A permanent resident, commonly referred to as a green card holder, is an individual who has been granted the right to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis. The family law experts at Fong Ilagan are here to help you indicate which visa is best to help you receive a green card and to assist through each and every step of the process. The average processing time can take up to over a year. We understand that waiting this long is not always an ideal option for you or your family. With Fong Ilagan in the picture, we can work closely with you to ensure that your application qualifies and that you receive access to the United States in no time.
In order to be considered for permanent residence in the United States, you must be able to meet the following criteria:
The process of obtaining permanent residency depends on:
As a permanent resident of the United States, you are granted specific rights with respect to your status. Your rights include:
It is important that you get in touch with USCIS as soon as you have lost your green card in order to request a replacement.