How to Get a Green Card by Ilona Bray, Loida Nicolas Lewis

By Ilona Bray, Loida Nicolas Lewis

Using for a U.S. eco-friendly card? learn this booklet first! The U.S. immigration procedure is a gigantic forms. it is important that you simply comprehend all of the standards for buying a eco-friendly card before--starting your program -- creating a mistake can damage your possibilities. thankfully, tips on how to Get a eco-friendly Card presents every little thing you want to comprehend no matter if you are eligible, after which make it during the bureaucratic maze. how one can paintings with U.S. officers, how one can organize and current the suitable files, and what to anticipate each step of ways. research the fastest technique to get a eco-friendly card via:

  • parents, siblings and grownup teenagers
  • spouses and fiance
  • green card lotteries
  • political asylum or refugee prestige
  • and different different types

    The eighth variation is totally revised to mirror the newest program systems, legislation and costs. It additionally exhibits how to define the most recent required kinds on-line, and offers filled-out pattern kinds.

    This e-book isn't really applicable for these looking work-related eco-friendly playing cards. Sample Filled-In kinds

    Sample shape I-102, program for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure record pattern shape I-539, program to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant prestige pattern shape I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiance(e) (as utilized by an single couple) pattern shape I-134, Affidavit of aid pattern shape DS-230, program for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration (as utilized by immigrating fiance) pattern shape DS-156, Nonimmigrant Visa software (as utilized by immigrating fiance) pattern shape DS-156K, Nonimmigrant Fiance(e) Visa program pattern shape I-130, Petition for Alien Relative (as used for an immigrating husband or spouse) pattern shape I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiance(e) (as utilized by a married couple) pattern shape I-751, Petition to take away stipulations on place of dwelling pattern shape G-325A, Biographic info pattern shape I-130, Petition for Alien Relative (as used for immigrating mom and dad) pattern shape I-130, Petition for Alien Relative (as used for immigrating young ones) pattern shape N-600, software for certificates of Citizenship pattern shape I-600A, program for improve Processing of Orphan Petition pattern shape I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or distinctive Immigrant pattern shape I-130, Petition for Alien Relative (as used for immigrating siblings of U.S. electorate) pattern shape I-589, program for Asylum and for Withholding of elimination pattern shape I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition pattern shape I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or distinct Immigrant pattern shape I-485, software to sign in everlasting Resident or alter prestige pattern shape I-765, software for Employment Authorization pattern shape DS-2001, Notification of Applicant(s) Readiness pattern shape DS-230 half I, program for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration pattern shape I-864, Affidavit of aid less than part 213A of the Act pattern shape I-864A, agreement among Sponsor and loved ones Member pattern shape DS-230 half II, software for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration pattern shape I-90, software to interchange everlasting Resident Card pattern shape I-131, software for shuttle rfile

  • Show description

    Read Online or Download How to Get a Green Card PDF

    Best emigration & immigration books

    The Europeanization of Migration Policy: The Schengen Acquis between the Priorities of Legal Harmonization and Fragmentation

    The legislative dynamic within the post-Amsterdam period is more and more not easy the Schengen Acquis because it results in either criminal harmonization and fragmentation. SIS, EURODAC, Prüm and, extra lately, VIS have replaced Europe’s legislations enforcement specialists significantly. in spite of the fact that, it's questionable even if the fragmented felony harmonization delivers enough compensatory measures in mild of the expanding foreign legal hyperlinks and illicit migration in the Schengen international locations.

    Replenished Ethnicity: Mexican Americans, Immigration, and Identity

    In contrast to the wave of immigration that got here via Ellis Island after which subsided, immigration to the USA from Mexico has been almost uninterrupted for 100 years. during this vividly targeted booklet, Tomás R. Jiménez takes us into the lives of later-generation descendents of Mexican immigrants, inquiring for the 1st time how this consistent inflow of immigrants from their ethnic native land has formed their assimilation.

    Voyage to North America, 1844-45: Prince Carl of Solms’ Texas Diary of People, Places, and Events

    The most important unmarried immigration of Germans to the us, and the main strange, happened in Texas round the heart of the 19th century. The association shaped to direct this German colonization of Texas turned popularly referred to as the Adelsverein (The Society of Noblemen). the foremost determine during this cost used to be Carl, Prince of Solms-Braunfel, appointed Commissioner-General through the Adelsverein.

    Another America: The Story of Liberia and the Former Slaves Who Ruled It

    The 1st renowned historical past of the previous American slaves who based, governed, and misplaced Africa's first republicIn 1820, a gaggle of approximately 80 African americans reversed the process heritage and sailed again to Africa, to a spot they might identify after liberty itself. They went less than the banner of the yank Colonization Society, a white philanthropic association with a twin schedule: to rid the United States of its blacks, and to transform Africans to Christianity.

    Extra info for How to Get a Green Card

    Example text

    S. citizens or lawful permanent residents is ­eligible for a green card. Each year, 10,000 immigrant visas are set aside for this millionaire immigrant category, which is designed to create employment. ” next step Are you financially able to qualify for a green card based on investment? If so, it’s well worth hiring an experienced immigration attorney to help. • former employees of the Panama Canal Zone E. Asylum and Refugee Status • retired officers or employees of certain international organizations who have lived in the United States for a certain time, plus their spouses and unmarried children People who can prove that they fled their country for fear of persecution owing to their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social or political group, or political opinion may apply chapter 2 | all the ways to get a green card | 15 for legal status as refugees and asylees.

    Khanmohammad B-1 Parirokh J. Khanmohammad Newark, NJ 212 555-1212 09/19/2008 28 | HOW TO GET A GREEN CARD Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, Sample Form I-539 (page 1) Martino Tony Fernando Antero Martino 3746 81st Street Jackson Heights NY 2D 11372 718-555-1212 Philippines Philippines 08/02/1969 None None 02/05/2008 334533908 03 B-2 ✔ ✔ 08/04/2008 2 01/15/2008 ✔ ✔ Philippines 01/16/2010 66 Felix Manalo Street Cubao, Quezon City Philippines 1111 CHAPTER 3 | SHORT-TERM ALTERNATIVES TO A GREEN CARD | 29 Sample Form I-539 (page 2) ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Tony F.

    14 | how to get a green card Be Ready to Wait It may take you a long time to become a permanent resident under some of the immigrant visa categories described in this chapter. Once you file the first petition form to set the process in motion, however, it may become very difficult for you to come to the United States as a tourist or other nonimmigrant, or to have your status as a nonimmigrant extended. The only groups who need not be concerned with this warning are diplomats (A visas), employees of international organizations (G visas), intracompany transferees (L-1 or L-2 visas), and workers in specialty occupations that require a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent (H-1B visas).

    Download PDF sample

    Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 18 votes