Family-based Immigration

Who You Are

Who Can be Petitioned For

Preference Category

U.S. citizen age 21 or older

Parents

Immediate relative

U.S. citizen (at least age 18, for financial sponsorship purposes)

Spouse

Immediate relative

U.S. citizen (at least age 18, for financial sponsorship purposes)

Minor, unmarried children

Immediate relative

U.S. citizen

Married children or adult children

Preference relative
(1st preference)

U.S. citizen age 21 or older

Brothers and sisters

Preference relative (4th preference)

U.S. permanent resident

Unmarried children

Preference relative
(2nd preference -- 2A or 2B)

U.S. permanent resident

Spouse

Preference relative
(2nd preference)
Subpages (2): Hardship Waivers
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