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Permanent Residence Your Dream is My Dream

Tampa Permanent Residence Attorney

For many, gaining permanent residence in the United States is a lifelong dream. Adjustment of status is the first step towards achieving many individuals’ lifelong dream of becoming a United States citizen. Attorney Ahmad Yakzan has helped numerous individuals apply for permanent residence through family, employment, or special visa petitions. We would be honored to help put you on solid footings to reach your and your family’s goals.

What is Permanent Residence?

Adjustment of status in the process in which individuals signal to the United States government that they want the United States to be their permanent home. Adjustment of status  could be achieved in many ways, including marriage, employment, and special permanent residence programs like self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

How Can I Apply for Permanent Residence Using Marriage?

Permanent Residence through marriage to a United States citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident is one of the quickest and cheaper ways to receive permanent residence. This is because the United States government gives priority to foreigners married to this class of individuals for family reunification reasons. Although individuals married to United States citizens are considered “immediate relatives”, who do not need to wait for an immigrant visa petition to be available, individuals married to permanent residents have to wait for such visa to be available. These visas are granted on a country quota basis, meaning that these visas may be available to individuals from certain countries but not others. Individuals married to permanent residents should also be “in status” if applying for adjustment of status in the United States.

The first step in the process is to apply for a form I-130, petition for alien relative, along with an application for permanent residence if the person is in the United States or a stand-alone I-130 petition if the individual is outside the United States.

Can I Apply for Permanent Residence in Immigration Court?

Yes. We have helped numerous individuals apply for permanent residence in immigration court. These cases involve many factors that may affect the result. Call us today to discuss your case.

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At American Dream Law Office, PLLC, your dream is my dream, and it shows in our reviews! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "This stressful process was made so much easier"
    Throughout the entire process Ahmad and his staff were responsive, professional and most of all comforting.
    - Former Client
    "Going out of his way to help immigrants"
    He listens well and knows the right solution for your unique type of case.
    - Lelia A.
    "I actually received my letter"
    I have nothing but great things to say about him, and I would highly recommend everyone that needs this process to be completed to work with Ahmad.
    - Maria G.
    "He has helped many of my friends in the Albanian community"
    He represented me and made sure her application was approved.
    - Former Client
    "In Good Hands"
    He guided us through the whole process and was transparent with every step and his fees. The whole team filled us with ease and made us feel we were in good, experienced hands.
    - Former Client
    "Make America Dream again"
    Ahmad has been with me through every step and and made me feel comfortable.
    - Nana S.
    "Great group of honest and professional people"
    Overall considering the emotional roller coaster you go through personally during the process, Ahmad and his Team always made sure I was kept informed of any new developments good or bad.
    - Mark F.
    "His knowledge is incredible"
    He went above and beyond to make sure I would make it to the next step on becoming a citizen.
    - Mahmoud B.

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