In order to obtain an immigration green card, you should take a long time process since there are many procedures that must be taken even if you had been married. You need to get some knowledge to find out all the conditions required to obtain the green card.

If you come into the United States on a K-1 fiancé visa or a K-3 visa, the procedure can take a long period and, in case you choose to start through an attorney, may lead to duplicating expenses and applications. It’s better to communicate with the lawyer before moving into the USA.

The easiest method to be a permanent United States citizen is to get married and complete the civil forms there. People who wishes to be the permanent citizen must complete all the forms and stay in the country until they have the status.

Process of Receiving a Green Card

Some process must be obeyed to acquire immigration green card with a marriage. The person need to submit the documents of a marriage certificate and divorce paper if any, a formal vise request from immigration and interview with the native husband or wife. All of information must be certifiable and written in English. Furthermore, the forms for adjustment of status need to be filed, the application for a work licence, and the document for advance parole travel if the loved one is admissible to the United States. Filing prices run at this time over one-thousand dollars. Legitimate document from nonnative partner is really need to be submitted.

After all of the required procedures completed, then the person need to perform a fingerprint. The husband and wife have to wait for a few months to make an interview. Telling the truth is necessary in this interview. Chill out and respond to all the questions according to everything you know regarding your spouse. If the applicant doesn’t know the answer it is alright to say it. Always dress appropriately for the interview and show respect to the interviewer.


The interviewer will be seeking differences in race, faith, or age as factors that may indicate a deceitful petition. If there is a big dissimilarities, be prepared to clarify it at the interview. The interviewer will be feel bothered if the husband is younger compared to the wife. This concern will annoy the interviewees, however the interviewer has right to seek something more personal.

The interviewer will schedule another interview in person when the answers didn’t match very well. However, if the answers do not match, the petitioner may be subject to criminal punishment and forced to admit to fraudulent purpose.

Get a reputable legal representative and never tell untruth statements in dealing with the activity are the most effective steps to obtain your target to obtain 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 legal blog “On the Docket,” Pynchon also authored the book “A is for A**hole, the Grownups' ABCs of Conflict Resolution.