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How Can an Illegal Immigrant Get a Green Card

If you live in the United States illegally, you may be able to adjust your status and become a permanent lawful resident. There are four different pathways to becoming a lawful permanent resident, as discussed in this article.  Key Takeaways The term ‘illegal immigrant’ is outdated and often replaced by ‘undocumented immigrant’. The abbreviation EWI …

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Green Card Consular Processing: Path to a Green Card Guide

When you apply for a green card from outside the United States, your application will go through a process called consular processing. This process is also known as the CR-1 or IR-1 visa process. Consular processing is different from an adjustment of status. The latter is a green card process for individuals who already reside …

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Next Steps After You Get an Approved Green Card

The next steps after you get an approved green card are crucial to maintaining the green card. Knowing what to and not to do after getting an approved green card is the best way to maintain good standing with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This significantly increases your chances of obtaining citizenship. …

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Form I-130 | Petition for Alien Relative | Explained

The U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services often provides easy-to-follow guidelines for filing different immigration forms, including Form I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative). Although these instructions are easy to follow, they may not address all the critical issues some applicants face with filing their petitions. Some may also get confused by the terms used in the written …

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Form I-485 Processing Time | Complete Guide

The processing time of Form I-485 (Application to Adjust Status) is 8 to 14 months on average, mainly depending on your eligibility category (employment, marriage, family, asylum, etc.) and USCIS backlogs. The journey to becoming a US citizen by naturalization takes several years to complete. For many immigrants, this journey begins after their marriage to …

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DACA Recipients and Marriage Green Cards | This Is What You Need To Know

DACA Recipients And Marriage Green Cards Are you a DACA recipient considering permanent residence in the United States? Do you want to live and work anywhere in the United States legally? If you answer yes to these questions, this guide will help you weigh your options and choose the best application path for your United …

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