This guide is intended for Amerasian immigrants seeking to acquire U.S. status.
U.S. law allows a person who was born in Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Kampuchea (also known as Cambodia), or Thailand between January 1, 1951 and October 21, 1982 and fathered by a U.S. citizen to acquire permanent residence.
You may be eligible to receive a green card as an Amerasian if the following conditions are met: 1. You were born in Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Kampuchea, or Thailand between January 1, 1951 and October 21, 1982 and were fathered by a U.S. citizen 2. You have a financial sponsor in the United States who is 21 years of age or older, of good moral character, and is either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident 3. You are admissible to the United States 4. An immigrant visa is immediately available to you
Living Inside the U.S.
You may file Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, either after you file your Form I-360 or at the same time (concurrently) as the Form I-360. You should submit the following evidence with your Form I-485:
Two passport-style photos
Form G-325A, Biographic Information
Copy of government issued photo identification
Copy of birth certificate
Copy of passport page with nonimmigrant visa (if applicable)
Copy of passport page with admission (entry) stamp (if applicable)
Form I-94, Arrival/ Departure Record (if applicable)
Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record
Form I-360, if filing concurrently (at the same time). If Form I-360 was previously submitted and is either pending or approved, provide the Form I-360 receipt notice or approval letter (Form I-797, Notice of Action)
Affidavit of Support, if not submitted with Form I-360
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