It’s a fact that a strong family support system can help service members focus on the mission. Among the ways the U.S. government supports service members and their families is by extending certain immigration rules to close relatives who are natives of other countries.

If you are an immediate family member of a Veteran or member of the active-duty forces, Guard or reserves, you may qualify for one or more of these benefits. Potential benefits include parole in place, overseas naturalization, permanent residence and citizenship.