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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Green Card Status issues in Pennsylvania.

  • immi

    Immi helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. The online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Immi was created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to increasing access to justice for low-income immigrants. Content Detail

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    Immigration Advocates Network
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  • ImmigrationLawHelp.org - Pennsylvania Organizations

    List of organizations in Pennsylvania from ImmigrationLawHelp.org offering assistance, counseling or representation in immigration issues. Content Detail

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    ImmigrationLawHelp.org
  • immi Learning Center

    The immi learning center is your resource for learning about U.S. immigration and how to stay in the U.S. legally. Browse the glossary for basic terms and concepts. Or read more detail about common ways to stay in the U.S. Content Detail

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    Immigration Advocates Network
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  • immi - Search for Legal Help

    Immi helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. Our online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Immi works with legal aid organizations across the U.S. to connect immigrants to legal help. Enter your address or zip code to see a list of organizations in your area. Content Detail

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    Immigration Advocates Network
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  • Case Status Service on Line

    This website from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services allows you to check the status of BCIS applications for which a receipt letter (Form I797) was issued. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
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  • Family of Green Card Holders (Permanent Residents)

    Information from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on your right as a green card holder (permanent resident), to petition for certain family members to immigrate to the United States as permanent residents. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Green Card Based Forms

    List of Green Card Based forms from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. USCIS forms are always FREE to download on this site, or order by mail or phone at 1-800-870-3676. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Green Card Eligibility Categories

    In order to apply for a Green Card, you must be eligible under one of the categories listed on this page. Once you find the category that may fit your situation, click on the link provided to get information on eligibility requirements, how to apply, and whether your family members can also apply with you. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Green Card for Employment-Based Immigrants

    You may be eligible to become a permanent resident based on an offer of permanent employment in the United States. This provides information and directions from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services about the steps to apply for lawful permanent residence or "green card" through a job or offer of employment. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • File My Application Online (E-Filing)

    This is a location where you can file certain documents online with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. By filing online you can submit and view certain benefit requests, receive electronic notification of decisions, and receive real-time case status updates. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Forms Updates

    This page from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services lists updates to USCIS forms as they are published, along with a brief explanation of the nature of the update. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Immigration Forms and Fees

    Downloadable Immigration Forms from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Information for Pro Se Litigants

    These self-help materials from the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project are designed for detainees to use in representing themselves when applying for some common forms of legal relief from removal. These materials are written for detainees in Arizona and were last updated in 2007. Note: These publications are meant to provide useful basic information about immigration law and detention in removal in Arizona and were created in the course of the Florence Project's work. Under no circumstances do they constitute legal advice. Content Detail

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    Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
  • Legal Help for Unaccompanied Minors in Immigration

    The Unaccompanied Children Resource Center maintains a directory of free and low-cost immigration legal services providers that can be searched by state, county or zip code, as well as information about what happens in immigration court and information on requirements to secure status in certain special circumstances. Content Detail

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    Unaccompanied Children Resource Center
  • Paying USCIS Fees

    Information on how you pay your USCIS filing fees (including biometrics and other fees). This will depend on whether you are inside or outside of the United States. Content Detail

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    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services