San Antonio Green Card Lawyer
Legal Permanent Residence
What is a Green Card?
A Green Card is a document issued by the US Government, which gives you the right to live and work in the United States.
What is Legal Permanent Residency?
Legal Permanent Residency is synonymous with Green Card. When someone says “Lawful Permanent Residency” they are actually saying “Green Card”.
What are the benefits of the Green Card?
A Green Card comes with numerous benefits. For instance, with a Green Card you can:
• Live in the USA
• Work in the USA
• Apply and attend schools and universities
• Obtain a Social Security Number
• Apply for a State Driver’s License
• Apply for US Citizenship after 5 years (or 3 years in some cases)
How can I get a Green Card?
There are two ways to get a Green Card: via Family or via Employment (with includes investors).
1. Family-Based Green Cards
A family-based Green Card is a Green Card you get by applying through certain relatives such as a Spouse or Parent. For more information, click on one of the following to read more about the benefits, application process and requirements for family-based green cards for you or your relative:
2. Employment-Based Green Cards
Employment-based Green Cards are Green Cards for nationals of other countries who have invested in starting or continuing business in the United States or workers that were hired for a temporary position here in the US and have a valid work visa. For more information, click on one of the following to read more about the benefits, application process, and requirements for worker-based green card applications:
For more information about Legal Permanent Residency contact our San Antonio Green Card Lawyer
If you would like to set up a consultation with an immigration attorney or discuss the time, costs and other requirements associated with a Green Card application, please call (210) 858-9681.