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Why Should I Apply for U.S. Citizenship Green Card Vs. Citizenship

Why Should I Apply for U.S. Citizenship? Green Card Vs. Citizenship

What is the difference between having a green card and having citizenship? Well, there are a number of differences that we will explore in this article, including a list of the various rights that green card holders may not have compared to citizens. To begin, let us discuss the main differences between a green card and citizenship. When you have a green card, you are considered a…

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5 Top Questions Asked During Marriage Green Card Interview

5 Top Questions Asked During Marriage Green Card Interview

A popular way to gain lawful permanent resident status in the United States is to obtain your green card through marriage. When you apply for a green card based on marriage to a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident from within the United States, the process is generally referred to as an “adjustment of status.” Part of that adjustment of status process requires…

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National Interest Waiver Examples - What Qualifies

National Interest Waiver Examples: What Qualifies

The national interest waiver (NIW) is an attractive option for certain qualified individuals to get a green card to the United States through self-petition. The national interest waiver offers the opportunity to pursue a green card without a job offer. In this guide, I will explain what you need to know about the national interest waiver and provide…

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How Much Does a Green Card Through Marriage Cost

How Much Does a Green Card Through Marriage Cost?

Would you like to get a Green Card through Marriage to your spouse? You can apply if they are a U.S. citizen (USC) or lawful permanent resident (LPR). You will need to prove that you are in a legitimate marriage and you didn’t marry just for immigration purposes. In this guide, I will share a list of the relevant forms and the…

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4 Ways to get a Green Card on your own

4 Ways To Get A Green Card On Your Own

In this guide, we will discuss four ways that you can self-petition to get a green card. That means that you can apply for your green card on your own without the need for an employer or a family member to sponsor you. These four ways are (1) the EB1A visa, (2) the EB2 national interest waiver, (3) the EB5 investor visa, and…

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6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

The U.S. immigration system has several visa and green card options for investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. In this article, we will discuss some of the more well-known options, as well as some of the options that you might not know about. We are Ashoori Law, led by Michael Ashoori, a U.S. immigration lawyer based in Los Angeles, California. At our law firm we…

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What is the marriage green card timeline?

What is the Marriage Green Card Timeline?

A Green Card, officially known as a Permanent Resident Card, allows you to permanently live and work in the U.S. There are several ways to become a permanent resident. One of the most common ways is through marrying a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. There are several steps in the Green Card process. The process will depend on…

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List of Documents for Green Card through Marriage

List of Documents for Green Card through Marriage

Would you like to sponsor your spouse for a Green Card through marriage? Both you and your spouse must prove your identity, citizenship and relationship to each other.  You, the U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, are the petitioner.  Your spouse is called the beneficiary.

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