Lawful Permanent Residence (Green Card)

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.

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Sebaly, Shillito, + Dyer is a law firm with attorneys whose practice specializes in 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.

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