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Adjustment of Status in Dallas

Adjust to Legal Permanent Resident Status

The Department of Homeland Security reports that there were a total of 1,062,040 people granted legal permanent resident status in 2011. Of these green cards, 580,092 were granted through the process of adjustment of status. There are two routes for obtaining a green card: consular processing, in which a foreign national applies at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in his or her country of origin; and adjustment of status, which is available to certain foreign nationals who are already present in the U.S. on a nonimmigrant visa.

Eligibility for Adjustment of Status

Eligibility for adjustment of status is based on being in one of several different immigration categories. In most of the cases which approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the applicant submits his or her petition on a family-based visa - either in the immediate relative visa category or with one of the family preference visas - or on an employment-based visa.

In both cases, the petitioner must be sponsored, either by the permanent resident or U.S. citizen relative or by the prospective or current employer. In the latter case, it is often necessary for the employer to first obtain labor certification to ensure that the hiring of foreign nationals will not deprive local workers of jobs or depress local wages. In addition to employment- and family-based immigrant applications, adjustment of status is also available for asylum seekers and for certain special classes of immigrants.

How a Dallas Immigration Attorney Can Help

Adjustment of status offers the major advantage of not requiring the applicant to return to his or her country of origin, thereby sparing the individual considerable expenses and inconvenience. You can expedite the process and avoid mistakes which could result in delays or denial of your petition by working with a Dallas immigration attorney from the Mathur Law Offices, P.C., We can assist you with preparing your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residency or Adjust Status, as well as preparing you for your interview and helping you with resolving any complications which might arise along the way.

Get the process started now by contacting us for a case evaluation!

What to Expect From Mathur Law Offices, P.C.

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    “Ignatius, and his team, did a wonderful job on my journey to becoming a naturalized US citizen. They were there with my husband and I from the very beginning, until the Oath Ceremony. In the beginning, we had a wonderful consultation with Sanjay, where he explained everything step by step, and they presented all the necessary paperwork to the government for each step that we took. Part of our journey was with Anamika, where she helped us get through the first 2 parts of the legal process, and the final part was with Ignatius, who assisted us with the naturalization part. Thank you, Ignatius, for being there with me during the interview process. Your presence helped to ease my mind.”

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    “Anamika, I want to express my utmost appreciation for assisting me and my fiancé with the K1 Visa process. My fiancé is from Brazil and we just received the approval for her visa, her interview was successful and now we can finally live our dream and be together. Anamika you made this process so simple and easy, it was a pleasure and we now look forward to the next journey as we get married and ultimately she becomes a USA citizen. I feel extremely comfortable knowing that you will be with us all through this process. We are overcome with joy and happiness. Thank you!!!! Brian”

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