What is an immigrant visa and how can I obtain one?

Immigrant visas are issued to people intending to make the United States their permanent residence.  There are a number of different ways to do this.  The include:

  • Family-Based Immigrants;
  • Employment-Based Immigrants Sponsored by a United States Employer (EB1-EB4);
  • Employment-Based Immigrants Creating Employment in the United States (EB5);
  • Immigrants Entitled to Refugee or Asylum Status;
  • Diversity Immigrants.