What is the time frame to get a green card if I apply for green card now? 1 Answers as of February 10, 2011

I am a Special Educator from India on J1 visa. I have a Masters Degree. I can obtain a waiver. What is the time frame to get a green card if I apply for green card now? Will I be able to stay and work in U.S. Until I get my green card as j1 visa time limit is 3 years? What are the ways to stay in U.S. till I get my green card?

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J1 is not non-immigrant visa. You need to get an immigrant visa such as H1B , then labor certificate and then green card. It will take a few years. Good luck!
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Replied: 2/10/2011
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