Seeking a Green Card so You Can Work: Know Your Options for Permanent Residency
Job-related Green Cards can be gained if you are offered employment by a United States company, or for specialized jobs. Obtaining a Green Card grants you permanent residence within the United States, and can open up many more opportunities. At Millar & Hayes, our Seattle green card lawyers can help you through the process, avoiding pitfalls and mistakes which can sometimes cause delays and denials.
Obtaining a Green Card
The process of obtaining a Green Card for permanent residency in the United States can sometimes take longer than you might desire. Under our guidance, you can make sure that you are appropriately moving forward in the process and we work to help you achieve favorable results. First, we make sure you are eligible for a Green Card by reviewing the eligibility requirements. We also make sure that you can obtain a visa while you wait for your Green Card to be awarded to you. The rest of the process involves a medical exam, filing an affidavit of support, and proving that you will not become a financial liability to the government.
Eligibility - Permanent residency is granted to employees based on preference:
We provide skilled, effective legal representation for businesses wishing to conduct trade within the United States in a long-term or permanent arrangement. Under the category of business Green Card, several categories determine your type of visa.
Know what category you qualify for by working with our team at Millar & Hayes. We are Seattle immigration lawyers dedicated to your cause. Contact Millar & Hayes today at (206) 262-0561 so you can begin experiencing relief in your immigration case. We are here to guide you through the process effectively.
- First preference (EB-1) is for individuals who exhibit extraordinary ability in specific categories, including the sciences and education.
- Second preference (EB-2) is for individuals who possess advanced degrees and exhibit exceptional abilities in similar categories.
- Third preference (EB-3) is for skilled workers and other professionals.
- Fourth preference (EB-4) is for religious workers and other special categories of immigrants.
- Fifth preference (EB-5) is for substantial business investors.
Consultation: Business Immigration Attorneys for Your Needs
If you are serious about getting legal assistance a consultation is the best place to start. Spend up to a full hour with an immigration attorney to discuss the details of your case, get answers to your questions, work through complex issues and supporting documents and plan an immigration strategy for obtaining benefits.