Lawful Permanent Resident Card: Green Card Essential to Become Permanent Resident

by James Partica Immigration Attorney Houston

Green card is officially known as Lawful Permanent Resident Card which allows or permits the person to live and work permanently in US. Permanent residents are those who are green card holders. There is various green card eligibility categories under which applicants have to apply and what are its parameters must be considered for green card lawyer spring. Various categories for applying green card are as follows:

Eligibility Criteria Categories for Green Card

·         Green Card through Employment

·         Green Card as a special Immigrant

·         Green Card through Family

·         Green Card for victims of Abuse

·         Green Card through other Categories

·         Green Card through Family

·         Green Card through Refugee

·         Green Card through Registry

Each of the green card lawyer spring has specific steps and procedures for applying it. The lawful permanent residency offers individuals multiple benefits including freedom to work and live permanently in US. The immigrants of US are mainly divided into two categories: Individuals subjected to yearly limitation divided into 3 categories- employment based, family based and diversity immigrants while second category includes those individuals who may acquire permanent residency without any numerical limitations. There are different types of Visa as follows:

Family Based Visa

Under it family based immigration falls under two categories such as limited and unlimited.

Employer sponsored Immigration Visa

The renewal of green card is required when person living as a permanent resident in US whose 10 yrs green card has expired or will expire within next 6 months and if person is a conditional resident and status is expiring, these instructions will not be followed here in such circumstances. Once the properly filled form 1-90, it takes 10 to 12 months for receiving new green card. Sometimes it may take longer. A fee of $ 540 is charged at the time of filling of form for renewal of green card. But the total fee includes $ 455 as application fee and an $ 85 is biometrics fee. The applications for renewed PR cards usually take 49 days. It takes about 45 days to process PR cards for new permanent residents. The expired green card will still work although physical green card may expire but lawful status as US permanent resident does not. The renewal process of green card is very easier process than applying for initial green card.

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