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Helping You Obtain Your Green Card

Most visas are temporary. They allow travelers to remain in the United States for a specified period of time, depending on the purpose of the trip. These are called nonimmigrant visas. On the other hand, when a person immigrates to the United States to live here permanently, he or she receives a green card as proof of “permanent residency” status.

Steps To Take To Become A Permanent Resident

The law provides a number of ways to qualify for a green card. For example, if you have family members who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, they can sponsor you to become a permanent resident. If you are a minor and one or both of your parents have abandoned you and there is someone in the United States willing to take care of you, you may qualify. Also, a U.S.-based employer can sponsor you to become a permanent resident.

Begin The Process Today

If you’ve run into problems, or you’re wise enough to hire an attorney before any problems occur, you want to email or call Griffin and Griffin at 443-782-5566. Our lawyers have experience getting green cards and addressing other immigration concerns for people like you in Maryland.

From our Severna Park office, we serve individuals and families throughout Anne Arundel County and the surrounding area.