Different between immigration and non-immigration visa
The foreign citizen interested to live in the USA permanently to work or to live. An immigrant visa gives all privileges like a normal US citizen. The non-immigrant visa issued to foreign citizens for temporary bases like travelling, tourism, business and education with limited privileges. The US consulate provides the Visa either immigration or non-immigration visa is depend upon the purpose. Non-immigrant visa is granted by the Department of Homeland Security Office.
Present Non immigration visa has more than twenty non-immigrant visas for temporary usage. Depend upon the reason US consulate temporarily provides appropriate non Immigration visas. Some of the non-immigrant visas: >
A transit C-1 visa is a temporary transit visa when you are going to another foreign country through the United States and your final destination is not a United States.
The B1 visa is a temporary visiting visa for either business or work and come back to your home country after completing work. B2 visa is a tourist visa with pleasure. With pleasure you go to the USA for tourism purpose like a honeymoon or tourism and more.
The F1 visa: is study visa. The student interested to go to the USA for the higher education purpose and come back to their motherland after completing your education. You must qualify TOFEL test to get F1 visa.
In this way have a lot of non-immigration visas. All non-immigrant visas are having a temporary limited period of time. Mostly US Department provides Australian (E-3) visa, border crossing card for Mexican travels.
Immigration visas: The visa for Live and Work in the USA permanently without any restrictions as a home country is legally called an Immigration visa.
The first step to get immigration visa is Visa sponsors petition to the USCIS for permanent residency. (United Stages Citizenship and Immigration Services simply called USCIS) Once USCIS has approved that petition, then it is forward to the NVC (National Visa Centre) further process to check petitioner is eligible or not.
The NVC center first instructs and analyzes the required applications to complete the visa application. Green card holders are the best example for immigration visa holders.
Most of the immigration categories are family sponsorship and employment sponsorship. It is also possible to upgrade non-immigrant visa holders as immigration visa holders. You can get non immigrant visas easily and quickly, but immigration visas are taken long period to get a green card.
Each and every visa have a certain limited number of visas either immigration or non-immigrant visas. If petitions are crossed the number of petitions, that petition is under waiting list and it will delay to approve that petition.
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