Preference Categories of Relatives

Unlimited: Immediate relatives of U.S. citizens constitute a special category that is not subject to quotas.  Immediate relatives include the sponsor’s parents, spouse, and unmarried children below the age of 21 years. Preference categories include:

  • First Preference: Unmarried adult (above the age of 21 years) sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
  • Second Preference: Spouses of lawful permanent residents and their unmarried sons and daughters of any age.
  • Third Preference: Married sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
  • Fourth Preference: Brothers and sisters of adult U.S. citizens.

You may find the “Family of U.S. Citizens” (USCIS) website useful.  If you have additional questions concerning the preference categories, please call our team of dedicated experts now at (404) 523-3611

Whether you have a spouse, children, parents, siblings or a fiancé(e) that need a Green Card or Visa (depending upon their relationship), please contact Shirazi Imigration Law, Inc., today to set up a consultation. We understand that nothing in life is more important than family.