According to USCIS, foreign missions such as embassies, consulates, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) all qualify as international organizations for this Green Card Process. United Nations, World Trade Center, and World Health Organizations are also considered international organizations for G-4 to Green Card purposes.
Importantly in the D.C. area, World Bank and IMF employees also qualify.
If you are an employee of another international organization and you would like to apply for a Green Card, please contact Skylex today to check your organization’s eligibility
The surviving spouse of a former international organization employee if:
Certain unmarried children of former OR current (meaning not retiring) of international organization employees may qualify for a Green Card if:
The first step in the process is to petition for “special immigrant status” utilizing Form I-360. Certain persons may also be able to concurrently file to “adjust status” utilizing Form I-485 and receive a Green Card.
In order to qualify for special immigrant status, very specific evidence must be included in the petition, such as a Waiver of Rights, Privileges, Exemptions and Immunities.
Please note that foreign diplomats holding A visa that have compelling reasons why they are unable to return to their country MAY be able to file for a quasi-asylum under INA Section 13. Please contact Skylex for more information.