An immigrant visa for permanent legal residency (typically called a “green card”) allows a foreign national to live and work in the United States, usually indefinitely. People seeking immigrant visas usually are sponsored by an employer or a family member, but there are other avenues toward obtaining an immigrant visa. Below you fill find a wide range of information on immigrant visas, including overviews of employment- and family-based visas; investment/business visas; tips on how to maintain your green card; and much more. Download FindLaw's Guide to Applying for Your Green Card [PDF] for a one-stop overview of the permanent residence application process.
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