You say submit the sponsorship application and the permanent resident application together. There are 2 forms on the USCIS, i.e Petition for Alien Relative I-130 and Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status I-485. These 2 forms are under the category Green Card for a Family Member of a U.S. Citizen. Which one to fill?
I am willing to do this myself or at least weigh out the advantages and disadvantages.
The question was specifically geared towards US permanent residency.
The latter of my question ended " to the United States of America?".
It was evidently clear.
If you cannot answer then please retract this question from your list.
Hello,my name isXXXXX you for this opportunity to answer your questions.I'm sorry about the prior confusion. I am a US immigration law expert.
Experts are only compensated for their answer if rated. I note you rated the previous expert who gave you Canada law information. I am happy to give you information regarding US law, and assume you are willing to give me a positive rating if you my answers give you the information you are looking for.Is your spouse in the US and if yes, what status did they enter with?Judith
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