Green Card

Adjustment of Status

Adjustment of status is the process to get a green card (permanent residence status) for people who already live in the United States. This article discusses the details of the process, including who is eligible, which form to file and the filing fee. What Is Adjustment of Status? Adjustment of status is the process of …

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Renew Green Card

Did you know U.S. immigration law requires permanent residents to carry a valid green card with them at all times? And even though U.S. permanent residence never expires, a green card does. This article will walk you through the green card renewal process. How to Renew Green Card If you are a permanent resident of …

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Form I-90 Instructions

U.S. permanent residents are required to carry a valid green card at all times. If your green card is expired, damaged or lost, you’ll need to replace it. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Form I-90 is the application to replace or renew a green card. When does a Green Card Expire? Most green …

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Resident Alien Card

U.S. resident aliens are permanent resident green card holders. This a blanket term used to describe permanent residents, conditional residents and returning residents. In this article we’ll discuss what it means to be a resident alien, we’ll provide an overview of the green card renewal process and the process of removing conditions from your residence. …

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Green Card for Parents

If you are a U.S. citizen, you may be able to help your parents obtain Green Cards in the U.S. One of the requirements for being able to sponsor your parents is being at least 21 years of age. Under the family preference category, qualifying individuals can petition to bring their parents to the U.S. …

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Adjustment of Status Timeline

Adjustments of status time frames vary for the different categories of applicants. The processing times depend on the visa classification, the circumstance of the applicant and the caseload of the USCIS office that is processing the application. However, the steps involved in the process are generally the same for all applicants. Adjustment of status is …

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Green Card Petition Fees

To get legal permanent resident status in the U.S, you must get an immigrant petition approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This immigrant petition must either be filed by your family member if you are applying for a family-based Green Card, by your employer if you wish to immigrate to the U.S. …

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Green Card Number

The Green Card number, also known as the document number, is a 13-character number. This number is printed on the back of the Green Card. On the previous versions of the Green Card, this card number was printed on the front of the card. This number can be found on the back of the most …

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