Permanent-resident Sentence Examples
If you have a permanent resident status or a temporary (or permanent) work permit, you are eligible to apply for most jobs.
However, Article 15 provides certain derogations where permanent resident status can be acquired prior to the four year period.
An alien can be granted the status of a permanent resident through the sponsorship of his/her spouse.
There is a three-year residency requirement before a permanent resident (married to a US citizen) can apply for his/her citizenship; otherwise the waiting period is five years.
If the permanent resident has not been married for a minimum of three years or been a permanent resident for five years, then the citizenship exam must be delayed until after the five-year waiting period has been served.Advertisement
If the marriage is found to be fraudulent (entered into only for the purpose of obtaining a green card), then the alien will have his/her permanent-resident status terminated.
If the couple's marriage ends in divorce within two years, the alien's spouse's conditional permanent resident status can be terminated.
It is vital that a nursing home be visited before anyone is sent there for recovery or as a permanent resident.
If a divorce is granted before the immigrant spouse is granted permanent resident status, then he or she cannot be granted a permanent residency through the marital relationship.