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USCIS Adjustment of Status

7.

Asylees or Refugees in the U.S.

You may apply for adjustment of status to permanent residence if you are an asylee or a refugee who has been in the U.S. for at least one year after being granted asylum or refugee status, and still qualify for asylum or refugee status.
8.

Cuban Citizens residing in the U.S. for at least one year

You may apply for adjustment of status to permanent residence if you are a Cuban citizen or native who has been in the U.S. for at least one year after being inspected, admitted, or paroled into the U.S. Your spouse and children who are residing with you in the U.S. may also be eligible for adjustment of status.
9.

Foreign Nationals continuously residing in the U.S. since 01/01/72

You may apply for adjustment of status if you have been a continuous resident of the U.S. since before January 1, 1972

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B.

Ineligibility for USCIS Adjustment of Status

You may be ineligible for adjustment to permanent resident status if:
1.
You entered the U.S. while you were in transit to another country without obtaining a visa
2.
You entered the U.S. while you were a nonimmigrant crewman
3.
You were not admitted or paroled into the U.S. after being inspected by a U.S. Immigration Inspector
4.
You are employed in the U.S. without USCIS authorization or you are no longer legally in the country (except through no fault of your own or for some technical reason). This rule may not apply to you if:
a.
You are the immediate relative of a U.S. citizen (parent, spouse, or unmarried child under 21 years old)
b.
You are a foreign medical graduate, employee of an international organization, or a family member of an employee of an international organization
5.
You are a j-1 or J-2 exchange visitor who must comply with the two-year foreign residence requirement, and you have not met or been granted a waiver for this requirement
6.
You have an A (diplomatic status), E-1 treaty trader,E-2 treaty investor, or G (representative to international organization) nonimmigrant status. This rule will not apply to you if you complete USCIS Form I-508 (I-508F for French nationals) to waive diplomatic rights, privileges and immunities
7.
You were admitted to Guam as a visitor under the Guam visa waiver program. (This does not apply to immediate relatives of U.S. citizens)
8.
You were admitted into the U.S. as a visitor under the
visa waiver program. (This rule does not apply to you if you are the immediate relative of a U.S. citizen)
9.
You are already a conditional permanent resident
10.
You were admitted as a K-1 fiancee but did not marry the U.S. citizen who filed the petition for you
11.
You were admitted as the K-2 child of a fiancee and your parent did not marry the U.S. citizen who filed the petition for you
C.

Vaccination Requirements for USCIS Adjustment of Status

The Immigration law requires all individuals applying for Adjustment of Status be vaccinated for mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus, diphtheria toxoids, pertussis, influenza type B, hepatitis B, and any other recommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP).

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