Are you looking to gain the right to work and live in the United States? With a green card, you can reside in the United States and, eventually, become a United States citizen. But the process of obtaining a green card can be lengthy, confusing and disorienting. You should have someone on your side to guide you through the process.
The Law Office of Edgardo Martinez, LLC will make sure you are taking the right steps to obtain your green card. It requires patience and understanding, but, soon, you will have the right to reside in the United States of America.
The Law Office of Edgardo Martinez, LLC has helped countless individuals in Tampa, Florida with immigration law. From green card defense to naturalization assistance, our attorney can help individuals navigate the complexities of obtaining United States residency and citizenship. To help break down these rules and regulations about green cards, here are some answers to many pressing questions.
How can one obtain a green card? Many are sponsored by a family member or a U.S. employer. There are also other ways to become a resident through refugee or asylum status.
Does it expire? Yes. Green cards are valid for 10 years for permanent residents (2 for conditional permanent residents). At the end of the period, you must get the card renewed.
How long does the process take? It all depends on your situation. With a qualified lawyer on your side, the time to obtain a green card can be much less.
Does having a green card lead to citizenship? After you have resided in the United States for 5 or more years, you are eligible to apply to be an official United States citizen. Those who are married to a current United States citizen need to wait at least 3 years. There are many other requirements to follow, all of which a green card lawyer can assist with.
If you are searching for a green card lawyer in Tampa, Florida, than look no further! Reach out to The Law Office of Edgardo Martinez, LLC right now to discuss your situation with a qualified attorney.