Getting a green card is a dream for a whole lot of people because with a green card you can live the American Dream! Yes, getting a green card can open the doors of opportunities for you. A green card is permanent resident status in the U.S. This simply means that you will be able to permanently live in any of the American 50 states. You will be eligible to work or start a business in any part of the United States. As a green card holder, you will be able to get employment in the U.S. You get either get an employment-based green card or a family based green card.
There are five priority categories to get an employment-based card. First priority category (EB-1) is for multinational executives and managers, outstanding professors and researchers and people with extraordinary abilities. The second category (EB-2) is for those who have an advanced degree or who have exceptional abilities. The third category (EB-3) is for professionals and workers who have skills that are not available in the US. The fourth category (EB-4) is for those who have a special status, such as religious workers. The fifth category (EB-5) is for those who are investing a minimum of $1 million (or in some areas an investment of half that amount) and creating a minimum of 10 jobs for U.S. workers.
Is your spouse, parent, child or sibling a U.S. citizen? Is your spouse or parent a green card holder? Contact our office and we will help you determine if they can petition for your legal permanent resident status in the U.S. It is important to be aware of the regulations and requirements for each type of application.
You can also get a green card through other ways, e.g., a diversity lottery or asylum application.
Are you a foreign national who wants to legally work and live in the United States? Or do you have a business and are you seeking to hire foreigners for permanent employment? Then simply contact the Juras Law Firm at 480-425-2009 or via our website! Juras Law Firm, PLC has extensive immigration experience and will provide you with strategies that will help you achieve your goal of getting a legal permanent status in the United States.