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Los Angeles Legal Advocates can help walk you through the process of applying for a green card and fight for waivers if your green card application is deemed inadmissible. Let us help with your green card application!

What is a green card? 

A green card is a way to become a permanent resident in the United States while living with family or applying for naturalization. A green card offers you a period of permanent residency in the US for 10 years, and it can be renewed at any point in the process. A green card lawyer like Los Angeles Legal Advocates can help you obtain a green card and keep it  valid.


How to get a green card

In order to apply for a green card, you will need to present supporting documents that prove your eligibility. These documents may  include:

  • Proof of valid visa upon entering the United States
  • Proof of nationality
  • Proof of sponsor’s financial ability to support the green card applicant
  • Proof of no criminal conviction
  • Immigration medical examination reports


Your green card lawyer can help you compile these documents and submit your application for a green card.


How long does it take to get a green card? 

First a green card must become available. This typically is determined by the processing times published by the USCIS in their website. It is important that the processing times are reviewed with the receipt notice of your green card application.  Your receipt will have a filing date which will guide you in the processing times outlined in the USCIS website.  If applying for a green card while in the U.S., you may be eligible for an Employment Authorization Document while your application is being processed. 


Green card categories 

There are different green card categories based on different situations. Some of these categories include:


  • Family-based green cards
  • Employment-based green cards
  • Long-time resident green cards
  • Humanitarian green cards
  • Diversity lottery green cards
  • Other


Allow your green card attorney at Los Angeles Legal Advocates to find the right green card category for you to ensure your green card application process goes smoothly.


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