How to Get a Green Card

How to Get a Green Card

by Ilona Bray, Loida Nicolas Lewis
     
 

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The U.S. immigration system is an enormous bureaucracy. It’s vital that you understand all the requirements for getting a green card before starting your application -- making a mistake can ruin your chances.

Fortunately, How to Get a Green Card provides everything you need to understand whether you're eligible, and then make it through the bureaucratic

Overview

The U.S. immigration system is an enormous bureaucracy. It’s vital that you understand all the requirements for getting a green card before starting your application -- making a mistake can ruin your chances.

Fortunately, How to Get a Green Card provides everything you need to understand whether you're eligible, and then make it through the bureaucratic maze. Find out how to work with U.S. officials, how to prepare and present the right documents, and what to expect every step of the way.

Learn the quickest way to get a green card through:

  • parents, siblings and adult children
  • spouses and fiancés
  • green card lotteries
  • political asylum or refugee status
  • and other categories

The 7th edition is completely revised to reflect the latest application procedures, laws and fees. It also shows how to find the latest required forms online, and provides filled-out sample forms.

Editorial Reviews

Immigration Law Today
The clearest, most accurate explanation of immigration laws for nonlawyers thus far.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A definitive book that is also easy to read.
The Irish Herald
Though many how-to books on the subject have been published, none have come with better credentials than this up-to-date, well-presented guide.
Asian Week
Green card seekers: Look no further.
Orange County Register
Provides a nuts-and-bolts guide on obtaining a green card to work and live in the United States...
From the Publisher
"Provides a nuts-and-bolts guide on obtaining a green card to work and live in the United States..." Orange County Register

"Green card seekers: Look no further . . ." Asian Week.

"A definitive book that is also easy to read." Fort Worth Star Telegram

"Highly recommended." Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413311037
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
04/03/2010
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Ms. Bray is an author and legal editor at Nolo. Her specialties include real estate, immigration law, and nonprofit fundraising. Ms. Bray also edits a number of Nolo's small business and small claims court books. Ms. Bray's working background includes solo practice, nonprofit, and corporate stints, as well as long periods of volunteering, including an internship at Amnesty International's main legal office in London. She received her law degree and a Masters degree in East Asian (Chinese) Studies from the University of Washington. When she's not at work she enjoys hiking the East Bay hills, attempting to cook Asian noodle dishes, and going to open houses.

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