How long can a Malaysian stay in USA?

How can I move to USA from Malaysia?

Anyone looking to emigrate to the United States from Malaysia must petition the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and have this approved before you apply for a visa. Once the petition is approved, you are free to apply for a non-immigrant visa or for an immigrant visa for a spouse.

Can I stay in the US for more than 6 months?

When you enter the U.S., a customs officer will give you authorization to stay in the U.S. for up to six months. If you’d like to stay for longer, you may be able to apply to extend this for up to one year.

How can I stay in America for 2 years?

Apply for a re-entry permit using Form I-131 – Application for Travel Document.

  1. For permanent residents, the re-entry permit is valid for two years from the date of issue.
  2. For conditional residents, it is valid for up to two years.

How can a Malaysian get a US green card?

To apply for an immigrant visa, a foreign citizen seeking to immigrate generally must be sponsored by a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident immediate relative(s), or prospective U.S. employer, and have an approved petition before applying for an immigrant visa.

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What happens if I stay more than 6 months outside US?

If you are abroad for 6 months or more per year, you risk “abandoning” your green card. This is especially true after multiple prolonged absences or after a prior warning by a CBP officer at the airport.

How can I stay permanently in USA?

Apply for a Green Card

If you are eligible, file Form I-485 – Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status with USCIS, including all supporting documents and fees. USCIS will review your application and schedule an interview with you. Once issued, your Green Card will be valid for 10 years.

How can I stay in US longer than 3 months?

If you want to extend your stay in the United States, you must file a request with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on the Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status before your authorized stay expires.

How long can a non citizen stay in the US?

The Normal Rule

The quick answer to the question of how long a visitor can lawfully stay in the United States for most people is six months.

How long do you have to leave the US before returning?

There is no set period you must remain outside the USA before returning but: “When traveling to the U.S. with the approved ESTA, you may only stay for up to 90 days at a time – and there should be a reasonable amount of time between visits so that the CBP Officer does not think you are trying to live here.