For undocumented spouses, parents, and minor children of members of the U.S. armed forces.
Military Parole in Place (Military PIP) is an immigration benefit for family members of U.S. servicemen and women. It allows military members and veterans an opportunity to sponsor their immediate relatives to receive legal status inside the U.S. even if they entered the country illegally.
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Military PIP Facts
Through Military PIP, a member of the U.S. military can petition for legal status for their spouse, parent, or child under 21 years old.
Active-duty members of the U.S. armed forces, individuals in the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve, and those who previously served on active duty or in the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve who were not dishonorably discharged are eligible to apply for their family members.
Current and former members of all military branches Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard, Navy, and Space Force) are eligible to apply for their family members.
Military PIP provides immigrant family members of servicemen and women protection from deportation, a work permit, and possibly a green card.
Sponsors must be active members or veterans of a U.S. military branch (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard, Navy, or Space Force).
Sponsors are eligible for this benefit regardless of age or marital status.
The qualifying relative must have entered the U.S. “illegally” without inspection.