U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a new fact sheet for Afghan special immigrants looking to apply for adjustment of status at a safe haven. USCIS also has provided a new fact sheet for Afghan parolees outside the safe haven process. These facts sheets give essential information for Afghan nationals about filing forms, filing fees, and steps they need to take to remain in the U.S. No matter your situation, you should always be sure to notify USCIS within ten days if you change your address by filing Form AR-11, Alien’s Change of Address Card. The quickest way to complete Form AR-11 is to do so online. Changing your address in a timely fashion is the best way to ensure you receive all important notices and paperwork from USCIS.
Afghan Special Immigrants Seeking Adjustment at a Safe Haven
This fact sheet addresses Afghan Special Immigrants who fall within one of two categories:
To obtain adjustment of status in these situations, you must take the following steps:
Afghan Parolees Outside the Safe Haven Process
Being outside the safe haven process means that you did not go to a government-run safe haven upon your arrival in the U.S., did not remain at a safe haven to complete the entire resettlement process, or are or were an unaccompanied child. Afghans in this situation receive parole for two years but must meet and maintain certain conditions to remain in the U.S., as follows:
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