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Do other types of relationship like partnership also make someone eligible for Green Card or it's just for legal marriage

I am a F-1 student in the US and like to know which kind of relationships will makes someone eligible for Green Card?

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    By "relationship", do you only mean family relationships? Or do employment relationships also count?
    – user102008
    Dec 9, 2021 at 2:36
  • @user102008: I mean relationships like marriage, partnership, etc.
    – GoodMan
    Dec 9, 2021 at 5:46

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The only family relationships that can lead to a green card are:

  • Spouse
  • Son or daughter
  • Parent
  • Brother or sister

If the sponsor is a green card holder rather than a US citizen, then the relationships are further limited to

  • Spouse
  • Unmarried son or daughter

Source: US Department of State

"Spouse" means "husband or wife"; civil partnerships are not included.

There are also green cards available for various employment relationships, but it seems that these are beyond the scope of your question.

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