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Green Card Spouse & Family Members One can obtain a Green Card (become legal permanent residents) through family members. Qualifications: An immediate relative of a U.S. citizen, this includes spouses, unmarried children under the age of 21, and parents of U.S. citizen petitioners 21 or older A family member of a U.S. citizen fitting into a preference category, this includes unmarried sons or daughters over the age of 21,
married children of any age, and brothers and sisters of U.S. citizen petitioners 21 or older A family member of a green card holder, this includes spouses and unmarried children of the sponsoring green card holder A member of a special category, this can include battered spouse or child (VAWA), a K nonimmigrant, a person born to a foreign diplomat in the United States, a V nonimmigrant or a widow(er) of a U.S. Citizen Preference Categories Preference categories apply to family members who are not immediate relatives.
The visas allowed for these categories are subject to annual numerical limits.
First preference: Unmarried, adult sons and daughters of U.S.
citizens (adult means 21 or older) Second Preference (2A): Spouses of green card holders, unmarried children (under 21) of permanent residents Second Preference (2B): Unmarried adult sons and daughters of permanent residents Third Preference: Married sons and daughters (any age) of U.S. citizens Fourth Preference: Brothers and sisters of adult U.S. citizens
A person who enters the United States illegally, overstay their visa, and/or are convicted of a crime, may be subject to deportation. If you or a member of your family is being subject to deportation, you need an experienced Immigration Attorney who can help you with any and best available defences to stop the deportation. Iranian immigration lawyer in Los Angeles
Such as adjustment of status asylum deferred action temporary protected status (TPS) voluntary departure waiver challenge through citizenship cancellation of removal NACARA violence against women act victims of trafficking and violence withholding of removal estoppel private bill
Eb5 EB-5 is an Immigrant Investor Program created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. All EB-5 investors must invest in a new commercial enterprise: Established after Nov. 29, 1990, or Established on or before Nov. 29, 1990, that is:
1. Purchased and the existing business is restructured or reorganized in such a way that a new commercial enterprise results, or 2. Expanded through the investment so that a 40-per cent increase in the net worth or number of employees occurs Commercial enterprise means any for-profit activity formed for the ongoing conduct of lawful business including, but not limited to: A sole proprietorship Partnership (whether limited or general) Holding company Joint venture Corporation Business trust or other entity, which may be publicly or privately owned Job Requirement: Create or preserve at least 10 full-time jobs for qualifying U.S. workers within two years (or under certain circumstances, within a reasonable time after the two-year period) of the immigrant investor’s admission to the United States as a Conditional Permanent Resident. Create or preserve either direct or indirect jobs:
1. Direct jobs are actual identifiable jobs for qualified employees located within the commercial enterprise into which the EB-5 investor has directly invested his or her capital. 2. Indirect jobs are those jobs shown to have been created collaterally or as a result of capital invested in a commercial enterprise affiliated with a regional centre by an EB-5 investor.
A foreign investor may only use the indirect job calculation if affiliated with a regional centre Capital Investment: Capital means cash, equipment, inventory, other tangible property, cash equivalents and indebtedness secured by assets owned by the alien entrepreneur, provided that the alien entrepreneur is personally and primarily liable and that the assets of the new commercial enterprise upon which the petition is based are not used to secure any of the indebtedness. All capital shall be valued at a fair market value in United States dollars.
Assets acquired, directly or indirectly, by unlawful means (such as criminal activities) shall not be considered capital for the purposes of section 203(b)(5) of the Act. Required minimum investments are General. The minimum qualifying investment in the United States is $1 million. Targeted Employment Area (High Unemployment or Rural Area)…