Other Ways to Get a Green Card

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Other Ways to Get a Green Card 2016-11-14T23:35:07+00:00

Although most immigrants come to live permanently in the United States through a family member’s sponsorship, employment, or a job offer, there are many other ways to get a green card (permanent residence). 

These special adjustment programs are limited to individuals meeting particular qualifications and/or applying during certain time frames. 

For information about the categories below, please call the law offices of Gopal & Pedigo, PC. U.S. immigration laws allow a person to apply for a green card without family member’s sponsorship or employment offer. Here are the following:

  • Amerasian Child of a U.S. Citizen
  • American Indian Born in Canada
  • Armed Forces Member
  • Cuban Native or Citizen
  • Diversity Immigrant Visa Program
  • Haitian Refugee
  • Indochinese Parole Adjustment Act
  • Informant (S Nonimmigrant) 
  • Lautenberg Parolee
  • Legal Immigration Family Equity (LIFE) Act
  • Person Born to Foreign Diplomat in United States
  • Registry
  • Section 13 (Diplomat)
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile
  • Victim of Criminal Activity (U Nonimmigrant)
  • Victim of Trafficking (T Nonimmigrant)

For information about the special categories below, please call the law offices of Gopal & Pedigo, PC.    

  • Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA)

Green Cards Through Special Categories of Jobs
Includes:

  • Afghan/Iraqi Translator
  • Broadcaster
  • International Organization Employee
  • Iraqi Who Assisted the U.S. Government
  • NATO-6 Nonimmigrant
  • Panama Canal Employee
  • Physician National Interest Waiver
  • Religious Worker

Green Cards Through Special Categories of Family
Includes:

  • Battered Spouse or Child (VAWA)
  • K Nonimmigrant (includes fiancé(e))
  • V Nonimmigrant

Please call the law offices of Gopal & Pedigo, PC if you should need any assistance in obtaining your green card.