Book Title:

How to Get a Green Card (Paperback)
by Ilona M. Bray (Author), Loida Nicolas Lewis (Author)

Editorial Reviews:

The Irish Herald

Though many books on the subject have been published, none have come with better credentials than this up-to-date guide.

Library Journal

A light in the Immigration and Naturalization Service’s Bureaucratic tunnel. Highly recommended.

Book Description

Applying for a green card? Read this book first.

The U.S. immigration system is an enormous bureaucracy. It’s vital that you understand all the requirements for getting a green card before starting your application & making a mistake can ruin your chances.

Fortunately, How to Get a Green Card explains the best ways to work with U.S. immigration officials, how to prepare and present the right documents, and what to expect every step of the way. Learn the quickest way to get a green card through:

* parents, siblings and adult children
* spouses and fiances
* green card lotteries
* political asylum or refugee status
* and much more

Updated with the latest laws, policies and procedures, the 7th edition is completely overhauled to concentrate on family, asylum and other immigration opportunities available to the average immigrant.

About the Author

Attorney Ilona Bray came to the practice of immigration law through her long interest and concern with international human rights issues. Before joining Nolo as legal editor in charge of immigration, she ran a solo law practice and worked for a number of nonprofit immigration agencies, including the International Institute of the East Bay and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. Ms. Bray was also an intern in the legal office at Amnesty International’s International Secretariat in London. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in philosophy from Bryn Mawr College, and her law degree and a Master’s degree in East Asian (Chinese) Studies from the University of Washington.

Loida Lewis is a former INS attorney with over 15 years experience handling U.S. immigration matters. Co-author of How to Get a Green Card, she is licensed to practice law in both New York and the Philippines.