Getting a Green Card (Permanent Residency)
Learn about the paths, process, and problems involved in becoming a permanent U.S. resident.
One of the most common ways immigrants gain permanent residency in the U.S. is through family members - by marriage and blood.
How immigrants become permanent residents of the U.S. (green card holders) through an employer.
US Visas - Nonimmigrant (Temporary) Visas
Laws and procedures for entering the U.S. on temporary terms for pleasure or business.
Working in the U.S.
If you're a foreign national and you'd like to work in the United States, you'll need to obtain authorization to do so, or a work visa.
Students from all over the world come to the United States to study. Here are the immigration rules to which they must adhere.
US Citizenship & Naturalization
Learn about the eligibility rules for becoming a U.S. citizen and the steps to get there.
Removal (Deportation): Process & Laws
Learn about the deportation process, who can be removed from the U.S., and possible defenses.
Asylum & Refugee Status
Foreign nationals who are persecuted - or fear they will be - in their home country may be able to seek permanent residence in the United States
Immigration Applications, Petitions, & Processes
Find tips on navigating the U.S. immigration procedures.
Hiring, Paying, and Working With an Immigration Lawyer
Do you need an immigration lawyer? How much will it cost? When can you do without legal representation?