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Get Your Green Card in Dallas with Meaders Law

Unlock Your American Dream with Meaders Law Immigration Assistance

If you have questions about green cards, our knowledgeable immigration attorney at Meaders Law has answers. Our Dallas-based firm enjoys helping people understand everything there is to know about all immigration-related matters. We find great reward in helping people achieve their greatest opportunity.

Understanding Green Card Eligibility and Benefits

If you are a non-U.S. citizen in the United States, a green card will allow you to obtain permanent resident status. After 5 years of having a green card, you may apply for U.S. citizenship.

Explore the Different Green Card Categories

There are different types of green cards available:

  • Family-Based Green Card
  • Employment-Based Green Card
  • Asylum Green Cards
  • Refugee Green Cards
  • Human Trafficking Green Cards
  • Green Cards for Victims of Crime
  • Green Cards via the Diversity Lottery

If you wish to obtain a green card, do not hesitate to contact our green card attorneys in Dallas at Meaders Law PLLC.

Ready to Apply for Permanent Residency? Contact Our Dallas Green Card Attorneys Today.

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Green Card Requirements: Are You Eligible?

Each year there are a limited number of visas given out to individuals who want to become permanent residents of the United States, via a family sponsor, job opportunity, or circumstances such as asylum.

Current requirements for becoming a permanent resident of the U.S. include:

  • Eligibility in one of the immigrant categories established by the INA
  • A qualifying immigrant petition, from an employer or family member
  • An immigrant visa that is immediately available
  • The capability of being admitted into the United States

If you are unsure of your green card eligibility, do not hesitate to reach out to a skilled green card attorney in Dallas at Meaders Law today.

Green Card Processing Time: What to Expect

The process to get a green card can be a long, complicated, and very frustrating. The longest waiting period during this process comes during the petition phase, which can be anywhere from a few months to 10 years, as opposed to the visa approval phase, which takes only a few days to a few weeks. The amount of time depends of the type of green card an individual is applying for.

Common wait times for green cards are:

  • Immediate Relative Green Cards: within a few months
  • Diversity Green Cards: within seven months
  • Employment-Based Green Cards: one to four years
  • Family Preference Green Cards: one to ten years

To ensure that there are no delays in your application for a green card, speak with an experienced Dallas green card lawyer near you at Meaders Law.

Traveling Abroad as a Green Card Holder

With a green card, you may travel outside the United States as many times as you want, as long as you do not intend to stay outside the U.S. for over 1 year or more. doing so may create a presumption that you are intending to abandon your lawful permanent residency. in some cases, even absences that are less than 1 year may result in an accusation that you wish to abandon your residency. If you are challenged at any time for leaving the U.S. while having a green card, reach out to our experienced Dallas green card attorney at Meaders Law today.

Choose Meaders Law for Trusted Green Card Guidance

We offer a wide variety of immigration services. We can guide you through the long and burdensome process of obtaining a green card. If you are looking to become a permanent resident in the U.S., our green card lawyer in Dallas can help.

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