This site gets a lot of questions about how to immigrate to the U.S. This is the second part of an article that addresses this very issue. This article focuses on immigrating to the U.S. based on having family in the U.S.
All persons wishing to have the right to live and work in the U.S. without restriction must qualify to immigrate and go through the formal immigration procedures. These procedures can be complex, time-consuming, and frustrating.
A visa is a document that is issued by a U.S. consular officer at an overseas consular office. While it is required for anyone who wishes to apply for entry into the U.S., it does not guarantee entry. Even then, there are a number of requirements that must be met to obtain a U.S. visa.
A person’s U.S. immigration status depends on whether they are an alien, non-immigrant, or lawful permanent resident. This is a bit more complicated for non-immigrants who are in the U.S.
A passport is an official government document that certifies an individualâ€™s identity and citizenship and permits a citizen to travel abroad. It is an essential document that is not always easy to obtain. This article examines the U.S. process for issuing passports.