Cover of: How to get a green card | Ilona M. Bray

How to get a green card

10th ed.

Published by Nolo in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English.

About the Edition

"A step-by-step guide to obtaining U.S. residency by various non-work related means, such as political asylum, the visa lottery or a family member"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Immigration then and now
All the ways to get a green card
Short-term alternatives to a green card
Will inadmissibility bar you from getting a green card?
How long you'll have to wait
Fiance and fiancee visas
Green cards through marriage
Your parents as immigrants
Child immigrants
Orphan immigrants in non-hague-convention countries
The diversity visa lottery
Amerasian immigrants
Your brothers and sisters as immigrants - - Refugees and political asylees
Military veterans and enlistees
Registry : for those in the U.S. since 1972
Cancellation of removal : do ten illegal years equal one green card?
Adjustment of status
Consular processing
Private bills
Acquiring citizenship through U.S. citizen parents
Filling out and submitting immigration applications
Tracking your application through the system
Keeping, renewing, and replacing your green card
How to find and work with a lawyer.

Edition Notes

Includes index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
KF4840 .L49 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
9781413316872, 9781413317008
LC Control Number

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