Are you interested in immigrating to the United States? Are you hoping to help a family member make their way to the country in a legal manner? If you answered yes to either question, it’s important to understand the many immigration laws that could impact your situation. Here are some of the most important questions to answer in regards to immigration: What factors does the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) consider when granting immigration status? There are four primary factors:
- Whether the person has an immediate relative who is currently a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident.
- Whether the person has a permanent employment opportunity in the country.
- Whether the person is making a capital investment in the country, all the while meeting a particular minimum dollar amount. Furthermore, the investment must save or create a specific number of employment opportunities.
- Whether the person qualifies for refugee status.