Green Card Lawyers in Miami
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Cifuentes-Marrero, P.A. offers more than 20 years of combined experience and has a proven track record of success assisting hundreds of clients through complex immigration matters. If you are seeking to become a resident of the United States, our green card lawyers in Miami can help you achieve your goals.
What Does It Mean to Have a Green Card?
There are several benefits to holding a green card, including:
- It allows you to live and work in the U.S. legally
- It permits easier travel in and out of the country
- It is the first step in the naturalization process
- It enables you to sponsor immediate relatives
- It decreases the cost of university education
- It provides better career opportunities
Applying for the Right Type of Green Card
A green card, or permanent resident card, enables a foreign national to be a lawful permanent resident (LPR) of the U.S., while remaining a citizen of another country. LPR’s have the right to live and work in the United States and enjoy a number of other privileges that non-residents do not.
There are several different types or categories of green cards. When applying for a green card, you first need to decide which category best applies to your situation. Then, you must determine if you meet the requirements for that particular type. Our Miami green card attorneys are here to help you quickly identify which one is right for you and whether or not you are eligible.
We have extensive experience helping clients obtain all types of green cards, including:
- Employment-based green card
- Family-based green card
- Marriage-based green cards
- EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
- Special immigrant visas
- Visa lottery
Getting a Green Card Through Family
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents can petition to obtain Permanent Resident status for their relatives abroad. The timing for visa issuance varies, but the categories of family members include:
- Spouse (immediate availability)
- Parents, if the petitioner is at least 21 years old
- Unmarried Children under 21
- Unmarried Children over 21
- Married children of any age
- Unmarried children of any age
How Do I Apply for a Green Card for My Family?
To apply sponsor your family, you (the petitioner or sponsor) must completed the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Form I-130. When the visa is available, your family member will then be able to apply for a green card.
The steps to applying for a green card for family are:
- File a Visa Petition (Form I-130)
- USCIS decides on the petition (several months or years)
- After approval, immigrant relative applies for a green card
Call a Miami Green Card Lawyer at (305) 676-7520!
Lawful permanent residency status in the U.S. is something that is highly sought after by many in the world. Sadly, many are turned away. To help ensure that your application is handled correctly, consult with our experienced legal team at Cifuentes-Marrero, P.A. our green card attorneys are ready to help you!
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