A Green Card (permanent resident card) gives the holder of the card, a legal permanent resident, authorization to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis. If the immigrant is already in the United States when applying for legal permanent residency, the process is called “adjustment of status”. One can become a permanent resident in several ways. Most individuals are sponsored by a family member or an employer in the United States. The Cruz Law Office is more than willing to give you assistance for your Green Card Adjustment of Status.
The most common ways to obtain a Green Card are through family, through a job, or through refugee/asylee status.
A person can obtain a Green Card through his or her relationship to a United States citizen or a legal permanent resident.Obtaining a permanent residence Green Card through marriage often is the fastest way to obtain residency in the United States. However, the process can be complicated and can be delayed if not properly filed, and approval is not guaranteed or automatic.
Petitions are carefully examined by Immigration to ensure that the marriage is legitimate and not entered into for the sole purpose of obtaining immigration benefits. The immigration attorneys at the Cruz Law Office have helped countless couples obtain Green Cards. We are here to provide assistance for Green Card Adjustment of Status.
Employment can make it possible to obtain this status. There are several ways to obtain a Green Card through employment by someone else or through self-employment:
Furthermore, immigrants who seek international protection have the opportunity or obligation to apply for a Green Card: