accompanying relative
A family member of someone who immigrates to the United States, who is legally allowed to immigrate at the same time. Most people who receive some type of visa or green card can also obtain green cards or similar visas for their accompanying relatives — that is, their spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21.
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