The process of changing an individual's immigration status while in the United States from nonimmigrant or parolee (temporary) to immigrant (permanent) is called Adjustment of Status.
Who is eligible to adjust status in the U.S.?
Most immigrants become eligible for a green card (permanent residence) through a petition filed by a family member or employer with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Others become permanent residents through first obtaining refugee or asylum status, or through other special provisions.
Green Card Through Family
To help a family member immigrate, you must be a:
U.S. Citizens may petition for their Spouse, Children, Parents and Siblings. Green card holders and refugees may petition for their immediate relatives only (spouse and children).
Green Card Through Employment
The main ways to get a green card through employment are:
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