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The U.S. draws millions of immigrants from every continent on earth. They come to experience all the art, culture and natural wonders each of the fifty states offers. Many immigrants also want to enjoy all the freedoms and opportunities Americans enjoy. Immigrating to the U.S. is a rewarding experience, but it is not an easy endeavor and hopeful immigrants who hope to settle in Louisiana need to understand the process.
Below are some interesting facts about immigration in Louisiana from the Migration Policy Institute:
Most immigrants who come to Louisiana get permission to be in the country by applying for a visa. The most common visas fall into three categories:
The type of visa each immigrant applies for depends on why an immigrant wants to travel to the states. The visa you apply for depends on the why you want to enter the U.S. An immigrant who wants to come to Louisiana for travel, to work a seasonal job or visit family are going to need a nonimmigrant visa. An person who wants to stay in the If they want to stay permanently, an individual should apply for an immigrant visa.
For additional information about immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, we urge you to visit: https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/temporary-nonimmigrant-workers or https://www.uscis.gov/.
Getting a visa can be a lengthy process and an individual can wait long a long time before they get approval. A hopeful immigrant must first choose the right visa and submit an accurate application free from errors. A visa application can be delayed for months for any inaccuracies or a missed deadline. Immigrants who want assurances that their visa application will be approved should retain an immigration attorney.
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