Lawfully Present

Lawfully Present

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 20:50

The term “lawfully present” is used to describe immigrants who have:

• “Qualified non-citizen” immigration status without a waiting period

• Humanitarian statuses or circumstances (including Temporary Protected Status, Special Juvenile Status, asylum applicants, Convention Against Torture, victims of trafficking)

• Valid non-immigrant visas

• Legal status conferred by other laws (temporary resident status, LIFE Act, Family Unity individuals)

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