Special Immigrant Attorney in Phoenix, Arizona
What is a Special Immigrant?
A Special Immigrant is defined as one of the following:
Panama Canal company employee, Canal Zone government employee, or U.S. government in the Canal Zone employee;
Physician licensed and practicing medicine in a U.S. State as of January 9, 1978;
International organization or NATO-6 employee or family member;
Juvenile who needs the protection of a juvenile court because they have been abused, neglected or abandoned by a parent;
U.S. armed forces member;
Afghan or Iraqi national who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government as a translator;
Iraqi national who worked for or on behalf of the U.S government in Iraq or
An Afghan national who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. government or the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan; or
Broadcasters for the United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) or for a USAGM grantee.
There are others who may be eligible to adjust through the Special Immigrant forms depending on the situation. The I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant all can use the same petition.
An Amerasian (born after December 31, 1950, and before October 23, 1982);
The widow(er) of a U.S. citizen;
A VAWA self-petitioning spouse of an abusive U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident;
A VAWA self-petitioning child of an abusive U.S. citizen son or daughter who is 21 years old or older; or
A special immigrant as defined above