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Can I visit the United States while I am working on my green card application?


Independent attorneys in the Boundless network answer common U.S. immigration questions

Dec 8, 2021


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Can I visit the United States while I am working on my green card application?

If you are married to a U.S. citizen or green card holder (permanent resident) but you haven’t yet filed Form I-130, you are permitted to travel to the United States, but you could face additional scrutiny when applying for a tourist visa or when arriving in the United States. Learn more here about visiting the United States when you don’t have a pending I-130 petition.


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