Green Card Through the Indochinese Parole Adjustment Act
On November 1, 2000, Congress passed a law that allows certain individuals from Vietnam, Kampuchea (Cambodia), and Laos to adjust their status to permanent resident and get their green card (Public Law 106-429).
You may be eligible to get a green card (permanent residence) under the Indochinese Parole Adjustment Act if you meet all of the following conditions:
To obtain a green card under the Indochinese Parole Adjustment Act, you must file Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.
Supporting Evidence for Form I-485
The following evidence should be submitted with Form I-485:
Work & Travel Authorization
Generally, when you have a pending Form I-485, it is possible for you to apply for authorization to work in the United States and to seek advance parole (advance permission to travel and be admitted to the United States upon your return). For further information, see our Work Authorization and Travel Documents pages.
Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/22/2011