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How Can I Obtain An Immigrant Visa So That I May Live Here Permanently?

There are three basic ways in which someone can obtain an immigrant visa:

  1. By having  a family member who is a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident file a family-based immigrant visa petition on their behalf,
  2. Through employment, or
  3. By entering and  “winning” an immigrant visa through the annual Diversity Visa lottery.

Read more about becoming a permanent U.S. resident.

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