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  • Can a Permanent Resident Get a Driver's License or Permit Without the Actual Green Card?
    Can a Permanent Resident Get a Driver's License or Permit Without the Actual Green Card?

    In general, to get a U.S. driver’s license you must show proof that you are legally permitted to live or work in the U.S. If you are a green card holder, then you can apply for a replacement green ...

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  • How Long Will It Take to Get a Green Card Through Marriage?
    How Long Will It Take to Get a Green Card Through Marriage?

    If you are in the U.S. and married to a U.S. citizen, the process to obtain permanent residence takes on average six to twelve months. The application requires submitting a comprehensive package to ...

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  • Love and Immigration in the USA
    Love and Immigration in the USA

    Fiancé(e) & Marriage Green Card Questions U.S. immigration is getting more and more complicated by the day. Thankfully, though, the immigration process for family members is still relatively straight ...

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  • If I'm a Green Card Holder, Can I Sponsor My Spouse for a Green Card?
    If I'm a Green Card Holder, Can I Sponsor My Spouse for a Green Card?

    Yes, as a legal permanent resident (“green card” holder), you can sponsor your spouse, children, and unmarried sons and daughters (age 21 and over) for a green card under the family-based 2nd ...

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  • I Am a U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) and Will Be Marrying My Girlfriend in My Home Country (Pakistan) Who Does Not Have U.S. Citizenship or a Visa. How Can My Wife Get in to U.S. to Live with Me and How Long Is the Procedure to Bring Her Here
    I Am a U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) and Will Be Marrying My Girlfriend in My Home Country (Pakistan) Who Does Not Have U.S. Citizenship or a Visa. How Can My Wife Get in to U.S. to Live with Me and How Long Is the Procedure to Bring Her Here

    You can petition for your wife by filing the Form I-130 but unfortunately, the wait time for a visa for spouses of permanent residents is currently about 2.5-3 years. If you become a U.S. citizen ...

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  • Marriage, Divorce and Green Cards
    Marriage, Divorce and Green Cards

    Marriage Divorce Green Card Marrying a US Citizen is typically an unquestionable path to gaining lawful permanent residency and, eventually, naturalization - however love doesn't always last as long ...

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