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Old 06-14-2009, 08:43 PM   #1
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I went to uscis.gov but couldn't find list of documents/ papers that I need in order to apply green card for my wife. Does anyone know? I'm US citizen by the way and got married overseas.
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Old 06-14-2009, 08:47 PM   #2
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Old 06-14-2009, 08:48 PM   #3
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Old 06-14-2009, 08:51 PM   #4
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Is she an illegal alien? You might want to look into legal help if thats the case.
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Old 06-14-2009, 08:56 PM   #5
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Apply for a Green Card Through Marriage to a U.S. Citizen

Lat time I checked, you need a Green Card before you can apply for US Citizenship.
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Old 06-14-2009, 08:58 PM   #6
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Default What papers do I need to make my wife a permanent resident of US?

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Apply for a Green Card Through Marriage to a U.S. Citizen

Lat time I checked, you need a Green Card before you can apply for US Citizenship.
Congratulations on linking to a business that profits off people too stupid to download free forms from official US government websites.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:00 PM   #7
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those links provided are for either citizenship or i have to pay. i need requirements for permanent resident (green card) through marriage
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I thought all the proper forms come automatically when you ordered her.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:08 PM   #9
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Apply for a Green Card Through Marriage to a U.S. Citizen

Lat time I checked, you need a Green Card before you can apply for US Citizenship.
Congratulations on linking to a business that profits off people too stupid to download free forms from official US government websites.
Sounds like the op...
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:11 PM   #10
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those links provided are for either citizenship or i have to pay. i need requirements for permanent resident (green card) through marriage
Actually my link goes to the main immigration portal.

And if you opened your eyes to look at the page, you would see the menu on the left hand side that says Family Based Forms. In that section, you would then see the form that says Petition for Alien Relative. On the bottom of that page, you would see a link to the form in PDF format.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:15 PM   #11
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I'd buy the pamplet already posted.

I think you can find all the info online w/o it but given that the forms cost about $2000 to file properly, an extra $50 to make sure you have everything is worth it IMHO.

If you go through a lawyer it will cost double that.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:18 PM   #12
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Apply for a Green Card Through Marriage to a U.S. Citizen

Lat time I checked, you need a Green Card before you can apply for US Citizenship.
Congratulations on linking to a business that profits off people too stupid to download free forms from official US government websites.
Funny, your link is for Citizenship Application. The OP specifically asked for Green Card, apparently you're too ignorant to know the difference. :roll:


How Do I Change My Fiance(e)'s Status to Lawful Permanent Resident?

Look for Form I-485 or Form I-765


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Old 06-14-2009, 09:19 PM   #13
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those links provided are for either citizenship or i have to pay. i need requirements for permanent resident (green card) through marriage
Actually my link goes to the main immigration portal.

And if you opened your eyes to look at the page, you would see the menu on the left hand side that says Family Based Forms. In that section, you would then see the form that says Petition for Alien Relative. On the bottom of that page, you would see a link to the form in PDF format.
The I-130 form is only 1 of many forms you have to file.
You also need the work authorization (probably),
authorization to travel while green card is being processed (probably),
some other form that basically says they can't go on welfare and you have to support them (even if divorced)

At one point I had a list of everthing but I dont' know what I did with it.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:29 PM   #14
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Default What papers do I need to make my wife a permanent resident of US?

After she gets her green card work towards getting her citizenship. My grandmother was a Danish citizen and the lawyer for my grandfather's company had to sit down and explain to her what would happen to her finances and things if my grandfather died before she did. She would have lost enough that she wouldn't have enough for her retirement.
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Old 06-14-2009, 09:40 PM   #15
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After she gets her green card work towards getting her citizenship. My grandmother was a Danish citizen and the lawyer for my grandfather's company had to sit down and explain to her what would happen to her finances and things if my grandfather died before she did. She would have lost enough that she wouldn't have enough for her retirement.
i don't think that is correct. citizenship would not do anything above and beyond what a greencard holder is entitled to.
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Old 06-15-2009, 12:04 PM   #16
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Default What papers do I need to make my wife a permanent resident of US?

OP, how about this?

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/si...nVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD
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you need the frawress victoly papers
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Old 06-15-2009, 12:18 PM   #19
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That alone describes 50% of all businesses, IMO
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Old 06-15-2009, 12:25 PM   #21
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This is a crazy nutso idea but how about calling USCIS or whatever the hell they're called now. When I had to go through the process for my wife, they provided a lot of help.
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Old 06-15-2009, 12:31 PM   #22
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From their website:

How Do I Help My Relative Become a U.S. Permanent Resident?
*PDF file*

You can also visit one of their offices to ask questions and/or pick up forms:
Make an appointment here: http://infopass.uscis.gov/
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lol
if it didn't, RMA that bish.
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Might be easier to find a new wife here.
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Default What papers do I need to make my wife a permanent resident of US?

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Apply for a Green Card Through Marriage to a U.S. Citizen

Lat time I checked, you need a Green Card before you can apply for US Citizenship.
Congratulations on linking to a business that profits off people too stupid to download free forms from official US government websites.
Well the OP can't find them either...do you have a link?



You may have a harder time since you married overseas. At the time of mine it was a red flag.

My wife doesn't want to be a citizen of the US...she is a green card holder now and perm. resident though.

It took about 2 years, they rejected the first application.
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