You can file for green card Oklahoma A “green card” is a U.S. Permanent Resident Card that identifies a person and attests to the permanent resident status of that person in the United States. It proves that its holder, a lawful permanent resident (LPR), has been officially granted immigration benefits, including permission to reside and seek gainful employment in the United States. There are many different ways of obtaining a green card in the U.S. and the steps to becoming a green card holder vary by category and depend on whether you currently live inside or outside the U.S. If you are interested in obtaining a green card, our immigration lawyers in Tulsa possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to help you. The most common ways of obtaining a green card are through family, a job offer or employment, or refugee or asylum status. Except for immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen who are given the highest immigration priority and a few other exceptions, there is a finite number of visas (a “cap”) that are granted to immigrants.
Requirements for Obtaining Green Card Oklahoma
Once the underlying basis for eligibility to immigrate and immigrant classification or category have been determined , the immigrant will generally need to file an immigrant petition or have the petition filed on their behalf by a family member or employer or other qualifying individual. All visa applicants have to prove to the satisfaction of immigration or consular officials that they are eligible for admission to the U.S. Often determining the basis for eligibility is difficult or an individual may be eligible under various categories. There are also many grounds of inadmissibility that could potentially cause someone to be ineligible for a visa or ultimately for a green card. An aggressive, qualified Oklahoma Immigration attorney from the Kania Law Office can help you make this determination, and can help you, if necessary seek a waiver to excuse an issue any inadmissibility.
How Long Will It Take to Obtain a Green Card Oklahoma:
How long does the process take, start to finish? This depends on many factors. A visa is always available for immediate relatives of U.S. citizens, so the process can take as little as 3 to 6 months. If you are in a family or employment-based preference category, visa availability is subject to a “cap.” A cap is an annual numerical limit which is determined by the priority date, the preference category you are immigrating under, and your country of citizenship. We’ll do our best to assure that your application is processed as quickly as possible.