ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS BASED ON MARRIAGE TO A U.S. CITIZEN
TRUST A LEADING Evanston IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY FOR YOUR MARRIAGE-BASED GREEN CARD
As an immigrant living in the United States or wishing to relocate to the
States, there are a multitude of ways you may be able to gain legal status.
If you are in a bona fide relationship and intend to marry your U.S. Citizen
or permanent resident partner, green cards based on marriage are one of
the more streamlined ways through which to gain status in the United States.
Adjustment of status helps to change a non-immigrant status to immigrant
status (Green Card), but there are many steps and nuanced factors, including
timing issues, to keep in mind as you begin your journey.
It is important to work with a reputable and leading Evanston Immigration
lawyer from Takhsh Law, P.C. throughout the process to ensure you approach
it the most effective, efficient and cost-effective way. Contact our firm
today at (312) 561-3735.
MARRIAGE TO A U.S. CITIZEN OR GREEN CARD HOLDER
In order to be eligible for a Green Card through marriage to a U.S. Citizen
or permanent resident, you must have been admitted or paroled into the
country. You must be admissible and eligible under all of the relevant
rules and regulations to obtain a Green Card. Adjusting status is not
a simple process and requires the assistance of a knowledgeable and effective
attorney to guide you through the twists and turns of the process.
- A few specific issues which can potentially affect your adjustment of status
- Intent issues
- Criminal convictions
- Crimes of moral turpitude
- Medical issues
- Inspection issues
- Unlawful presence or overstay
- Fraud issues
Experienced Immigration Lawyers
You must be able to prove that the intended marriage is lawful and bona
fide, i.e. was not entered into in order to circumvent Immigration rules
and regulations. Our firm has years of experience helping couples prepare
their adjustment of status applications. We can help guide you through
any of the potential problems that may arise, while educating you about
the many pitfalls of not strictly adhering by the relevant rules and regulations.
Would you like to schedule a consultation with a Evanston immigration attorney
from our firm? Please contact our office today at (312) 561-3735 to
make an appointment.