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Term of the Day: Adjustment To Immigrant Status
Adjustment To Immigrant StatusProcedure allowing certain aliens already in the United States to apply for immigrant status. Aliens admitted to the United States in a nonimmigrant, refugee, or parolee category may have their status changed to that of lawful permanent resident if they are eligible to receive an immigrant visa and one is immediately available.
Source: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
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