We assist qualified candidates in acquiring status as lawful permanent residents. A permanent resident is someone who has been granted authorization to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis, which does not involve a change in citizenship. As proof of that status, a person is granted a permanent resident card, commonly called a “Green Card.” The steps to becoming a Green Card holder (permanent resident) vary by category and depend on whether you currently live inside or outside the United States. The main categories for obtaining a Green Card are:
- through family,
- through a job, and
- through refugee or asylee status.
However, there are other specified ways to get a Green Card that can be discussed with a candidate if circumstances indicate another available option.
Sebaly Shillito + Dyer is a law firm with attorneys whose practices include helping individuals navigate United States immigration laws ethically and successfully. We have offices in Dayton, Ohio and West Chester, Ohio.
Contact us (937-222-2500) for a consultation.