The U.S. immigration laws allow both United States citizens and permanent residents to sponsor certain immediate family members to work and live in the U.S legally.
Asylum status is a protection granted by the United States government to asylees, foreign nationals either already in the United States or seeking admission at a point of entry or border. To be considered an asylee, an individual must also have been persecuted or have a well-found fear of persecution based on race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion from their country of origin.
Obtaining a Special Immigrant Juvenile status can give the at-risk child a chance to have a bright future in the United States.
Admission occurs when you are legally admitted to the US at a port of entry. To be admitted you have to be admissible to the US and there are certain criminal convictions that can make you inadmissible.
In all cases, a US citizen or permanent resident will need to fill out an I-864 Affidavit of Support accepting financial responsibility for the person coming to the US.
If the consular officer determines that the relationship is valid, the U.S. Department of State will issue the K-1 visa. Your future spouse then has six months to travel to the U.S. and once your spouse enters the U.S. you have 90 days to get married. Once married, your spouse can apply for lawful permanent […]
Undocumented migrants who are victims of the following crimes may qualify to apply for and obtain the U visa.