Who Can Get a Green Card Through Adjustment of Status?
Adjustment of Status (AOS) refers to the process by which a non-immigrant can change his/her status to that of a Legal Permanent Resident (Green card holder) if they meet certain requirements without having to leave the United States. This process is provided for by Section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
AOS can only be allowed if an immigrant visa number is readily available to the intending immigrant. A person must be physically present in the United State to apply for