Person was able to get Adjustment granted even though he did not have proof of legal entry. We successfully showed via declarations that he entered legally. Generally, when filing Form I-485, Application to Adjust Status, you’ll need to prove that you had a lawful entry to the United States. Immigrants Who Entered the U.S. Legally, on the Visa Waiver Program Can Often Adjust Status Based on Marriage to a U.S. Citizen. People who enter the U.S. on the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) are in most cases prohibited from adjusting status, but this doesn’t apply to immediate relatives such as spouses of U.S. citizens.