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Can a class c 11 parolee, paroled in the public interest,

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Can a class c 11 parolee, paroled in the public interest, apply for adjustment of status similar to Cuban parolees? He was paroled as a minor form El Salvador in 2016.
JA: Have you filed any paperwork with the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) yet?
Customer: He has renewed is I 765
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: NO just wandering if he apply for an I-485
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 2 months ago.

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What would be the basis of the Adjustment of Status?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am just wondering if he will be eligible to adjust status. He was paroled in to the United States in December 2016. He is paroled for two years. What is his next step? Can he at some point adjust his status? Or will he have to leave the United States after his parole is finished?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am curious what the process is for those paroled as c(11) , paroled in the public interest.
Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 2 months ago.

Why was he paroled in to the U.S.? What is the public interest? Did he have a credible fear interview and pass?