The Benefits of the US Immigration Visa

How to obtain US immigration visa?

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A US immigration visa provides the opportunity to live and work in the United States. When you hold a green card you are also able to apply for government jobs and you also receive some health and education benefits as a permanent resident.
For many people immigrating to the US is either to join a family member, or to seek opportunities that are not available in their home country, such as certain types of jobs.
To obtain a US immigration visa, there are a few different types that are available such as employment visa (usually for skilled/extraordinary workers), which involves getting sponsored by an employer. Other types of immigrant visas are family visas for people with family members that are US citizens and fiancé/fiancée visas for people who are planning to marry a US citizen.
After the visa is approved, the holder can live in the US and can benefit from the job market opportunities that are better than in many other countries. Another key benefit is that the average salary in the US is much better than a lot of countries around the world, meaning the immigrant can lead a better lifestyle in the US. In many states, the cost of living is very favourable compared to other countries.

What are the main benefits of US immigration visa?

The green card entitles the holder to pretty much every right that a US citizen has and you are able to keep your existing citizenship too. You are free to live and work in any state in the US and to travel around the states as you wish to.
Students who hold green cards are able to apply for federal student loans and university tuition fees are generally much less for students that have a green card, as opposed to foreign nationals studying in the US.
Business investors are also able to apply for permanent residency in the US, which enables them to set up a business in the US and benefit from the business opportunities. With the US dollar being one of the most stable currencies across the world, many businesses in the US are thriving in comparison to similar businesses situated in other countries.
If you obtain a US immigration visa, you may also be able to apply for a visa for your spouse and children to join you in the US, meaning your family can all reside and benefit from living in the US.

Other great reasons for living in the US

Of course there are many other kinds of benefits that come with being able to live in the US, for example the weather can be very good in most parts of the country, with stunning coastal areas, national parks and famous landmarks. You have the opportunity to visit or live in amazing cities like New York City or Los Angeles, where many rich and famous people choose to live. Alternatively, there are states in the US that have properties with huge amounts of land attached, for those who prefer to live in a quieter part of the world.
For many occupations, working in the US offers the opportunity for people to follow their dream job. For example, people working in the finance sector might see getting a job on the famous Wall Street as their ultimate career goal. Actors and performers often want to move to the US to pursue their careers as they are likely to have more opportunities due to the film studios, agencies and venues like the theatres on Broadway.
There are also lots of opportunities for those working in tourism, as the US receives so many tourists every year, so jobs like watersports instructors, entertainers etc. are in high demand in some of the top tourist spots like Las Vegas and NYC.
If you wanted to visit Canada you are able to do so with a US passport and green card, rather than obtaining a Canadian visa.

Written by Abisola Fikayomi

Abisola is an accomplished writer interested in US Travel, immigration, passports and visas. She’s passionate about exploring new places and cultures and willing to share her experiences, expertize and findings with others. That is her primary drive for specialising in this industry.