Immigration Legomsky5 by 3dMq16

VIEWS: 4 PAGES: 4

									Program                       Formula to Figure out
                              Ceiling
Family Sponsored              480,000 – (Number of               Ceiling Must be at least
Immigrants                    immediate relatives                226,000
                              admitted in the preceding
                              fiscal year) + (Employment-
                              based visas that were
                              available in the preceding
                              year but were not used)
Employment Based              140,000 + (Family-
Immigrants                    sponsored visast that were
                              available in the preceding
                              year but were not used)
Diversity Immigrants          Annual Ceiling of 55,000


                           FY 1                               FY 2                             FY 3
              Visas       Visas        Unsused   Visas        Visas       Unused   Visas    Visa         Unused
              Available   Applicants   Visas     Applicants   Available   Visas    Issued   Applicants   Visas
Immediate
Relatives

Family
Sponsored

Employment
Based
FAMILY SUBCEILING TABLE


               Statutory         Unused Subtract  Qualified Visa         Visas
               Quota             Visas  if Used   Applicants             Issued
                                        Elsewhere
Family 1st     23,400 +
Unmarried      (Unused 4th)
Sons and
Daughters of
Citizens
Family 2nd     114,200 +                                                 77% of
2A – Spouses   (Unused 1st) +                                            total goes to
& “Children”   (Total Family                                             2A
of LPR’s       Sponsored
               Visas Available                                          23% of
2B Over age    [ceiling] -                                              total goes to
21 sons and    226,000)                                                 2B
daughters of
LPR’s
Family 3rd      23,400 +
Married Sons (Unused 1st) +
and             (Unused 2nd)
Daughters of
LPRs
Family 4th      65,000 +
Siblings of     (Unused 1st) +
over age 21     (Unused 2nd) +
citizens        (Unused 3rd)
** Start with one in which there is no excess, and then go from there
***Unused are cumulative (i.e. if you borrow from one group, then only the amount
not borrowed carries over to the next group)
EMPLOYEE SUBCEILING TABLE

                Quota            Applicants       Unused Subtract  Issued
                                                         if used
                                                         elsewhere
1st             28.6% Total
                +(Unused 4th)
                + (Unused 5th)
2nd             28.6% Total +
                (Unused 1st)
3rd             28.6% Total +
                (Unused 1st) +
                (Unused 2nd)
4th             7.1 % Total
5th             7.1% Total

**First, figure out Total from ceiling from above table
*** Start with 4th because there is no excess to compile
E1 – Treaty Traders
E2 – Investors
H1B – Agricultural Workers
O – Athletes
P – Entertainers
H2A – Agricultural Workers
H2B – Other Temporary Laborers
F1 Full Time Student
M1 Vocational/Nonacademic Study
J1 Exchange Visitors
B1 Business Tourists
B2 Pleasure Tourists
K1 Fiances
T Victims of Trafficking
U Victims of Abuse
V Long Divided Families

								
To top