The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Chicago District 34, will conduct a virtual PowerPoint presentation, “Adjustment of Status: Getting a Green Card.” on Thursday, November 2, 2023from 6:00PM – 8:00PM.
The presentation will be led by Officer Maria del Carmen Rodriguez, Community Relations Specialist, USCIS Chicago District 34, External Affair. Officer Rodriguez will discuss the eligibility requirements and qualifications for obtaining a green card or lawful permanent residence (LPR) status. The presentation includes a description of non—immigrant and immigrant visa categories and family and employment-based forms of LPR adjustments. The community Relations Specialist will present an overview of the process of adjusting to lawful permanent residency (LPR) or obtaining a green card
Officer Rodriguez joined INS as an asylum officer in 2002, and USCIS as an Adjudicator and Immigration Services Officer II at the Chicago Field Office in 2007. Previously, Maria served as an attorney with the Office of the Cook County Public Guardian in Chicago and as a Public Relations practitioner in the nonprofit arena for 15 years. Maria earned a double BA in History and Communications from Mundelein College inChicago; a MA in Journalism from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL; a JD from NIU College of Law, and a LLM from DePaul University College of Law.
How to Attend
This event takes place on Zoom. Interested participants must register at least 24 hours before the event. Only one registration per household is needed. You’ll receive an email link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. Automatic transcription is included in all CPL events using Zoom. Participants at the event will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the USCIS presentation.