People around the world interested in immigrating to the United States often are confused and frustrated by the lengthy wait. Today's blog post will explain the wait times for family-based immigrant visa petitions, and the reasons for the sometimes lengthy wait times.
Foreign nationals that file an application for an immigration benefit often have questions about the processing of their case. Important issues include the length of processing time, whether additional documents are needed, and when and where an interview will be scheduled.
Generally, individuals born in the United States are United States citizens. However, some individuals born outside the United States may nevertheless be United States citizens, depending on a variety of factors and circumstances.
Lawful permanent residents of the United States have either conditional or unconditional status. Conditional status is granted to spouses of United States citizens or permanent residents if they have not been married more than two years at the time the status is granted.