U.S. immigration law relating to marriage as a path to obtaining legal permanent resident status has become more restrictive over time as a result of the increasing number of fraudulent marriages... more
How one enters the United States can have a profound effect on their eligibility for future immigration benefits. Inspection is the process of applying for admission or parole into the U.S. This... more
On June 26, 2013 the US Supreme Court decided to allow gay couples to receive federal benefits. This ruling automatically gives immigration benefits to gay couples (1) who want to get married, or (2)... more
WHAT TO EXPECT AT A GREEN CARD - ADJUSTMENT INTERVIEW AND HOW TO PREPARE FOR IT.
ARRIVING AT THE
IMMIGRATION OFFICE - STEP 1
Be sure to arrive at the immigration
office printed on your adjustment... more
When an immigrant is married to a US Citizen, the person is sometimes eligible for a marriage-based adjustment of status (I485). However, many details need to be understood before you move forward... more
A valid green card is necessary to ensure your ability to live, work and travel in the U.S. You should renew your green card if it is either expired or will expire in the next six months. You should... more
Obtaining a green card is a major milestone for a foreign national in the United States.It grants you legal status in the United States and access to many federal benefits.However, actions taken by... more
Foreign Investors Are Eligible for Permanent Residency in the United States
Foreigners seeking permanent residency (green cards) in the United States can avoid extremely lengthy waiting times by... more
Can you become a Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card) if you are being abused and your spouse or parent refuses to petition for you?
The immigration laws of the US allow certain relatives of US... more