Q: I'm 18, how do I get a green card w/o help from my family? Have work permit, but passport is expired.
I'm 18 y.o. and trying to obtain a green card. I have lived in the US since I was 10 and my mother recently married a US citizen so both she and my sister have green cards, but because I don't have a good relationship with my family my mother refused to help me with the process.
I have a work permit (work authorization card) issued by the US government a few months ago, is there a way I can use my work permit in order to obtain a green card? The reason the situation is urgent is because I'm hoping to start college in the fall and without a green card I'm not eligible for financial aid. Even with a full time job + merit scholarship, I will likely not be able to afford to attend college but because I'm financially indep from my family I would be eligible for a lot of financial aid. I'm NOT an illegal immigrant because the work permit allows me to legally work in the country, that's why I'm hoping I can somehow obtain a green card through my college or my employer. Thanks in advance
A: There are ways (esp. via employment), here is a link to the USCIS webpage related to green cards. https://www.uscis.gov/greencard .
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