Apply For Permanent Residence Family Based:
US Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (Green Card holders) may petition for certain family members to live with them permanently in the United States. US Citizens may petition for their spouse, minor children, adult children and siblings. Legal Permanent Residents may petition for their spouse, minor children and unmarried adult children. Parents, spouses and minor children of US citizens are considered immediate relatives, and their immigration process is generally much shorter than other relatives.
EB1 category: Similar to the L-1A visa, this permanent residence process is for those who were employed as a manager or executive by a foreign company for at least 1 year in the past 3 years and are being transferred to the United States to serve a manager or executive in a branch, affiliate or subsidiary of that foreign company.
Advanced Degree or Exceptional Ability
EB1 category: Those who can demonstrate extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics through sustained national or international acclaim can Self-Petition for a green card. Your achievements must be recognized in your field through extensive documentation. No offer of employment is required.