Green Card

The Green Card is Permanent Resident Status. It allows one to work in the United States with a valid Social Security number and can provide a Driver’s License. Over time, a permanent resident can become a U.S. citizen.

Those who receive Green Cards under the quota, fall into one of several classifications called by preference

green card processing

Group I: Family Sponsored

Immediate Relative: Parents, spouses, minor, children of U.S. citizen.

Family First Preference: Unmarried people, 21 years of age or over, who have at least one U.S. Citizen. parent.

Family Second Preference: Green Card holder’s spouse and unmarried children of any age.

Family Third Preference: Married people, any age, who have at least one U.S. Citizen parent.

Family Fourth Preference: Sisters and brothers of U.S. Citizens.

Group II: Employment Based


First Preference: Priority Workers (persons of extraordinary ability)

Labor Certification

Second Preference: Professionals with advanced degrees or of exceptional ability. This category DOES required Labor Certification EXCEPT where a waiver of this certification is applicable in the national interest.

Third Preference: Professionals, skilled and unskilled workers.

Fourth Preference: Special immigrants including religious workers.

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