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Many people dream of living and working in America, and a Green Card – which grants lawful permanent residency – can help provide that pathway. Unfortunately, applying for and obtaining a Green Card can be extremely difficult to do due to the countless legal obstacles that can complicate, hold up, or delay the process. That’s why it’s important to work with an experienced Green Card lawyer who can help you understand the requirements for eligibility and assist with your Green Card application. Call Equal Justice Law Group to schedule a consultation and discover how we can guide you to your ideal outcome!

What Does The Green Card Process Entail? 

The process for obtaining a Green Card in the United States can vary depending on the specific category you are applying under. A Green Card lawyer can evaluate your situation to help determine which category you may fall under and the necessary steps that will accompany that particular process. However, there are some general steps and requirements including, but not limited to, the following:

1. Identify Eligibility Category:

  • Family-sponsored: Through a close family member who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Employment-based: Through a job offer or employment.
  • Refugee or Asylee: For those granted asylum or refugee status.

2. File Immigrant Petition:

  • A family member or employer usually needs to file an immigrant petition on your behalf.

3. Wait for Visa Availability:

  • Depending on the category, you may need to wait for a visa number to become available.

4. File Form I-485 (Adjustment of Status) or Consular Processing:

  • If you are in the U.S., you may file Form I-485 to adjust your status. If outside the U.S., you may go through consular processing.

5. Biometrics Appointment:

  • Attend a biometrics appointment to provide fingerprints, photo, and signature.

6. Medical Examination:

  • Undergo a medical examination by an approved civil surgeon.

7. Affidavit of Support:

  • Demonstrate financial support through an Affidavit of Support form, usually filed by the sponsoring family member or employer.

8. Interview:

  • Attend an interview with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers.

9. Receive Decision:

  • Receive a decision on your Green Card application.

10. Receive Green Card:

  • If approved, you will receive your Green Card.

How A Green Card Lawyer Can Help 

It can be challenging to keep up with all of the various forms involved in the Green Card process, especially when accuracy and precision are pivotal to ensure the success of your case. It’s likely that you’re feeling overwhelmed by the complex to-do list the Green Card application requires, which is why you need to work with an experienced Green Card lawyer.

At Equal Justice Law Group, our Green Card attorneys can help you gain peace of mind and confidence at every step. In addition to assisting with form preparation and submission our attorneys can also help you address requests for evidence, prepare for interviews, handle waivers and appeals, and ensure you’ve met the rules for compliance in order to retain lawful permanent resident status. We know that this can be a treacherous journey, but the outcome is worth the work and we are here to help you as best we can.

How Equal Justice Law Group Can Make A Difference 

If you’re looking to gain lawful permanent residence in the U.S., the Green Card lawyers at Equal Justice Law Group can help you navigate the journey ahead! Galina Dorris, our multilingual law clerk is well-acquainted with the legal intricacies of immigration law as a former refugee. Her personal and professional experience can give you an advantage in completing the Green Card application process as smoothly as possible. She can not only empathize with the position that you’re in, but empower you through each step that lies ahead of you. When you’re ready, call Equal Justice Law Group today to schedule a consultation and learn what’s next.

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