Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Green Card – How to get

Green Card

Acquiring a green card can be a daunting prospect. So we have broken the process down here for you in simple terms. The three most popular ways are follows:

Green Card Lottery or DV lottery- Entering the green card lottery or DV lottery is a very easy route to take as the basic requirements are simply that you need to have been born in a country considered eligible and that you have been graduated from high school or its equivalent in the country where you were born.

Being sponsored by an employer - Sponsorship by an employer is slightly more difficult. First you need to find an employer who is willing to sponsor you. Once you have that, you just need to go through the administration process and complete 3 stages (Labor Certification Application, the Immigration Petition & Adjustment of Status). This process may take a while, but after you have completed the first 2 steps, you can start working in the US.

Marrying a US citizen – This is possibly the easiest way to gain a green card, however first you need to fall in love with a US citizen. The legitimacy of the relationship is integral to the simplicity, as if you are truly in love and can prove that the marriage is not for convenience then you’re well on your way! However, if it is a sham and you can’t sufficiently prove the marriage is an honest one, then huge problems may lie ahead…

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