We are from Saudi Arabia , my children are studying here I have a postgraduate degree in engineering , my wife have a graduate degree in education , I can invest some money here , I can buy a house as well , What's the best way to get a green card or a permanent resident card for me and my family if one of my children was born here ?
Your US Citizen child can petition you once they turn 21 however this might not be the fastest way for you to become a permanent resident.
If you have funds to work with you may want to consider applying under the EB-5 investment category. My firm works on all sides of the EB-5 process. We have represented both businesses and investors. You need to consult with someone who is experienced in this area to make sure you know how to select a secure project and will have a smooth transition to your green card.
Another option may be the EB2 NIW category as you have an advanced degree in a STEM field (hard sciences are in high demand). The EB2 NIW category allows you to self petition if you can prove that your presence in the United States is in the national interest. It is a good category for persons with substantial work experience or advanced degrees in desirable fields.
I believe you may have a strong EB5 or EB2 NIW case and it would be wise to consult with an attorney who specializes in business immigration. You can contact me directly at email@example.com if you would like to talk further.
Options depend on facts. You really need to meet one on one with an experienced immigration attorney, whether myself or one of my colleagues, so that he/she can review all your documents and facts in order to determine what your options are.
Buying a house will not get you a green card.
I hope you and /or your wife can find suitable employment based upon your education and experience or you may consider EB-5 investor visa where if you invest $500K or upwards in a suitable project you could obtain green card EB-5s are to be done carefully because of hrash consequences. You should consult with an experienced immigration lawyer to assess your entire situation for correct advice. Best Wishes!
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