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Are there other ways to become a permanent resident besides through family?

Yes, there are a different variety of ways to become a permanent resident such as special immigrant petitions, work petitions, registry and/or other special petitions, and asylees/refugees. Continue reading

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Why does my relative have to wait so long to become a permanent resident?

Basically, family-based immigration into the United States is limited by a number each year. Continue reading

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How do I file for my relative so they can become a permanent resident?

This process proceeds as follows: the person who is already a permanent resident or a citizen of the United States (“the Petitioner”) will file a form called an I-130 Petition for their relative(s). Continue reading

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