If you have a Green Card and have been convicted of an aggravated felony after 1996, there is little you can do to stay in the United States to fight for the Green Card aside from making some type of asylum claim.
Under certain circumstances, if you have an aggravated felony with your Green Card obtained in the United States and you have a way to obtain your Green Card again through marriage to a citizen, or have a child who’s over 21, you will be eligible for a Green Card again with a waiver.
In order to be eligible for cancellation of removal, you must have had a Green Card for five years, have been in the United States seven years prior to the commission of your crime that makes you inadmissible, and cannot have been convicted of an aggravated felony.
A person who is born outside of the United States can come to the country in a variety of ways. There are some cases in which a foreign child has parents that are United States citizens. When this happens, there are generally two ways a person can obtain citizenship through… Read More
There are cases in which people come to the United States from other countries because of the poor circumstances in their own country. This typically happens when people are forced to leave their country due to war, persecution, violence, or even a natural disaster. These individuals are known as refugees.… Read More
Foreign individuals come to the United States for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, it is because they are unable or unwilling to return to their native country, or they are seeking protection due to persecution. These individuals are called asylees. In order for an individual to receive asylee status on… Read More