What is an I-751 Petition?
Recently, we received a phone call from a former client who we had helped get a green card. She is a conditional resident, and she just received a letter in the mail that instructed her to file the I-751. Her question to us was, “What is the I-751?” We explained to her that the I-751 is the petition to remove conditions on residents. This is required for people who have conditional residence, people who married U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents, and, within two years of entering into the marriage, filed for their green card.
The government requires people who are conditional residents to remove these conditions to show that they are, in fact, in a real, bona fide marriage and not a sham marriage entered into only for the purpose of getting their green card. When you file the I-751, you not only file the application, but you also want to file documents that will show that you are in a loving relationship— a real marriage.
If you have any questions about the I-751 or any other immigration related matters, give us a call. We would love to talk to you.
Do you or your loved one need help with immigration related legal matters and have questions about how an I-751 petition can help you? Contact our experienced New York immigration lawyers today for a free consultation and case evaluation.