Getting a green card for your spouse takes a lot of legal work. Once accomplished, however, it’s going to be very fulfilling to have the both of you finally reunited for good, and without worries, in the U.S.
The sooner you get started on your application for your spouse, therefore, the sooner you can get the results. Here are some of the important things you need to know when filing the application, and why you might need the help of an immigration attorney Scottsdale AZ.
Green Card Requirements
First of all, the petitioner must either be a US citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card holder).
It is crucial to show in the application that the candidate immigrant will be self-sufficient, or will at least have the necessary financial support in order to live in the country. They should not have to rely on government support and other public benefits.
The Petitioner will have to file an Affidavit of Support confirming that they will be able to financially support the candidate immigrant for the duration of their stay in the country. This affidavit is to be considered as a contract, and so will remain binding until certain conditions are met or fulfilled to warrant its termination.
Different Ways to Get a Green Card
There are several different ways to be eligible for a green card. A Scottsdale Green Card attorney can help figure out which one could work for you best.
Among the different options you could consider would be through a petition applied by a family member (spouse, parents, siblings, sons and daughters over 21 years old, fiance(e). You can also apply through your employer, as a special immigrant, through registry, as a refugee or victim of human trafficking and other crimes, and through lottery.
Why Hire a Lawyer
A Scottsdale immigration attorney, such as from the Law Office of Jared Leung, can help you comply with all the necessary requirements within the deadline set. The process can be tedious and, without the proper guidance, overwhelming.
Work with a lawyer today to get one step closer to achieving that legal immigrant status for your spouse and other loved ones.