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      Jeansoa

      Help!?

      Hello everybody,

      Iam new to the site but already need help =) Since iam a child i dreamed about moving to the USA. My Husband is self employed,Iam currently a housewife and looking after our children (11 and 8),as we`ve reached all our goals here in the UK,we`d like to fullfill our dream and move to the USA in the next 5 to 10 years. I havent done any research so far,as i rather get personal information first. I hope i`ll get some here =)
      Thanks a lot in advance!
      Jean

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      Hi Jean ,
      Sorry i cant help with the US as i moved to Australia, but welcome to the forum and hopefully someone will be along soon who can point you in the right direction.

      Cal x

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      Lots of ways to obtain a green card, but I feel your going to be dissapointed.



      http://www.visapro.com/Green-Cards.asp

      Green Cards - 11 ways to get one!


      The United States offers several ways to become a Permanent Resident (Green Card holder). A Green Card allows you to live and work permanently in the U.S.
      Below is a list of the various ways that you may qualify for a Green Card. Choose the appropriate category and click Start Now to learn more.


      1. Family Based Immigration

      a. Relatives of U.S. Citizens
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      Unmarried child (under the age of 21)
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      j.
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      i would add on this that your initial goal might not be to actually go straight for a green card application. I invested into a fitness club business that i owned more than 50% of and had to be in the USA to run my business. For this i was able to get a 2 year visa, i was able to renew this for another two year visa dn then apply for a green card based on my residency over time and my successful business. Effectively i was able to spnsor myself through my own company.

      There are ways, dont be put off, if it is your dream then it is worth chasing.