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Hi all

please I need clarification on the right way to pursue this.

I presently hold a G visa but i am now married to a US citizen for over a year.

what is the process to obtain a green card?

what documents do i need to start collating for this process?

What do we file for?

when do i get work authorization?

 

very many thanks to anyone that can give me answers.

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Congratulations, would need to file for a spousal visa and adjustment and work authorization and few other things.

You need concurrently to file I-130, I-131, I-485, I 765 and I-864


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40 minutes ago, Paul & Mary said:

Congratulations, would need to file for a spousal visa and adjustment and work authorization and few other things.

You need concurrently to file I-130, I-131, I-485, I 765 and I-864

No visa needed since they’re already inside the US.

 

OP, read the guides, they’re easy to follow and will have all the info you need to successfully file and be a permanent resident 


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4 minutes ago, p-ana said:

No visa needed since they’re already inside the US.

 

OP, read the guides, they’re easy to follow and will have all the info you need to successfully file and be a permanent resident 

you still need to apply to adjust status this still requires an I-130

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Here is the guide for adjusting status when both are in the US.

 

https://www.visajourney.com/content/i130guide2

 

Good Luck!

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