How to Immigrate to USA? – 3 Major Ways

Some of this blog readers are asking about the overvies of US Immigration Visas. Below is the overview for them.

There are 2 types of visas (immigrant and the non-immigrant) in the US immigration system which permits the overseas nationals to come and have employment in the United States.

The non-immigrant visa permits overseas nationals to come and have an employment in the US temporarily. The visa requirements for a visitor visa have been waive off for approx 36 nations mainly from Europe. Though, most of the people who approach to work in the US plan to immigrate permanently to the US

There are three major ways of obtaining an immigrant visa for US:
1. Through a member of the family already settled in the US
2. Employer sponsoring
3. Online Lottery Visas

Family Sponsors:
It is easier for minor children in addition to the spouses of the US citizens to get an immigrant visa. There is no boundary on the total visa numbers to be given out every year. Though, for those other than the instant relatives of the US citizens who do not have a green card status, the figure of immigrant Visa is 226,000 per year. Exact preference is given to chosen relatives over others. These comprise those with children of US citizens who are not yet married. They top the list and uncles, aunts, and even parents are the bottom of the list.
Single children (adults) from most of the countries wait for almost 4 years for the visa and wedded children wait for not less than 8 years.

Employer Sponsors:
With the assistance of the sponsorship from the US employers, 140,000 extra immigrants come to US every year. But there are 2 obstacles.
1. It is obligatory for an applicant to have a work offer in the United States. Though, if supposed of looking for a job post landing in the nation, the travel would not be granted.
2. The company must be ready to bear the expenses and time on the candidate in order to sponsor him.

Lottery Visas:
Each year, approximately 50,000 visas are given out by US with the intention of diversify the country. The visa could be applied by filling and file through the online lottery system.
The majority of the people coming from some of the most occupied countries in the world do not qualify for the online lottery system. This is for the reason that there are already lots of immigrants residing in the US from these nations.


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