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  • Automatic Conversion of Visa Petitions

    Things can happen to families while the beneficiary of a visa petition is waiting for their priority date to become current. For example, spouses can divorce or die, children may turn 21, children may marry or divorce, or an LPR petitioner may become a citizen. When someone‚Äôs family status change results in the principal beneficiary…

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  • Family Reunification Parole Processes (FRPP)

    How will USCIS decide who is invited to request to enter the United States under the family reunification parole processes? This decision will be based on multiple discretionary factors, including the number of requests that can be efficiently processed and the amount of time a beneficiary may need to wait before an immigrant visa becomes…

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  • Derivative beneficiaries on family preference category visas

    NOTE: Only family preference category visas have derivative beneficiaries. Immediate relative petitions do not have derivatives. Eligibility Criteria for Adjustment as Derivative Applicant In order to be eligible for a Green Card as a derivative applicant in a family-based preference category, you must meet the following requirements:

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