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This page shows options you might be eligible for, but we cannot guarantee that we will approve your application or petition.

Immigration law is complex, and the information provided on this website might not fully address your situation. We encourage you to read the form instructions for more information about statutory, regulatory, and form requirements. The information on this website is not legal advice. We assume no legal liability for any information, products, or processes discussed on this website. You may consult with a licensed attorney or with a nonprofit agency accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals for legal advice.

Tell us a little about yourself so that we can present you with immigration options for which you might be eligible.

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If you were admitted to the United States as a principal refugee, or if you were granted asylum in the United States in the last two years, you can petition for your spouse to receive derivative refugee or asylee status by filing Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, on their behalf. This is considered “derivative” refugee or asylee status, since they will be deriving this status from you after you were admitted to the U.S.

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If you were admitted to the United States as a principal refugee, or if you were granted asylum status in the United States in the last two years, you can petition for your children to receive refugee or asylee status by filing Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, on their behalf.
Form filing fee: 
$460
The E visa category includes treaty traders and investors who come to the United States under a treaty of commerce and navigation between the United States and the country of which they are a citizen or national. This category also includes Australian specialty occupation workers.
Form filing fee: 
$700
You may be eligible for an employment-based, first-preference visa if you have an extraordinary ability, are an outstanding professor or researcher, or are a multinational executive or manager.
Form filing fee: 
$460
You may be eligible for an employment-based, second preference (EB-2) permanent worker visa if you are a member of a profession and you have an advanced degree or its equivalent, or if you have an exceptional ability.
Form filing fee: 
$460
You may be eligible to be classified as a skilled worker, professional, or other worker depending upon your education, skills and work experience.
Form filing fee: 
$435
Special immigrants are individuals who may be eligible for lawful permanent resident status based on specific visa categories that are listed in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Eligibility depends on the requirements for each visa category.
Form filing fee: 
$3,675
Congress created the Immigrant Investor Program, also known as the EB-5 program, in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors.
Form filing fee: 
$460
If you are currently in an employment-based nonimmigrant status and want to extend your stay in the United States, your employer must file a petition for you.
Form filing fee: 
$370
If you want to extend your stay in the United States, we recommend that you apply at least 45 days before your authorized stay expires. If you remain in the United States after your authorized period of stay expires, you may be barred from returning and/or you may be removed (deported) from the United States.