If I have a nephew on a student visa and he wants to become a permananet resident if possible, is there any way we can sposnor him so that he can become a permananet resident?
Question Details: He currently has a student visa from Vietnam and it allows him to be here for 4 years. He had to take ESL classes for at least 2 years, so I'm not sure if he has a major yet but he wants to stay here to complete a degree and become a permanent legal resident.
no you cannot petition for a nephew for his permanent residence as that is not a qualifying family relationship under the us immigration laws. however, if he is already in school in valid student visa status and eventually gets a job after graduation, he can pursue employment-based permanent residence through an employer on the basis of an offer of employment.
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