The IR5 visa is the US visa for parents of U.S. citizens who are at least 21 years old. This Visa allows the opportunity to parents of U.S. citizens to live and work in the U.S and stay connected with their children as a family in the country. When they receive the IR5 visa, the parents can immediately work legally in the U.S upon arrival without needing an Employment Authorization Document (EAD).
The IR5 parent will receive a 10 year green card, not a conditional green card, in the mail 1 or 2 months after their arrival in the United States.
Another special benefit of the IR5 visa is that because it is an immediate relative visa, it does not have an annual cap or limit. This means that any applicant who has an approved application can obtain the visa without having to wait for their priority dates to become current.
It usually takes from 6 months up to 1 year to receive the IR5 Visa. It is important to mention that the processing time also varies depending on certain factors like:
After our FREE Initial Consultation I will be able to give you a proper clear idea on how long should this Visa process be for your specific case, based on your particular circumstances.