Can I Get a Green Card With a Criminal Record?

Can I Get a Green Card With a Criminal Record?

If you have a criminal record, you can still get a green card. That means despite your record, you can become a lawful permanent resident of the United States. However, you must meet certain criteria – and so must your criminal record – and some aspects of your record may make you ineligible. This guide…

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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. What is…

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Pros and Cons About Green Cards

The Pros and Cons of a Green Card

Obtaining a green card, which signifies your lawful permanent residence in the United States, comes with a number of benefits. It’s not the right choice for everyone, though. With a green card, you can live or work anywhere in the United States. You’re allowed to change jobs as often as you’d like (or not have…

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What Is Your Immigration Priority Date?

What Is a Priority Date?

If you’re like many people interested in applying for a green card in the United States, you need to know about priority dates. What are they, how does your own priority date affect your case, and is there anything you can do to change it? This guide explains. What is a Priority Date? A priority…

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How to Renew an Expired Green Card

If you’re wondering how to renew an expired green card, you’re in the right place – but we do have to caution you that you should renew your green card before it expires. This guide to renewing your green card explains the entire process (and what happens if you’re too late). How to Renew an…

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What If You Get Divorced From Your U.S. Sponsor?

What Happens If You Get Divorced After Receiving a Green Card?

The lawyers at Davis & Associates explain how getting divorced after receiving a green card can impact a person’s immigration status or their rights and obligations. Generally, the impact a divorce has on a person’s immigration status depends on what stage of the process that person is in. You’ll have a different outcome if you:…

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The Significance of a Green Card Lawyer

The Significance Of A Green Card Lawyer

When you’re ready to apply for lawful permanent residence in the United States, you may benefit from working with a green card lawyer in Dallas or Houston. Your attorney can walk you through the entire process – even very early on, such as choosing which visa you can use to eventually apply for citizenship. Your…

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4 Ways to Get a Green Card Through Marriage | Texas Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates

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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Everything You Need To Know About Green Cards

Everything You Need to Know About Green Cards in the U.S.

Getting a green card is an essential step toward becoming a U.S. citizen. If you want to take the path to citizenship, or even if you simply want a green card without eventually gaining citizenship, here’s everything you need to know about forms, supporting documents, the green card timeline and how the process works. What…

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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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