Adjustment of Status

The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and certain other Federal laws provide many different ways to adjust status to that of a lawful permanent resident. This is often informally referred to as applying for a “green card.”

The eligibility requirements for adjustment of status may vary depending on the immigrant category you are applying under. Furthermore, you must be physically present in the United States to file this application.

If your priority date is current,

 

The Steps are the following:

Step 1.

I-639 Medical Test
I-765 Employment Authorization
Supporting Documents
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Still Step 1

Are you 245i?
Should I file for I-131 Advance Parole?
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Step 2.

Receive Receipt
Receive Biometric Appointment
Attend Biometric appointment
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Step 3.

Receive Work Permit
Go to DMV and Social Security office
Wait for the Interview Notice
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Step 4.

Attend Interview
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Step 5.

Receive Greencard
Go to DMV and Social Security office
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Step 6.

Step 7.

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What if I am denied ?
What is a RFE (Request for Evidence) ?
What is a NTA (Notice to Appear) ?
Can I withdraw my application ?
Can I re-apply ?
Will ICE be at interview ?
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