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4 Ways to Obtain a Green Card Marriage

4 Ways to Obtain a Green Card Through Marriage

There are four ways to obtain a green card through marriage, but many people aren’t aware of what they are. Remember, if you are attempting to apply for a green card marriage, you must exercise your options in good faith – you must be in a genuine relationship. The four most common paths for non-U.S.…

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3 Ways to Gain Green Card Sponsorship Davis & Associates

3 Ways to Gain Green Card Sponsorship

Responsibilities of Green Card Sponsorship Gaining Green Card sponsorship for permanent residency in the United States is an important goal for many foreign-born individuals and families. Green Card status is a significant step toward achieving eventual U.S. citizenship. In nearly every situation, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) requires that immigrants seeking permanent…

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Immigration Adjustment Status | Dallas Immigration Lawyer | Davis & Associates

What is An Adjustment of Status?

Adjustment of Status Adjustment of Status is a request by a non-US Citizen, currently within the United States, to become a lawful permanent resident. Approval of an application to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is required to attain an Adjustment of Status to legally remain in the country under a different, more permanent…

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What is Consular Processing | Davis & Associates

What is Consular Processing?

If you are not currently in the United States and, therefore, not qualified to apply for an Adjustment of Status, an Immigrant Visa application presented to the U.S. Consulate in your location is the best course of action. An approved visa petition with a current priority date is needed to start the process. National Visa…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates | Immigration Law

What is the New I-601A?

Introduction and History of the I-601A There are situations in which a person with a US citizen or permanent resident relative can be sponsored for permanent residence but cannot obtain that permanent resident status here in the US. If a person who has been sponsored for permanent residence by a family member has lived in…

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Garry Daivs | Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates | Immigration Law

What is a Green Card? – Immigration Lawyer

The term green card is used frequently in the United States, but I often wonder how many people actually know what it means. Green card is a colloquialism for what is technically called lawful permanent resident or LPR status in U.S. immigration law. A person holding LPR status has the right to permanently reside in…

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