What is the difference between 2 year and 10 year green card?

2-year Green Cards are conditional resident cards that are applied in situations of marriage or employment. 10-year Green Cards are permanent resident cards that can be acquired after the marriage has lasted two years and have proved the legitimacy of their marriage through evidence.

Do I need a lawyer to file I-751?

It is recommended that you speak to an attorney before filing Form I-751 with a waiver. First, prepare Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence. You may download the form and filing instructions from the USCIS website, or use CitizenPath to help you prepare the form in about 20 minutes.

How do I pay Form I-751?

You may pay the fee with a money order, personal check or cashier’s check. When filing at a USCIS lockbox facility, you may also pay by credit card using Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transactions. If you pay by check, you must make your check payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Where do I mail my form I-751?

This form was previously filed at the California and Vermont Service Centers. Now, petitioners must send Form I-751 to a USCIS Lockbox facility. However, the California, Nebraska, Vermont, and Texas Service Centers will be the adjudicating offices.

How long does Uscis mail take to arrive?

If all documents submitted properly you may receive a notice within 25 to 30 days.

Does Uscis send approval notice in email?

If the application was submitted to USCIS with the Premium Processing upgrade, we have continued to receive courtesy emails from USCIS about 2-3 business days after the case is received. We have also continued to receive email notification regarding decisions from USCIS.

How do I renew my green card after 10 years?

How to apply for a green card renewal

  1. Create a USCIS online account.
  2. Complete Form I-90.
  3. Upload required evidence, such as a copy of your expired or soon-to-expire green card.
  4. Review and digitally sign your application.
  5. Pay the government fees (if required).
  6. Submit your application, and wait for your new green card.

What do I send with Form I-751?

Evidence to Send with Form I-751

  • Birth certificate(s) of child(ren) born to the marriage.
  • Lease or mortgage contracts showing joint occupancy and/or ownership of your communal residence.
  • Financial records showing joint ownership of assets and joint responsibility for liabilities.

How long does it take to get 10 years green card after Biometrics?

Many people expect to receive a response or next steps from the USCIS within a few weeks of their biometrics appointment. Unfortunately, the wait will be much longer than this. Typically, it can take anything between 5 and 10 months before you get a notice for your green card interview, for example.