The number of immigrants to the United States will hit a record in 2022 with 47 million people.
The number of immigrants in the United States will break its record in 2022 47 million foreigners living in the country This is due to the increase in citizenship and permanent residence According to the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), given by the Govt. But which is better and how are they different?
Both allow people to stay within the North American country legally and indefinitely. However, residents often have more restrictions.
permanent residence in the United States
Each year, the United States government grants up to 55,000 diversity visas to people from countries with low immigration rates allowing permanent residency or “green cards”, which can be renewed every 10 years. The Diversity Visa Program is known as the “Visa Lottery”.,
Residents have the right to live and work in the country indefinitely. They can also request that immediate family members (spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21) receive it. However, they may be deemed to be for reasons related to criminal activities such as forgery of documents, serious criminal offences, terrorist activity, espionage, and in general conduct deemed to be a threat to national security.
Although they can freely travel to and from the United States, they must be more careful when leaving the country, as status can be revoked if they travel for more than a year. In case of need, it is recommended to apply for a re-entry permit in advance.
It is usually revoked when the offense of noncompliance with the residency requirements of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is committed.
Nor do they have the right to vote in the election of President, Senators and Congressmen, or to run for public office.
citizens of the United States
loss Citizens have the right to obtain a US passport issued by the US State Department. Furthermore, they can leave and enter the country without restriction, stay in another country indefinitely, and are not subject to deportation.,
They can also apply for legal permanent residency for immediate family members, including spouses, parents, and unmarried children under the age of 21.
Citizens have the right to vote in legislative, state, local, and presidential elections and to hold public office in the United States.
For more information on this topic, visit the United States Department of State website at www.usa.gov/espanol/agencias-federales/departamento-de-estado.