Video: How to Get a Green Card

Posted June 19, 2012 in Immigration by Kim Yonenaka


Obtaining a green card is the goal of most immigrants to the U.S., but the process can be a lengthy and complicated one. One small mistake can jeopardize or even destroy your chances of ever being granted permanent residency.

Among the fastest routes to getting a green card: 

  • Marrying a U.S. citizen
  • Family relations
  • Asylum

Immigration attorney Christian Schmidt of the Schmidt Law Group also explains the immigration lottery system and outlines some of the requirements you must meet to qualify for permanent residency.

Navigating the legal immigration system on your own can be treacherous, and it’s always best to consult an experienced immigration attorney. Visit to learn more about immigration law and locate an attorney in your area who can answer your questions.

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