The Law Office of Mana Yegani
IMMIGRATION LAWYER Call Today: 832-391-8813 Call or Text: 832-904-3744 Se Habla Español

Why should I consider getting my green card?

Are you an immigrant who is interested in obtaining permanent resident status? The process for obtaining this type of credential can be complicated and overwhelming -- that is, unless you utilize the services of an experienced Texas attorney. Adjustment of status takes time and effort, but you will be glad you made the commitment when your green card is finally in hand.

What are the benefits to having a green card? This type of document proves that the individual is a permanent resident who has permission to both work and live throughout the United States. In order to keep your green card, you must make sure that you file for periodic renewals and abide by the law. Non-citizens without the benefit of a green card are only eligible for temporary work permits, which are independent of other status documents like visas.

Who is eligible to receive a green card? You may be eligible to apply for a card if you are a relative of a U.S. citizen. Business professionals, investors and employees may also be entitled to such an application. Finally, the government permits certain refugees and those seeking political asylum to receive green card benefits.

How do I know which type of permit I need? An experienced immigration attorney can help you determine which type of green card or visa you need. A U.S. consulate is a great resource for those outside of North America who are seeking permission to enter the United States. After you have entered the country, you can make arrangements to discuss your permanent status needs with an experienced attorney. An immigration lawyer can be a valuable ally in your quest to obtain permanent residency.

Source: FindLaw, "Immigration Visas: Overview" Oct. 08, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice
  • The National Advocates | Top 100 Lawyers | America's Premier Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas | Created in 1939
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2014 | Criminal Defense
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 | Immigration
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2016 | Immigration
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2017 | Immigration
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
Email Us For A Response

Let Us Help You Stay In The USA

Ask About Our Consultation Specials

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

The Law Office of Mana Yegani
1221 Studewood Street, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77008

Fax: 281-674-8320
Map & Directions