If you want an immigration green card, you should take a long time process since there are many steps that need to be implemented although you had been married. Learning some of the main rules and some of the trade-offs can help to determine which is the right steps to take to achieve this goal.

In case you get into the United States on a K-1 fiancé passport or a K-3 passport, the process will definitely take a long period and, in case you choose to start with the aid of a lawyer, may cause duplicating expenses and forms. If a lawyer is to be consulted, it is recommended to do so before moving with these types of visas.

The fastest way to be a permanent USA citizen is to get married and fill the civil forms there. People who would like to be the permanent citizen must complete all the forms and reside in the country until they acquire the status.

Procedure for Acquiring a Green Card

Some procedures have to be obeyed to attain immigration green card through a marriage. The procedures are visa petition from immigration, proof from the loved one who is real US resident, a marriage credential and as well a document in case there was a divorce. All of these papers should be properly authorized and translated into English. Afterward, agreement concerning work permits, travel parole must be completed first before the couple received U.S citizenship. For the filing prices, you need to prepare money above one-thousand dollars. Legal document from nonnative loved one is really need to be registered.

If all of the documents have been submitted, the individual should go for fingerprinting. It needs several months until the spouses being requested for an interview. Telling the fact is important in this phase. Take it easy and respond to all the questions based on everything you know about your spouse. The spouse can pass to the following question if doesn’t know the answer. At the interview, dress appropriately and be polite to the interviewer.

The Review Process

The interviewer considers issues in race, faith, or age as the factors for the couples telling the fact or not. Get ready for a tough interview in case there are big difference responses. The interviewer will take a deep concern if the woman is older than the man. It perhaps annoying, however it is legal for the interviewer to give attention to this information.

The interviewer will hold another interview personally when the answers didn’t match very well. So, in case the answers do not match, the applicant may be subject to criminal punishment and pushed to admit to deceptive purpose.

Follow the whole procedure, tell the truthful explanation and use a good legal representative are the most things you can do to have the green card.

Victoria Pynchon is an attorney-mediator and arbitrator. She is also a principal in the She Negotiates Consulting and Training firm for which her blog “She Negotiates” is named. In addition to writing for the Forbes.com legal blog “On the Docket,” Pynchon also authored the book “A is for A**hole, the Grownups' ABCs of Conflict Resolution.