Q: I'm an int'l student in US; I been married to a US citizen. How should I change my status? should I hire a professional?
I have been in US from last 2 years, my F1 visa is valid till 2021. I and my girlfriend have been married from couples months, and now I want to change my status and get a GreenCard. Should I do procedure by myself or should I hire any lawyer?.
We are not living together right now because my school is in a different city. Will this effect the procedure of applying for a Green Card?
A: If you are unsure about the process, it would be advisable to obtain legal advice and/or representation. This will ensure that you file the proper and sufficient documents and that you obtain work and travel authorization for while the petition is pending. Counsel can also help with other matters, such as Social Security, driver license, etc.
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