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Applying for a Green Card

Knowledgeable Immigration Lawyers in Connecticut

After months - or years - of consideration, you may be interested in finally establishing your permanent residency in the United States. Because establishing permanent residency will be among one of the most important decisions that you make in your life, it will be crucial to seek effective legal representation from a knowledgeable Connecticut immigration attorney.

At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we have handled numerous cases involving applications for citizenship and naturalization. Our entire legal team has been committed to protecting the rights of undocumented immigrants throughout Norwalk and Waterbury and helping them obtain citizenship in the U.S.

It's Time to Establish Your Permanent Residency!

Though there are many ways to become a permanent resident of the United States, obtaining a green card is one of the most common options. Before being granted a green card, however, you must fulfill several eligibility requirements, which could include the following:

  • Have a qualifying immigrant petition filed and approved
  • Have immediate family members, such as a spouse or parent, who are U.S. citizens
  • Have an employer who can prove your exceptional ability, and that there is a shortage of U.S. workers to fill the position you would be taking
  • Have an immigrant visa readily available
  • Have refugee or asylum status
  • Be admissible in the U.S.

Depending on your particular situation, you can obtain a green card through family, through an employer, through asylum, or through the green card lottery. Once you have been granted a green card, you will have authorization to legally live and work in the U.S. permanently. As proof of your legal status, you will be granted a permanent resident card, commonly known as a "green card."

Achieve Your American Dream with Help from the Law Offices of James A. Welcome

We proudly work on behalf of individuals who wish to obtain citizenship in the United States, many of whom have difficulty navigating the complicated process of applying for a green card. When citizenship in the United States is your ultimate goal, we strive to do everything in our ethical and professional powers to help you obtain that goal. With a Waterbury immigration lawyer from our firm, obtaining your American Dream can be easier and smoother than you think!

We proudly represent Spanish and English speakers throughout Connecticut, including Danbury, Norwalk, and Waterbury.

When you need legal assistance, we are only a phone call away. Contact the Law Offices of James A. Welcome today!

What Makes Our Firm Unique?

  • Experience

    Our attorneys have the knowledge and expertise to handle your case.

  • Multilingual

    Our team can assist in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese & Portuguese.

  • Convenient Locations

    We service client statewide and have 3 convenient office locations.

  • Available

    We offer weekend and evening appointments by request.