called a green card lottery--which awards eligible people the chance to receive one of 50,000 immigrant visas... more
Written by attorney Husna F. Alikhan, almost 2 years ago.
When a United States Citizen marries a foreign visitor / student / employee or any other individual who entered the United States with inspection, s/he he can petition their foreign... more
Written by attorney Ai Tran, 5 months ago.
This guide will walk you through what type of issues and documentation you will need to be successful in a straightforward green card through marriage case.
This process is called... more
Written by attorney Danielle Nelisse, about 1 year ago.
After DOMA was voided, I am often asked whether Immigration Officers conduct the marriage green card interviews differently for same sex married couples. The answer is no, but there are... more
Written by attorney Emily Reber-Mariniello, 4 months ago.
Trying to decode the immigration information you see on the internet, hear from friends, and the voices in your head can be crazy-making. Here are the top ten things you should know before... more