Category Archives: Green Cards

Green card related posts from JCS immigration

Frequently Asked Questions about Your Conditional Green Card

What is a conditional Green Card?

A conditional green card is valid for only two years, hence it is a temporary green card. It is important to note that a three-month (90 day) window opens up one year and nine months after it is issued, during which you must file another petition for removal...

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U.S. Immigration and Public Charge

What is a public charge in U.S. immigration law and how can it affect my green card or change of status?


A “public charge” means an individual who is likely to become primarily dependent on the government for subsistence, as demonstrated by either the receipt of public cash assistance for income maintenance or institutionalization...

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Top 5 Reasons a Marriage Based Green Card Application is Denied

It is a common misconception that a green card application based on marriage can only be denied because USCIS suspects marriage to be fake.

Obtaining a marriage based green card may be a dream come true for many successful applicants; however, this sweet dream can instead become a nightmarish reality of green...

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