When Should You File The Form I-751 Petition To Remove “Conditions” on Green Card

Foreign nationals who obtain “conditional” residency by marrying a US citizen or permanent resident, use the form I-751 to have the conditions on their residency removed and obtain a permanent green card. But when the I-751 should be filed depends on each individual’s unique circumstances. We have published a new video that explains when (and […]

Removing “Conditions” on Residency: When to Use Affidavits of Support in a Form I-751 Petition

Conditional residents who obtain lawful residency by marrying a US citizen or permanent resident, use the form I-751 to have the conditions on their residency removed. This I-751 process is designed to demonstrate to the government that the marriage is “bona fide” or legitimate. One way to demonstrate this is with letters or affidavits from […]

Submitting I-751 Affidavit Letters of Support

[Also available on Reddit.] To support a I-751 petition and show that the marriage is “bona fide,” couples must submit evidence that helps establish that the marriage is genuine. This can include joint leases, wedding pictures, joint bank statements or a huge variety of other documents and records. Because the burden of proof to demonstrate […]

How USCIS Determines If a 751 Interview is Needed

[Also available on Facebook.] The filing of a form I-751 is one step in the process of a foreign national becoming a permanent US resident. The petition is typically submitted by a foreign national (who obtains lawful US residency status from marrying a US citizen or permanent resident) near the end of the two year […]

The Basics of Filing a Form I-751 — Removing Conditions to Become a Lawful Permanent Resident

Conditional residents who obtain lawful residency by marrying a US citizen or permanent resident, use form I-751 to have the conditions on their residency removed. Once these conditions are removed, the foreign national becomes a lawful permanent resident. We have published a new video that explains the form I-751 process. You can view the video […]

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