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
- 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
- Afghan/Iraqi Translator
- 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
- 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.