Removal of Conditional Resident Status

A conditional resident card is issued for 2 years to foreign nationals who obtain status through marriage to a U.S. Citizen before their second wedding anniversary.  In order to obtain permanent resident status, a conditional permanent resident must file a petition to remove the condition during the 90 days before the card expires.

The process to remove the conditional resident status gives Immigration a second opportunity to review the validity of the marriage.  There are certain exceptions to the requirement that the petition be jointly filed.

Speaking to an experienced attorney will help to guide you through this very important process.

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