How can I change my F-1 visa to a green card or permanent resident? by @R44D
Answer by Raad Ahmed:
There are options when it comes to adjusting the status of a current visa. A common way to change your status to that of a green card is done so by having a family member or a current employer file on your behalf. There are couple of special circumstance as well such as obtaining a green card through humanitarian programs or if you are apart of a special class of immigrants. Based on various factors, you may also be eligible to submit specific forms for permanent residency.
Of course, much of this process comes down to details of your situation. It is not uncommon for individuals to mistakenly submit improper documents or file the wrong petition for green cards or residency. It is important that you consult the advice of an immigration attorney.
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