Green Card

United States lawful permanent residency is the immigration status of a person authorized to live and work in the United States of America permanently.A United States Permanent Resident Card (USCIS Form I-551), formerly Alien Registration Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card (INS Form I-151), is an identification card attesting to the permanent resident status of an alien in the United States. It is known informally as a green card because it had been green from 1946 until 1964, and it has reverted to that color since May 11, 2010. Green card also refers to an immigration process of becoming a permanent resident.
Posts about Green Card
  • Basic Information on the Naturalization Test

    … Basic Information on the Naturalization Test As a Miami immigration lawyer and an Austin immigration lawyer, I always caution my clients who are applying for citizenship to study and prepare as much as possible for the citizenship test. Below are some frequently asked questions. What are the components of the citizenship test? All…

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  • Deciding Between a Marriage and a Fiance Visa

    … Deciding Between a Marriage and a Fiance Visa As a Miami immigration lawyer and an Austin immigration lawyer, I receive many questions about people who are deciding between a fiance visa and a marriage visa. Below are some frequently asked questions. What is the faster method to get my green card? There are many categories of visas…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 17 readers -
  • House to Vote on Immigration Bill

    … enforcement. Below are some frequently asked questions. What are in the immigration bills? One of the bills to see a floor vote, dubbed Kate’s Law, boosts penalties for immigrants who try to re-enter the United States after being deported. It is named after Kate Steinle, a young woman who was shot and killed in San Francisco by an immigrant who had been…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 30 readers -
  • Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, social media checks

    … with no effective check on their decisions. If you have any questions in regard to this, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration lawyer or an Austin immigration lawyer. If you would like more information on visa applications, obtaining a green card, deportation defense, or obtaining U.S. citizenship, please contact Miami immigration lawyer and Austin immigration lawyer Michael G. Murray, Esq. at (305) 895-2500 or visit our website at www.mmurraylaw.com. …

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • TPS for Haitian Nationals Extended an Additional 6 Months

    … States was to end in July, may now stay until Jan. 22. He said he would monitor conditions in the Caribbean nation, but he added that the Haitian immigrants should prepare to return home next year. If you have any questions in regard to this, you should speak with a Miami immigration lawyer or an Austin immigration lawyer. Why did the Homeland Security…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • What You Should Know About Marriage Fraud

    … What You Should Know About Marriage Fraud As a Miami immigration lawyer and an Austin immigration lawyer, I represent many immigrants who are applying for their green cards based on a marriage to United States citizen. Every couple in which a U.S. citizen marries and sponsors a noncitizen for an immigrant visa or green card based on marriage…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Tougher visa scrutiny with social media checks

    … applicants “who have been determined to warrant additional scrutiny in connection with terrorism or other national security-related visa ineligibilities,” the State Department said in a notice to the Federal Register. If you have any questions in regard to this, you should speak with a Miami immigration attorney or an Austin immigration attorney…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 14 readers -
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