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Citizens and permanent residents may sponsor their relatives for permanent residence in the United States.
The immigration process varies depending on your background, relationship to a US citizen or permanent resident, job status, and status as a refugee or asylee.
This legal guide shows you how to apply for a "green card" based on marriage to a US citizen.
Deferred Action for Young People is a process that will allow certain individuals who entered the US as a child, and who meet other eligibility criteria, to apply for the determination to defer removal action and grant work authorization. Applicants must show they meet the following requirements:
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 producing. This guide will walk you through the process.
This guide will provide a quick overview to the ways in which a person can obtain permanent residence in the U.S. (a green card) based on their relationship to a family member. USEFUL IMMIGRATION TERM
A question that immigration attorneys hear quite often is whether a person who is seeking permanent residence through their U.S. citizen spouse must leave the U.S. to complete the process. As a general rule, you must be able to demonstrate a lawful entry in order to gain permanen...
Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens
Limited Family Based Immigrants
Fiance and Spouse Visas
A United States Permanent Resident or Citizen may sponsor certain relatives to immigrate to the US.
The first step in a United State citizen or p...
By: Lori T. Williams, Esq.
Lisa Tehlirian Immigration Attorney
Lisa Tehlirianhas been a family focused Immigration attorney since 2004. Prior to graduating from law school,Tehlirian worked as a paralegal for an Immigration firm. Tehlirians own parents are Immigrants from the ...
Learn how to apply for a family-based immigrant visa, and what the difference is between an immediate relative visa and an family preference visa.
I am a US Citizen and my husband entered the U.S. illegally. How can I get him a green card (known as "permanent residency")? In some cases we can file in the U.S.; in others you must process at an overseas consulate; and in others you must not only process at an overseas consula...
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