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Manhattan Green Cards Attorney

Helping Clients Obtain Green Cards in New York

If you are seeking a Green Card for you or your family member, your first step should be to speak with a green card attorney. There are many important details involved in these cases, and even a simple mistake like a failure to include information could lead to a denial of your application. Patricia Machado has more than two decades of experience and is committed to helping immigrants navigate a complex legal system

Call (646) 355-1560 now and get started with our Manhattan green card lawyer.

Who is Eligible For a Green Card?

Under United States immigration law, an immigrant with an immediate familial relation to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident may be eligible for a Green Card. Immediate family members include a spouse, parent, or minor child of a U.S. citizen, and those who fall into any of these categories may be able to apply to become a lawful permanent resident.

What are the Requirements For Obtaining a Green Card?

These situations receive priority, and visas are readily available. If you are not an immediate family member of a U.S. citizen, you may still be eligible under the guidelines listed below. Categories for obtaining a Green Card include:

  • First preference: Being the child of a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years old.
  • Second preference (F2A): Unmarried children younger than 21 or spouses of a lawful permanent resident.
  • Third preference (F2B): Unmarried children who are 21 or older of a lawful permanent resident.
  • Fourth preference: Siblings of a U.S. citizen who is at least 21 years old.

How Can Our Green Card Lawyer Help You?

Our green card lawyer in Manhattan is here to assist you by:

  • Comprehensive Legal Expertise: We bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each case. With a deep understanding of the intricate immigration laws, we have successfully assisted numerous clients in obtaining green cards.
  • Strategic Case Evaluation: Every immigration case is unique, and we acknowledge the importance of personalized attention. We thoroughly evaluate your situation to determine the most effective strategy for securing your green card. Whether you are an aspiring professional seeking employment-based immigration or a family member petitioning for a loved one, we tailor our approach to meet your needs.
  • Efficient Application Preparation: The green card application process can be very overwhelming, with many forms, documentation, and deadlines. We ensure that your application is meticulously prepared, leaving no room for errors or omissions that could jeopardize your chances. From gathering supporting documents to completing the necessary forms, we carefully guide you through each step.
  • Navigating Legal Challenges: Immigration laws are dynamic and subject to change. If any challenges arise during the application process, we have the experience and skill to address them promptly and effectively.
  • Representation in Appeals and Waivers: Unforeseen obstacles may arise, leading to a green card application being denied. We are prepared to represent you in appeals or waivers in such cases.
  • Responsive Client Communication: We understand the importance of clear and consistent communication throughout the legal process. We are dedicated to keeping you informed about the status of your case, answering all your questions promptly, and guiding any concerns you may have.
  • Advocacy in Deportation Defense: For individuals facing the threat of deportation, securing a green card is often a crucial defense. We are prepared to advocate on your behalf, presenting a strong case for permanent residency to safeguard your future in the United States.

Contact Our Green Card Lawyer in Manhattan Today

In order to seek a Green Card, an I-130 Form needs to be filed by the citizen or lawful permanent resident on behalf of the individual seeking the Green Card. The USCIS processes these forms, and the timeframe for receiving approval depends on the details of the case. There are a limited number of visas that the government provides depending on the country the individual is coming from and the priority date.

In cases where an immediate family member entered the country unlawfully, an I-601 Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver can be filed. It is highly recommended that you discuss all these options with an NYC green card attorney and do not attempt to move forward without qualified representation.

If you are looking to obtain a Green Card or seek other immigration rights, contact our office immediately at (646) 355-1560, and our Manhattan green card attorney would be happy to talk with you about your circumstances.

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