Immigration Information

Now that You Have Your Green Card

Congratulations you have recently obtained your Green Card and now are a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States! There are several things you need to know to protect this status and to understand the privileges it bestows on you. Here is some important information regarding your new status as a Permanent Resident.

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Deportation Information

Basic Information on Deportation and Removal

Deportation - - or more properly "removal" is the action by which the government removes an alien from the United States.  The typical process of removal begins with the issuance of a Notice to Appear. A notice to appear is a form, I-831, and sets out the government's allegations as to the alien's status and reasons they are removable from the United States. This is an important document to show your attorney as soon as possible.

 

 

 

Diversity Visa ? 2009 Green Card Lottery

The Department of State annually holds the Diversity Visa program (also known as the Green Card Lottery) where 55,000 green cards are awarded by random computer selection.

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