U.S. Immigration Options for Ukrainian Nationals

If You Are in the USA . . .

  • E-2 investor/entrepreneur visa:   You may apply for an "upgrade" from your B-2 visitor visa status, or apply through a US consulate/embassy overseas.  Work permit and Social Security number for investor and spouse.  

  • Permanent residence:  You may apply if you have: close (US) family ties or marriage; career achievement + US national benefit of your services ("NIW" petition).  Work permit and Social Security number for you and family.  

  • If in removal (deportation) proceedings (Immigration Court):  May apply for Asylum, may have other possible remedies.  You MUST attend all hearings!

If You Are Not in the USA . . .

  • Permanent residence:  Based on a job offer ("PERM" labor petition), or marriage, or fiancé/fiancée engagement, or past achievements + US national benefit of your services ("NIW" petition).    

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