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Learn the basics (3)+

  • How to get a green card

    Learn how to apply for a green card to become a legal permanent resident. This information is provided by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Content Detail

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  • Required medical exam

    Most green card applicants must have a medical exam done by a special doctor before they are approved. This official USCIS website will help you find a doctor in New York State who can perform this exam. Content Detail

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  • What to do if an application is denied

    Learn about what you can do if your green card application is denied. This information is provided by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Content Detail

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Forms and tools (3)+

Getting a green card through a spouse or relative (1)+

  • Same-sex marriages

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services allows a same-sex spouse to file a visa petition the same way an opposite-sex spouse does. This resource goes over the most commonly asked questions about this topic. Content Detail

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    USCIS
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Green cards and visas for victims of domestic violence (1)+

  • VAWA laws for abuse victims

    If you are married to an abusive U.S.-citizen or legal permanent resident, you may be able to file a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-petition to obtain legal status. This also explains how to file for cancellation of removal if deportation or removal proceedings have already begun. Content Detail

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    WomensLaw.org
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Other ways to get a green card (2)+

Help for people with green cards (5)+

Proposed rules on "public charge" (2)+

  • A quick guide to public charges

    This guide provides a summary of how receiving public benefits in the U.S. may affect the "public charge" provisions of the immigration laws. Content Detail

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  • The Proposed Rule on "Public Charge"

    The Trump Administration has proposed new rules governing "public charge," a ground of inadmissibility that can be used to deny either admission to the U.S. or adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident status ("LPR" or "green card" status), where the application is based on certain family relationships. Content Detail

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    The Legal Aid Society
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