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Oct. 1, 1991 – Armed Forces Immigration Adjustment Act Gives Special Immigration Status to Foreign Veterans Who Served in the US Armed Forces

“The Armed Forces Immigration Adjustment Act of 1991, Public Law 102-110
was enacted on October 1, 1991. Section 2 of this Act provided for
special immigrant status… for certain foreign nationals who served
honorably in the U.S. Armed Forces, or will serve, for a period of 12
years. These enlistees/veterans and their spouses and children may apply
to become permanent resident aliens of the United States and also
become immediately eligible to apply for naturalization as U.S.