Homeownership is part of the American dream -- whether you were born here or moved here from somewhere else. You don't have to be a U.S. citizen to own a home in this country. However, if you need a mortgage to be able to afford a home -- as most of us do -- it's important to understand how your immigration status comes into play.
Most people are thrilled when they finally receive their green cards -- often after a very long wait. However, for thousands of people who received their green cards this year, that excitement has been tampered by a glitch.