Subcategory: Non-permanent Resident, Battered Spouse, Child, or Parent

REQUIREMENT 1. You are in a removal (deportation) proceedings.

REQUIREMENT 2. You are not a U.S. permanent resident.

REQUIREMENT 3. You have been physically present in the U.S. continuously for at least three years.

REQUIREMENT 4. You are a battered spouse, child, or parent.

REQUIREMENT 5. Your abusive spouse, child, or parent is a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident.

REQUIREMENT 6. Your deportation would cause exceptional and extremely unusual hardship to your (non-abusive) child or parent.

REQUIREMENT 7. You have not been convicted of certain offenses.

REQUIREMENT 8. You have had good moral character for last three years.


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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