REQUIREMENT 1. You entered the U.S. as an A-1, A-2, G-1, or G-2 nonimmigrant.

REQUIREMENT 2. You failed to maintain your A-1, A-2, G-1, or G-2 nonimmigrant status.

REQUIREMENT 3. Your duties were diplomatic or semi-diplomatic (not custodial, clerical, or of a menial nature).

REQUIREMENT 4. There are compelling reasons why you or your spouse or children are unable to return to the country which accredited you as a diplomat.

REQUIREMENT 5. Your adjustment of status would be in the U.S. national interest.

REQUIREMENT 6. You are a person of good moral character.


Is a job offer in the U.S. required? - No.
Is Labor Certification required? - No.
Is Prevailing Wage Determination required? - No.
Is proficiency in English required? - No.
Is a minimum education required? - No.
Is a minimum or maximum age required? - No.
Is an Affidavit of Support required? - No.
Is a proof of funds to start life in the U.S. required? - No.
Can your family members get green cards as derivative beneficiaries? - Yes.

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