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Frequently Asked Questions
If my residency card is going to expire with how much time do I need to resubmit my application?
The form and solicitation should be within 6 months before your residency expires.
What documents to I need to mail of with the application to renew my residency card?
Copy of residency card both sides, and a money order of $540.00 for immigration.
In how much time will I receive a response after sending my renewal application for residency with my payment?
The approximate days to receive a receipt of your application & payment is 30 days, then you will receive another letter 30 – 90 days after for the appointment to take your finger prints with immigration and will also tell you place and time where the appointment will take place.
In how long will I receive my new residency card after I take the Finger prints with immigration?
The approximate time for immigration to return your new residency card is an extension of 9-12 months to receive back to your address.
If I already have 10 years with my residency how do I know if I can become a citizen of the U.S.A ?
First: if a U.S Citizen applied for you, after 3 years you can apply for Citizenship
Second: If a U.S Resident applied for you, after 5 years you can apply for Citezenship
6. If I am a permanent resident and I have not became a U.S Citizen can I apply for my family and parents? If you are permanent resident you can only apply for wife or kids, if you are U.S Citizen you can apply for your family, parents, brothers who are single or married.
If I apply as permanent resident for my wife and my under age kids what quantity do I need to send to immigration and what documents are sent with the application?
The payment that is sent to immigration is of $535.00 dlls, documents needed are birth certificates translated of the petitioner and Beneficiary, copy of the residency and form of the petition signed
After sending the packet to the office of immigration with the required documents and payment, how many weeks does it take to receive a confirmation back to our address?
Approximately it will take 30 days for a response from immigration department.
Apart from the receipt of documents of payment that immigration sends, will I receive another letter and if so in how much time will it be?
Immigration will send a confirmation in approximately 6-9 months letting you know that your case will be transferred to NVC (National Visa Center) so you can continue your case.
After receiving the letter of approval, will I receive a letter from National Visa Center to my address? Do I have to make any more payments for my family?
Yes, National Visa Center (NVC) will send a letter with the following instruccions:
- The first are two payments: one of $120.00 the second is the payment of $325.00 that will be payed electronically utilizing your bank account
- You will need to fill out your Letter of Sustainment with Taxes & W-2
- Documents translated such as birth certificates, Matrimony Certificates to whom it corresponds. You will also need copy of Passport, Photograph Passport Size and Letter of no Criminal Record
If I am a permanent resident and I have not became a U.S Citizen can I apply for my family and parents?
If you are permanent resident you can only apply for wife or kids, if you are U.S Citizen you can apply for your family, parents, brothers who are single or married.