FORT LAUDERDALE / MIAMI IMMIGRATION GREEN CARD FOR A REFUGEE
If you were admitted as a refugee, you are required by law to apply for a green card (permanent residence) in the United States 1 year after being admitted as a refugee. For more information on refugees, see the USCIC's Humanitarian page.
You must apply for a green card 1 year after you're admitted to the U.S. as a refugee if:
To apply for a green card as a refugee, you need to file Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Note: When permanent residency is granted, you will have your adjustment of status date recorded as the day you entered into the United States as a refugee. Supporting Evidence For Form I-485
To apply for a green card, refugees should submit the following documents and information (in this order) – CLICK HERE to Read or Download.
Family Application Process
You must prepare a separate Form I-485 application packet for each member of your family who wishes to obtain a green card. All family members’ application packets should be mailed together in the same mailing envelope. To hold each application packet together, please use a single staple or a paper clip.
Change of Address
If your address changes, you must inform USCIS in writing within 10 days of moving. This must be done for each family member. Submitting a change of address for the head of household or a single member of the household only will not change the address for the other family members. You may meet this requirement by:
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