Foreign nationals who desire to live in the United States as permament residents have two options. First, those already in the United States may be eligible for a process completed in the United States known as adjustment of status.
Foreign nationals who desire to come to the United States temporarily have a variety of options. United States law provides for different types of non-immigrant visas that authorize an individual to come to and remain in the United States.
Many foreign nationals desire to immigrate to the United States and become lawful permanent residents. Often, the legal process is completed at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the person's home country.
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.
People travel internationally more than ever before. Because of this, people have many more opportunities to meet people of different countries, experience new cultures and develop friendships. For many, these friendships develop into feelings of love and a desire to marry.
Divorce can be a complicated and difficult process since it necessarily involves determination of child custody and division of property. One additional factor that can impact the divorce is when one or both parents are foreign nationals rather than U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
United States immigration law distinguishes between "immigrants" and "non-immigrants". An immigrant is someone who is coming to the United State with the intention of residing in the United States indefinitely.
Immigration to the United States is a common, world-wide desire. Every year, thousands upon thousands of people from all over the world attempt to legally immigrate to America. The reasons vary: some come for freedom from tyranny and opression, others for economic opportunity.