Updated on 14.05.2024

Form I-485 for status adjustment

With the help of the I-485 form, certain foreign nationals can apply for adjustment of status in the USA and apply for a Green Card.

Updated on 07.03.2023

Green Cards and EADs get new security design

Since February 2023, Green Cards and EADs have been given a new look including improved security features. The optimized cards are designed to protect against manipulation and counterfeiting. See the…

Updated on 23.01.2022

Green Card Lottery Registration Period

The US government gives away 55,000 permanent residence permits (= Green Cards) in its annual diversity visa lottery. Each year, the U.S. Department of State determines and announces the date for…

Updated on 24.07.2019

Valid passport upon Green Card lottery application

In July 2019 the U.S. Department of State (DOS) changed the conditions of participation in the official Diversity Visa Program. As of now a valid passport is required when registering for the annual…