What is Employment-Based Immigration?
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides a yearly minimum of 480,000 family-based immigrant visas which allows aliens to obtain U.S. permanent residence (green card) through the family-based immigration process. The categories in family-based immigration consist of immediate relatives of US citizens pllus five preference categories.
The categories in family-based immigration are:
|FB-IR||Immediate Relatives of US Citizen|
|FB-1||Unmarried Sons and Daughters of US Citizen|
|FB-2A||Spouse and Unmarried Children of Permanent Resident|
|FB-2B||Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Resident|
|FB-3||Married Sons and Daughters of US Citizen|
|FB-4||Brothers and Sisters of US Citizen/td>|