After applying for a green card through marriage to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (LPR), you will be given a “conditional residence” status if your marriage is less than two years old on the day that you are lawfully admitted to the United States. In most ways, if you are a conditional resident, […]
Form I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence
Removing conditions is a relatively straightforward process, especially if you and your spouse provide enough bonafide evidence to convince the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that your marriage is 100% legitimate. However, if you were divorced during the conditional period, the process can be much more complicated. What is the Form I-751 Petition […]
The USCIS provides “conditional permanent resident status” and a two-year green card to immigrants married to a Legal Permanent Resident or United States Citizen. Those who wish to attain their status as a Lawful Permanent Resident must file the Form I-751 – Removal of Conditions Application. Now, what happens after you submit your Form I-751? […]
Originally, green cards didn’t come with expiration dates, but in 1989 the U.S. changed the law. Now all green cards expire after 10 years, at which point lawful permanent residents have to renew their cards. Here’s a guide on how to renew your green card.