Family Based Immigration
The family based immigrants are being allowed to United States of America both as immediate relatives of US Citizens or as a family preference system. The total of approximately 480,000 visas available under this category every year.
The Visa applicant need to meet one of the following criteria under immediate category:
- Unmarried minor children of US Citizens
- Spouses of US Citizens
- Parents of US Citizens
If applying under family preference category limited number of visas are available every year.
Employment based immigration visas or Green Cards allow migrants to gain lawful permanent residence in the US in order to engage in skilled work. One can apply for permanent migration by obtaining an employment Green Card.