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Family and Marriage Visa

Can conditional resident divorce, remarry, then get green card based on new marriage?

Question My U.S. citizen husband and I were married for about one year. Just a few months after I got my conditional green card, I realized I had m...

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Submitting Late Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence

Foreign nationals who get a green card on the basis of a marriage that is less than two years old are considered

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Can my daughter gain U.S. citizenship through my ex, her father?

Question I am from Denmark, where I still live. Some years ago, I was married to an American expat, and we had a daughter who is now eight years ol...

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Applying for Adjustment of Status as the Widow(er) of a U.S. Citizen

If your U.S. citizen spouse has died, it is still possible to get permanent residence in the U.S.

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Eligibility for a Green Card as the Widow(er) of a U.S. Citizen

If you were married to a U.S. citizen who died before you were able to get permanent residence in the U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of Italy? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is marrying someone from Italy, and you would like to sponsor your Italian husband or wife for a...

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Proving Abuse in a VAWA Case

If you are applying for U.S.

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How the Foreign-Born Children of American Citizens Can Prove or Obtain U.S. Nationality

There are several instances where you might need proof of your U.S. citizenship – such as to apply for a U.S. passport or a job with the federal gov...

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Marrying a Citizen of Vietnam? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is marrying someone from Vietnam, and you would like to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U...

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Marrying a Citizen of Haiti? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from Haiti, and would like to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of Jamaica? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from Jamaica, and would like to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of Nigeria? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from Nigeria, and plan to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of the Dominican Republic? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from the Dominican Republic, and plan to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of Ethiopia? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from Ethiopia, and plan to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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What to Expect at Your Family-Based Adjustment of Status Interview

About three to four months after you send your family-based adjustment of status application packet to U.S.

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Green Card Through a U.S. Family Member: Who Qualifies?

If you have close family members in the United States, they may be able to help you immigrate (receive U.S. lawful permanent resident, also known as...

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H-4 Visas for Family of H-1B Visa Holder

One of the most common questions H-1B workers ask is “Can my family come to the U.S.with me?” Fortunately, the answer is yes. Under U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of Bangladesh? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from Bangladesh, and plan to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of the Philippines? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from the Philippines, and plan to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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Marrying a Citizen of Ukraine? How to Get a Green Card for Your New Spouse

If you are marrying someone from Ukraine, and plan to sponsor your new husband or wife for a U.S.

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Fiance & Marriage Visas

If you're a noncitizen who is engaged or married to a U.S. citizen, you may qualify for a visa or green card.

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Preparing for K-3 Marriage-Based Visa Interview

The final step in the K-3 visa application process is for the immigrant to receive an appointment notification from the U.S. consulate in the country ...

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Preparing an I-129F Fiancé Visa Petition for a K-3 Marriage-Based Visa Application

If you are married to a U.S. citizen, and have chosen to apply for a K-3 visa (a variant of the fiance visa) for U.S.

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Marriage-Based Immigrant Visa Holder: What to Expect at the U.S. Border or Port of Entry

If you are applying for U.S. residence as the spouse of a U.S. citizen, and all went well at the visa interview at the U.S. consulate, you will have b...

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Marriage-Based Green Card: Your Children's Eligibility

If you are applying for U.S. lawful permanent residence (a green card) based on marriage, your foreign-born children may be eligible to obtain green c...

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How to Inquire About Delays in Your Green Card Application Process

Once you have determined that USCIS or a consulate is taking longer than it should to act on your petition or application -- as described under "

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When Should You Start Asking About Delays in Getting Your Green Card Approval?

When it comes to delays, how long is too long? Processing times for applications sent to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and oversea...

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Sample Marriage-Based Green Card Interview Questions

The below are sample questions to help you prepare for your green card interview, whether it’s a consular, adjustment of status, or marriage fraud i...

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How Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents Can Change Visa Category

As the spouse of a U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder,) you are in category 2A of the visa preference system.

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What's Better: Adjustment of Status or Consular Processing for Marriage-Based Green Card?

If you are applying for a green card based on marriage, and you live in the U.S.

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