New Immigration Benefits for Family of Certain U.S. Armed Forces Members

By |2013-11-30T13:12:20-06:00November 30th, 2013|Categories: DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., Family-Based Immigration Law, Green Cards, Immigrant Visas for Spouse / Fiancee / Child Visas, Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S., Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , |

Published:  November 30, 2013 In recent weeks, the Obama Administration implemented a program allowing for the granting of special immigration status for certain spouses, children and parents of various current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.  Qualifying individuals will be eligible to apply for a 1 year and extendable “parole in place” status.  Applicants approved for “parole in place” status become eligible to apply for an  Employment Authorization Document and also may become newly eligible to undergo all resident processing in the U.S. (“adjustment of status” but only by virtue of their spousal or parent/child relationship with a U.S. […]