Thousands of people come to the United States each year to visit, work, and live. After all, America is known as the Land of Opportunity. However, in order to visit or eventually move to the U.S., an individual will need to obtain a valid visa or a green card. This can be done through a number of pathways, some leading to temporary residence and others to permanent residence. As of 2018, the following are the main ways to move to the USA.