Immigration Fact of the Week May 17

Dual IntentQuestion:

What are Dual Intent visas?


They are nonimmigrant visas that allow people to apply for permanent residency.

Nonimmigrant visas are specifically for foreign nationals who wish to remain in the U.S. for a only temporary period of time. However, there are some nonimmigrant visas that allow for Dual Intent, which means that someone can be admitted for a temporary period but he or she can also apply for a Green Card during that time. Green Cards are also known as immigrant visas.

The H-1B visa is an example of a dual intent visa.

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