The Permanent Residency (PR) status of the United States of America is also known as the green card status of the country. The card holds this name because of the green color design. This is a lawfully allotted status of the candidates’ stay in the United States under which he/she are free to live and work in The United States of America permanently. The validity of the Permanent Residency(PR) status of the US is provided for ten years and two years are given to the conditional Permanent Residency(PR) status holders. After which there are provisions to have the green card renewed.
The processing of the application will definitely depend on the nature of the application and eligibility of the candidate. In certain cases, it can also take years in the processing of the application.
The immigration to America can be undertaken through different programs and the candidate can apply through any of these program based on the suitability and as per his case for application through the program.
Some of the main processes of immigration to the United States of America are:
If your green card has expired or it is about to expire then you need not worry much as there are provisions through which the candidate can renew or replace their green card now. There are some cases in which the form I -90 can be filed online and they are listed below:
Sometimes, certain candidates not eligible to file the form online thus one needs to go through proper instructions for applying. Candidate should make sure that he/she is fully eligible for online apply the form I-90. Sometimes the basic criteria in which the candidate can apply online are –
But please remember that if you have a mistake in your green card that is issued to you by USCIS then you cannot file an e file form 1-90. And also the green card renewal process does not apply to the conditional green card holders in any case. The above details the meant for the ten-year term green card holders only.