Green Card Through Special Categories of Family
You may be able to become a permanent resident (get a green card) through a special family situation. These adjustment of status programs are limited to individuals who meet particular qualifications and/or apply during certain time frames.
For information on becoming a permanent resident through a family member, see our Green Card Through Family webpage.
For information on other special categories that may lead to permanent residence, see our Other Ways to Get a Green Card webpage.
Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/29/2011
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