Temporary Assistance/Case Management Manual

0205.040.05.05 Qualified Alien

IM-47 July 18, 2016IM-122 September 12, 2003

A qualified alien is one who is:

  • An Amerasian Immigrant
  • A refugee (207 of INA)
  • An asylee (208 of INA)
  • An alien granted status as a Cuban or Haitian entrant (as defined in section 501(e) of the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980)
  • An alien who has had deportation or removal withheld under 243(h) of (INA) or 241(b)(3)
  • Lawful Permanent Resident who previously held one of the qualified statuses listed above
  • An alien granted parole for at least one year by the BCIS under 212(d)(5) of INA
  • An alien granted conditional entry under 203(a)(7) of immigration law in effect before April 1, 1980
  • A lawful permanent resident under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
  • A battered immigrant, as defined by P.L. 104-208
  • An American Indian born in Canada, if s/he is at least one-half American Indian blood, or
  • Trafficking Victim, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Act of 2000