In order to obtain an immigration green card, you should take several years process because there are many procedures that should be taken although you had been married. Being familiar with some of the basic rules and some of the trade-offs can help to choose which is the most suitable path to take to get this goal.

Once you come to USA with a K-1 fiancé visa or a K-3 passport then it will take years waiting or you should utilize a lawyer but it will make you spend a good amount of cash. If an attorney is to be used, it is advised to do so before moving with these types of visas.

The best method to be a permanent United States citizen is to get married and fill the civil papers there. People who expects to be the permanent citizen must complete all the forms and live in the United States until they have the status.

Specifications for Applying Green Card

A couple of process must be taken to get immigration green card through a marriage. These contain the immigration visa petition, facts of US citizenship from one spouse, a marriage document, and proof of termination of any former marriages. Each of the data provided should be genuine, approved and created in English language. When all had been submitted, for the work permit and travel parole should be submitted too before the foreign born couple will be accepted as a permanent citizen in the United States. For the filing fees, you should prepare money around one-thousand dollars. Legal document from nonnative husband or wife is clearly need to be filed.

Once the required application is submitted, one will be invited for fingerprinting. It requires a few months until the husband and wife being called for an interview. Never tell lies in this process. Relax and answer all the questions according to everything you know about your partner. It would better to truthfully say that one doesn’t know the answer. You should dress appropriately for the interview and show respect to the interviewer.

The Interviewing Process

Differences in race, faith, or age will be utilized by the interviewer to figure out if the couples have a fraudulent motive. Be ready for a strong interview in case there are big difference backgrounds. The interviewer will be more concerned if the husband is younger compared to the wife. The spouses will be bothersome but it is something essential for the process.

There will be 2nd interview privately if the interviewer feels something strange with the partners. However, if the answers do not match, the petitioner may be subject to criminal charge and pushed to admit to fake motive.

Follow the whole procedure, deliver the real statement and employ a trusted legal representative are the most things you can do so you can get 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.