What is immigration?

Immigration refers to the process of individuals moving from one country to another with the intention of residing there permanently or for an extended period.

Immigration refers to individuals moving into a new country, while emigration refers to individuals leaving their home country to reside in another.

A visa is an official document or endorsement issued by a country's government that allows a foreign individual to enter, stay, or work in that country for a specified period.

Different types of visas include tourist visas, student visas, work visas, business visas, family-sponsored visas, and refugee/asylum visas. The specific types vary by country.

Visa application processes vary by country. Generally, it involves completing an application form, providing supporting documents, paying the required fees, and attending an interview at the embassy or consulate.

What is a green card?

A green card, also known as a Permanent Resident Card, grants an individual lawful permanent residency status in the United States, allowing them to live and work there permanently.

Green cards can be obtained through various avenues, including family sponsorship, employment sponsorship, refugee or asylum status, diversity lottery, or special immigrant categories.

Naturalization is the process of becoming a citizen of a country. It typically involves meeting residency requirements, passing language and civics tests, and taking an oath of allegiance.

A refugee is a person who seeks refuge in another country due to a well-founded fear of persecution in their home country. An asylum seeker is someone who has applied for refugee status but is awaiting a decision.

DACA is a U.S. immigration policy that provides temporary protection from deportation and work permits to certain undocumented individuals who arrived in the country as children.