Naturalization is the formal process for to become a citizen.
Some children automatically become U.S. Citizens even if they were born overseas.
Background check to review your history.
Immigrate to the United States.
Request permission to work and obtain an Employment Authorization Document (EAD).
The U.S. offers protection to refugees. File a Form I-589 within 1 year of arrival to the U.S.
Withholding of Removal is an alternative for refugees, but its benefits are limited.
CAT protects you from removal to a country where you would be tortured.
Residents who commit crimes may need a Judge's permission to stay in the U.S.
If you have lived in the U.S. for 10+ years, 42B may be a defense against deportation.
Bring your fiancé(e) and his or her children to the U.S. in order to get married.
Establish your relationship to a relative who wishes to live in the U.S. and become an LPR.
Become a lawful permanent resident (LPR) and receive your "Green Card" in the mail.
Some Green Card holders are “Conditional." These Green Cards expire after 2 years.
Like a driver license, Green Cards also expire. Renew your green card for another 10 years.
TPS is for Citizens of a designated nation that is unable to handle their safe return.
DACA was created to help the "Dreamers" who arrived to the U.S. before turning 16.
Victims of domestic abuse can escape the control of USC/LPR spouses.
Visas are available to victims of human trafficking who assist law enforcement.
Visas are available to victims of other serious crimes. Victims must assist law enforcement.