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Immigration Attorney Helping Clients With I-751 Applications

At Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, our immigration lawyers have the skills, knowledge, and experience to assist clients with all aspects of the I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence form. We are committed to helping people and families find efficient, effective immigration solutions. If you have any questions about green card renewals and conditional residency, our legal team is more than happy to help. For a comprehensive consultation with an experienced immigration attorney, please contact us today.

What to Know About Green Card Renewal for Conditional Residents

In most cases, green cards (lawful permanent residency cards) are valid for a period of ten years and can be renewed indefinitely. However, there is an exception for immigrants receiving a spousal visa if they were married for less than two years. In this circumstance, green cards are on a “conditional” basis. Before your conditional green card expires, you must file an application to remove the conditions on your immigration status.

Eligibility Requirements for an I-751 Green Card Renewal

Officially known as a ‘Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence’ or ‘Form 1-751’, this application will allow for the transition to a non-conditional green card. It is imperative that you file Form 1-751 in a timely manner. A late filing could cause you and your partner significant problems. To get approval, you will need to submit the following:

  • A completed Form I-751;
  • Copies of your current conditional green card; and
  • Evidence that your marriage was entered into in good faith.

In general, a Form I-751 should be filed jointly. The process is far easier if the spouse who sponsored the conditional green card can help. However, if you cannot submit a joint application—either because your spouse passed away, you got divorced, or you are suffering from abuse—you are not out of options. You have the right to petition for removal on your own.

How an Immigration Attorney Can Help With Form I-751

The green card renewal process can be complicated. At Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, we assist clients with all issues related to their Form I-751. When you reach out to our team, you will be able to speak with an immigration lawyer who can:

  • Answer your questions about green card renewals;
  • Gather documents and complete the application paperwork; and
  • Take any other action needed to get you the best outcome. 

Although the Form I-751 may not seem too difficult at first impression, the renewal process is filled with a number of different pitfalls. Our Metairie green cards lawyers will put in the time, energy, and personal attention to help you effectively navigate the American immigration system.

Call Our Metairie Green Card Renewal Lawyers Today

At Nicaud & Sunseri Law Firm, our Metairie immigration attorneys provide thorough, efficient, and reliable legal advocacy. If you want more information about Form 1-751, we will get you answers. Please do not hesitate to call us now to set up your confidential initial immigration consultation.


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