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.
Obtaining a Green Card is one of the most exciting, and reassuring parts of the immigration process. However, it is perfectly normal to feel a bit unsettled while you wait to hear whether you may obtain a Green Card or not. If you are someone who has submitted their application… Read More
TPS is something that many non-citizens are grateful to obtain, as it protects them from any unsafe conditions in their home country. Recently, USCIS has recently extended TPS designation for six countries, allowing certain people to remain in the United States for a longer period of time than originally expected.… Read More
Naturalization, or citizenship, is the goal of nearly all immigrants who make their way into the United States. However, full citizenship can feel out of reach for many, so when the opportunity finally arises, immigrants are often overjoyed and feel they can finally take a deep breath and relax here… Read More