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Q: Can a green card holder apply for a green card for their spouse?

if i'm a green card holder and i want to marry someone who's staying here temporary (student visa) can i apply for a green card for my spouse, or only citizens can do that?


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answered on Nov 8, 2021

Yes. You can file a petition for your spouse, which is the first step in obtaining permanent residency. There will be a brief wait period after approval since you are not a U.S. citizen. If your spouse maintains lawful status in the United States during this entire time, then he or she may be... View More

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