Winthrop, MA asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: Is the one step adjustment process available to a foreign adult legally living in the U.S through a student visa?

My dad is a green card holder and petitioned me, a U.S student visa holder, for a green card. Should I have filed for adjustment of status as well since I already live in the U.S or is that only for children under 21 years old?

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Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder
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A: There is not such thing as a one step process. You must have an approved Alien Relative Petition and then you must file to adjust status.

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