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					Table 7.
PERSONS OBTAINING LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS BY TYPE AND DETAILED CLASS OF ADMISSION: FIS


Type and class of admission
     Total, all immigrants
Family-sponsored preferences
 First: Unmarried sons/daughters of U.S. citizens and their children
   Unmarried Amerasian sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (A11)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (F11)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, adjustments (F16)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals, self petitioning (B11)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, adjustments, self petitioning (B16)
   Children of F11 or F16, new arrivals (F12)
   Children of F11 or F16, adjustments (F17)
 Second: Spouses, children, and unmarried sons/daughters of alien residents
   Spouses of alien residents, subject to country limits, new arrivals (F21)
   Spouses of alien residents, subject to country limits, adjustments (F26)
   Spouses of alien residents, subject to country limits, new arrivals, self petitioning (B21)
   Spouses of alien residents, subject to country limits, adjustments, self petitioning (B26)
   Spouses of alien residents, subject to country limits, new arrivals, conditional (C21)
   Spouses of alien residents, exempt from country limits, new arrivals (FX1)
   Spouses of alien residents, exempt from country limits, adjustments (FX6)
   Spouses of alien residents, exempt from country limits, adjustments, self petitioning (BX6)
   Spouses of alien residents, exempt from country limits, adjustments, conditional (CX6)
   Children of alien residents, subject to country limits, new arrivals (F22)
   Children of alien residents, subject to country limits, adjustments (F27)
   Children of alien residents, subject to country limits, new arrivals, self petitioning (B22)
   Children of alien residents, subject to country limits, adjustments, self petitioning (B27)
   Children of B21, B22, B26, or B27, subject to country limits, new arrivals (B23)
   Children of B21, B22, B26, or B27, subject to country limits, adjustments (B28)
   Children of F21, F22, F26, or F27, subject to country limits, new arrivals (F23)
   Children of F21, F22, F26, or F27, subject to country limits, adjustments (F28)
   Children of C24 or C29, subject to country limits, adjustments, conditional (C20)
   Children of B24 or B29, subject to country limits, adjustments (B20)
   Children of F24 or F29, subject to country limits, new arrivals (F25)
   Children of F24 or F29, subject to country limits, adjustments (F20)
   Children of alien residents, exempt from country limits, new arrivals (FX2)
   Children of alien residents, exempt from country limits, adjustments (FX7)
   Children of alien residents, exempt from country limits, adjustments, self petitioning (BX7)
   Children of BX1, BX2, BX6, or BX7, exempt from country limits, adjustments (BX8)
   Children of FX1, FX2, FX7, or FX8, exempt from country limits, new arrivals (FX3)
   Children of FX1, FX2, FX7, or FX8, exempt from country limits, adjustments (FX8)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of alien residents, subject to country limits, new arrivals (F24)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of alien residents, subject to country limits, adjustments (F29)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of alien residents, subject to country limits, new arrivals, self petitioning (B24)
   Unmarried sons/daughters of alien residents, subject to country limits, adjustments, self petitioning (B29)
   Unmarried step-children of alien residents, subject to country limits, adjustments, conditional (C29)
 Third: Married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens and their spouses and children
   Married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (F31)
   Married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals, conditional (C31)
   Married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, adjustments (F36)
   Married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, adjustments, conditional (C36)
   Married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, adjustments, self petitioning (B36)
   Spouses of married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (F32)
    Spouses of married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, adjustments (F37)
    Spouses of C31 or C36, new arrivals, conditional (C32)
    Children of married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (F33)
    Children of married sons/daughters of U.S. citizens, adjustments (F38)
  Fourth: Brothers/sisters of U.S. citizens (at least 21 years of age) and their spouses and children
    Brothers/sisters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (F41)
    Brothers/sisters of U.S. citizens, adjustments (F46)
    Spouses of brothers/sisters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (F42)
    Spouses of brothers/sisters of U.S. citizens, adjustments (F47)
    Children of brothers/sisters of U.S. citizens, new arrivals (F43)
    Children of brothers/sisters of U.S. citizens, adjustments (F48)
Immediate relatives of U.S. citizens
  Spouses, new arrivals (IR1)
  Spouses, adjustments (IR6)
  Spouses, new arrivals, conditional (CR1)
  Spouses, adjustments, conditional (CR6)
  Spouses, new arrivals, self petitioning (IB1)
  Spouses, adjustments, self petitioning (IB6)
  Spouses, widows or widowers, new arrivals (IW1)
  Spouses, widows or widowers, adjustments (IW6)
  Spouses, entered as fiancé(e), adjustments, conditional (CF1)
  Spouses, entered as fiancé(e), adjustments (IF1)
  Children, new arrivals (IR2)
  Children, adjustments (IR7)
  Children, new arrivals, conditional (CR2)
  Children, adjustments, conditional (CR7)
  Children, Amerasian, new arrivals (AR1)
  Children, Amerasian, adjustments (AR6)
  Children, new arrivals, self petitioning (IB2)
  Children, adjustments, self petitioning (IB7)
  Children of IB1 or IB6, new arrivals (IB3)
  Children of IB1 or IB6, adjustments (IB8)
  Children of IW1 or IW6, new arrivals (IW2)
  Children of IW1 or IW6, adjustments (IW7)
  Step-children of CF1, adjustments (CF2)
  Children of IF1, adjustments (IF2)
  Children adopted abroad under the Hague Convention, new arrivals (IH3)
  Children to be adopted under the Hague Convention, new arrivals (IH4)
  Orphans adopted abroad, new arrivals (IR3)
  Orphans adopted abroad, adjustments (IR8)
  Orphans to be adopted, new arrivals (IR4)
  Orphans to be adopted, adjustments (IR9)
  Parents of adult U.S. citizens, new arrivals (IR5)
  Parents of adult U.S. citizens, adjustments (IR0)
  Parents battered or abused, of U.S. citizens, new arrivals, self petitioning (IB5)
  Parents battered or abused, of U.S. citizens, adjustments, self petitioning (IB0)
Employment-based preferences
  First: Priority workers
    Aliens with extraordinary ability, new arrivals (E11)
    Aliens with extraordinary ability, adjustments (E16)
    Outstanding professors or researchers, new arrivals (E12)
    Outstanding professors or researchers, adjustments (E17)
    Multinational executives or managers, new arrivals (E13)
    Multinational executives or managers, adjustments (E18)
    Spouses of E11, E12, E13, E16, E17, or E18, new arrivals (E14)
 Spouses of E11, E12, E13, E16, E17, or E18, adjustments (E19)
 Children of E11, E12, E13, E16, E17, or E18, new arrivals (E15)
 Children of E11, E12, E13, E16, E17, or E18, adjustments (E10)
Second: Professionals with advanced degrees or aliens of exceptional ability
 Professionals holding advanced degrees, new arrivals (E21)
 Professionals holding advanced degrees, adjustments (E26)
 Spouses of E21 or E26, new arrivals (E22)
 Spouses of E21 or E26, adjustments (E27)
 Children of E21 or E26, new arrivals (E23)
 Children of E21 or E26, adjustments (E28)
Third: Skilled workers, professionals, and needed unskilled workers
 Schedule - A worker, new arrivals (EX1)
 Skilled workers, new arrivals (E31)
 Skilled workers, adjustments (E36)
 Professionals with baccalaureate degrees, new arrivals (E32)
 Professionals with baccalaureate degrees, adjustments (E37)
 Needed unskilled workers, new arrivals (EW3)
 Needed unskilled workers, adjustments (EW8)
 Chinese Student Protection Act (CSPA) principals, adjustments (EC6)
 Spouses of EX1 or EX6, adjustments (EX7)
 Spouses of E31, E32, E36, or E37, new arrivals (E34)
 Spouses of E31, E32, E36, or E37, adjustments (E39)
 Spouses of EW3 or EW8, new arrivals (EW4)
 Spouses of EW3 or EW8, adjustments (EW9)
 Children of E31, E32, E36, or E37, new arrivals (E35)
 Children of E31, E32, E36, or E37, adjustments (E30)
 Children of EW3 or EW8, new arrivals (EW5)
 Children of EW3 or EW8, adjustments (EW0)
Fourth: Certain special immigrants
 Broadcast (IBCB of BBG) employees, new arrivals (BC1)
 Broadcast (IBCG of BBG) employees, adjustments (BC6)
 Ministers, new arrivals (SD1)
 Ministers, adjustments (SD6)
 Employees of U.S. government abroad, new arrivals (SE1)
 Employees of U.S. government abroad, adjustments (SE6)
 Former U.S. government employees in the Panama Canal Zone, new arrivals (SG1)
 Former U.S. government employees in the Panama Canal Zone, adjustments (SG6)
 Retired employees of international organizations, new arrivals (SK1)
 Retired employees of international organizations, adjustments (SK6)
 Certain surviving spouses of deceased international organization employees, adjustments (SK9)
 Juvenile court dependents, new arrivals (SL1)
 Juvenile court dependents, adjustments (SL6)
 Retired NATO-6 civilian employees, new arrivals (SN1)
 Retired NATO-6 civilian employees, adjustments (SN6)
 Religious workers, new arrivals (SR1)
 Religious workers, adjustments (SR6)
 Spouses of BC1 or BC6, new arrivals (BC2)
 Spouses of BC1 or BC6, adjustments (BC7)
 Spouses of SD1 or SD6, new arrivals (SD2)
 Spouses of SD1 or SD6, adjustments (SD7)
 Spouses of SE1 or SE6, new arrivals (SE2)
 Spouses of SE1 or SE6, adjustments (SE7)
 Spouses or children of SF1 or SF6, adjustments (SF7)
 Spouses or children of SG1 or SG6, new arrivals (SG2)
 Spouses of SK1 or SK6, new arrivals (SK2)
   Spouses of SK1 or SK6, adjustments (SK7)
   Spouses of SN1 of SN6, adjustments (SN7)
   Spouses of SR1 or SR6, new arrivals (SR2)
   Spouses of SR1 or SR6, adjustments (SR7)
   Children of BC1 or BC6, new arrivals (BC3)
   Children of BC1 or BC6, adjustments (BC8)
   Children of SD1 or SD6, new arrivals (SD3)
   Children of SD1 or SD6, adjustments (SD8)
   Children of SE1 or SE6, new arrivals (SE3)
   Children of SE1 or SE6, adjustments (SE8)
   Certain unmarried children of SK1 or SK6, new arrivals (SK3)
   Certain unmarried children of SK1 or SK6, adjustments (SK8)
   Children of SR1 or SR6, new arrivals (SR3)
   Children of SR1 or SR6, adjustments (SR8)
   Certain unmarried sons/daughters of SN1 or SN6, adjustments (SN8)
 Fifth: Employment creation (investors)
   Employment creation, not in targeted area, new arrivals, conditional (C51)
   Employment creation, not in targeted area, adjustments, conditional (C56)
   Employment creation, targeted area, pilot program, new arrivals, conditional (I51)
   Employment creation, targeted area, pilot program, adjustments, conditional (I56)
   Employment creation, targeted area, new arrivals, conditional (T51)
   Employment creation, targeted area, adjustments, conditional (T56)
   Spouses of C51 or C56, new arrivals, conditional (C52)
   Spouses of C51 or C56, adjustments, conditional (C57)
   Spouses of I51 or I56, new arrivals (I52)
   Spouses of I51 or I56, adjustments (I57)
   Spouses of T51 or T56, new arrivals, conditional (T52)
   Spouses of T51 or T56, adjustments, conditional (T57)
   Spouses of R51 or R56, new arrivals, conditional (R52)
   Children of C51 or C56, new arrivals, conditional (C53)
   Children of C51 or C56, adjustments, conditional (C58)
   Children of E51 or E56, adjustments (E58)
   Children of I51 or I56, new arrivals, conditional (I53)
   Children of I51 or I56, adjustments, conditional (I58)
   Children of T51 or T56, new arrivals, conditional (T53)
   Children of T51 or T56, adjustments, conditional (T58)
Diversity
 Principals, new arrivals (DV1)
 Principals, adjustments (DV6)
 Spouses of DV1 or DV6, new arrivals (DV2)
 Spouses of DV1 or DV6, adjustments (DV7)
 Children of DV1 or DV6, new arrivals (DV3)
 Children of DV1 or DV6, adjustments (DV8)
Refugees and asylees
 Refugees
   Cuban refugees (P.L. 89-732 of 1966) (CU6)
   Non-Cuban spouses or children of Cuban refugees (CU7)
   Refugee parolees (P.L. 95-412 of 1978) (R86)
   Other refugees (P.L. 96-212 Refugee Act of 1980) (RE6)
   Spouses of RE6 (RE7)
   Children of RE6 (RE8)
   Other relatives (RE9)
 Asylees
   Asylees (AS6)
   Iraqi asylees (GA6)
    Spouses of AS6 (AS7)
    Spouses of GA6 (GA7)
    Children of AS6 (AS8)
Parolees
  Parolees, Soviet/Indochinese (LA6)
  Parolees, Indochinese (ID6)
Children born abroad to alien residents (NA3)
Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA Section 202, P.L. 105-100)
  Principals (NC6)
  Spouses of NC6 (NC7)
  Children of NC6 (NC8)
  Unmarried sons/daughters of NC6 (NC9)
Cancellation of removal
  Sec. 244, P.L. 89-236, subject to 4,000 annual limit (Z13)
  Battered spouses or children (Violence Against Women Act), P.L. 103-322 of 1994, subject to 4,000 annual limit (Z14)
  Salvadoran, Guatemalan and former Soviet bloc country nationals (NACARA Section 203, P.L. 105-100 of 1997) (Z15)
Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (HRIFA, P.L. 105-277)
  Haitian asylum applicants (HA6)
  Haitian parolees (HB6)
  Haitian children without parents (HC6)
  Haitian children orphaned in the United States (HD6)
  Spouses of HA6 (HA7)
  Spouses of HB6 (HB7)
  Children of HA6 (HA8)
  Children of HB6 (HB8)
  Unmarried sons/daughters of HA6 (HA9)
  Unmarried sons/daughters of HB6 (HB9)
IRCA legalization
  Entered without inspection before 1/1/82 (W16)
  Entered as nonimmigrant and overstayed visa before 1/1/82 (W26)
  Seasonal Agricultural Workers (SAW), worked at least 90 days during each year ending May 1, 1984, 1985, and 1986 (S16)
  Seasonal Agricultural Workers (SAW), worked at least 90 days during the year ending on May 1, 1986 (S26)
IRCA legalization dependents
  Spouses of legalized aliens, new arrivals (LB1)
  Spouses of legalized aliens, adjustments, conditional (CB6)
  Children of LB1 or LB6, new arrivals (LB2)
  Children of LB1 or LB6, adjustments (LB7)
Other
  Amerasians, born in Vietnam between 1/1/62-1/1/76, new arrivals (AM1)
  Spouses or children of AM1 or AM6, new arrivals (AM2)
  Individuals born under diplomatic status, adjustments, (DS1)
  Cuban Haitian entrants, adjustments (P.L. 99-603) (CH6)
  American Indians born in Canada, new arrivals (S13)
  Natives of Tibet who continuously resided in Nepal or India (Displaced Tibetan), new arrivals (DT1)
  Lost citizenship through marriage, adjustments (SC6)
  Special immigrant interpreters who are nationals of Iraq or Afghanistan, new arrivals (SI1)
  Special immigrant interpreters who are nationals of Iraq or Afghanistan, adjustments (SI6)
  Spouses of SI1 or SI6, new arrivals (SI2)
  Children of SI1 or SI6, new arrivals (SI3)
  Spouses of SM1 or SM6, new arrivals (SM2)
  Certain Iraqis employed by US Government, new arrivals (SQ1)
  Certain Iraqis employed by US Government, adjustments (SQ6)
  Spouses of SQ1 or SQ6, new arrivals (SQ2)
  Spouses of SQ1 or SQ6, adjustments (SQ7)
  Children of SQ1 or SQ6, arrivals (SQ3)
  Children of SQ1 or SQ6, adjustments (SQ8)
  Adjustment of T1 nonimmigrant (ST6)
  Adjustment of T2 nonimmigrant (ST7)
  Adjustment of T3 nonimmigrant (ST8)
  Adjustment of T4 nonimmigrant (ST0)
  Adjustment of T5 nonimmigrant (ST9)
  Adjustment of U1 nonimmigrant (SU6)
  Adjustment of U2 nonimmigrant (SU7)
  Adjustment of U3 nonimmigrant (SU8)
  Adjustment of U4 nonimmigrant (SU0)
  Adjustment of U5 nonimmigrant (SU9)
  Late amnesty applicants (Immigration Reform and Control Act) (W46)
  Presumed lawfully admitted for permanent residence (XB3)
  Children born subsequent to issuance of parent's employment-based preference visa, new arrivals (XE3)
  Children born subsequent to issuance of parent's family-sponsored preference visa, new arrivals (XF3)
  Children born subsequent to issuance of parent's immediate relative of U.S. citizen visa, new arrivals (XR3)
  Children born subsequent to issuance of parent's visa other, new arrivals (XN3)
  Entered before 7/1/24, Section 249, P.L. 89-236, adjustments (Z33)
  Entered 7/1/24-6/28/40, Section 249, P.L. 89-236, adjustments (Z03)
  Entered 6/29/40-1/1/72, Section 249, P.L. 89-236, adjustments (Z66)
  Foreign government official who is immediate relative of U.S. citizen or special immigrant (Z83)
D Data withheld to limit disclosure.
- Represents zero.
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
S OF ADMISSION: FISCAL YEAR 2010

                        Adjustments
                Total       of status New Arrivals
            1,042,625        566,576      476,049
              214,589          26,279     188,310
               26,998           3,922      23,076
                    D                -           D
               14,294                -     14,294
                3,567           3,567             -
                    D                -           D
                    5               5             -
                8,771                -      8,771
                  350             350             -
               92,088          11,716      80,372
                7,837                -      7,837
                2,197           2,197             -
                   16                -          16
                  708             708             -
                    D                -           D
                8,041                -      8,041
                1,493           1,493             -
                  341             341             -
                    D               D             -
                9,339                -      9,339
                1,681           1,681             -
                   11                -          11
                  163             163             -
                    9                -           9
                   98              98             -
                5,880                -      5,880
                   90              90             -
                    7               7             -
                   32              32             -
               14,982                -     14,982
                  290             290             -
               16,239                -     16,239
                1,132           1,132             -
                   72              72             -
                   94              94             -
                2,050                -      2,050
                  123             123             -
               15,965                -     15,965
                3,185           3,185             -
                    D                -           D
                    6               6             -
                    D               D             -
               32,817           4,465      28,352
                7,987                -      7,987
                    D                -           D
                1,885           1,885             -
                    D               D             -
                    D               D             -
                    D                -           D
  1,549     1,549           -
      D          -         D
 13,082          -    13,082
  1,028     1,028           -
 62,686     6,176     56,510
 19,145          -    19,145
  3,463     3,463           -
 13,774          -    13,774
  1,584     1,584           -
 23,591          -    23,591
  1,129     1,129           -
476,414   252,842    223,572
 46,622          -    46,622
 45,173    45,173           -
 35,430          -    35,430
111,496   111,496           -
    249          -       249
  5,886     5,886           -
    148          -       148
    528       528           -
 25,734    25,734           -
    643       643           -
 48,005          -    48,005
 11,519    11,519           -
  6,201          -     6,201
  6,350     6,350           -
      D          -         D
      D         D           -
    130          -       130
    646       646           -
    121          -       121
    554       554           -
     67          -        67
     78        78           -
  3,260     3,260           -
    263       263           -
  1,856          -     1,856
    331          -       331
  4,970          -     4,970
     68        68           -
  3,864          -     3,864
      D         D           -
 75,574          -    75,574
 40,603    40,603           -
      D          -         D
     29        29           -
148,343   136,010     12,333
 41,055    39,070      1,985
    491          -       491
  3,818     3,818           -
     18          -        18
  3,972     3,972           -
    239          -       239
  8,579     8,579           -
    538          -       538
12,403   12,403         -
   699         -     699
10,298   10,298         -
53,946   52,388    1,558
   475         -     475
25,656   25,656         -
   464         -     464
19,259   19,259         -
   619         -     619
 7,473    7,473         -
39,762   34,433    5,329
     D         -       D
   829         -     829
 9,023    9,023         -
   105         -     105
 4,715    4,715         -
     D         -       D
 2,042    2,042         -
     D        D         -
     D        D         -
 1,215         -   1,215
10,225   10,225         -
   102         -     102
 1,079    1,079         -
 2,641         -   2,641
 6,616    6,616         -
   355         -     355
   728      728         -
11,100    9,384    1,716
    41         -      41
    80       80         -
    69         -      69
 2,015    2,015         -
   337         -     337
    45       45         -
     D         -       D
     D        D         -
     4         -       4
   215      215         -
     D        D         -
    12         -      12
 1,480    1,480         -
     D         -       D
     D        D         -
    70         -      70
 1,674    1,674         -
    23         -      23
    43       43         -
    72         -      72
   904      904         -
   246         -     246
    20       20         -
     D        D         -
     D         -       D
     D         -       D
     67        67          -
      D         D          -
     39          -       39
    579       579          -
     42          -       42
     49        49          -
    134          -      134
  1,201     1,201          -
    539          -      539
     41        41          -
      3          -        3
    226       226          -
     80          -       80
    734       734          -
      3         3          -
  2,480       735     1,745
     31          -       31
     68        68          -
    518          -      518
    168       168          -
     32          -       32
     47        47          -
      D          -        D
     55        55          -
    392          -      392
     79        79          -
     28          -       28
     32        32          -
      D          -        D
     50          -       50
     88        88          -
      3         3          -
    628          -      628
    133       133          -
     45          -       45
     62        62          -
 49,763     1,571    48,192
 26,454          -   26,454
    929       929          -
 10,182          -   10,182
    375       375          -
 11,556          -   11,556
    267       267          -
136,291   136,291          -
 92,741    92,741          -
 25,891    25,891          -
  2,666     2,666          -
      D         D          -
 27,232    27,232          -
 10,977    10,977          -
 25,970    25,970          -
      D         D          -
 43,550    43,550          -
 20,508    20,508          -
      D         D          -
 8,669    8,669         -
     D        D         -
14,370   14,370         -
 1,592    1,592         -
 1,551    1,551         -
    41       41         -
   716         -     716
   248      248         -
   198      198         -
    22       22         -
    21       21         -
     7        7         -
 8,180    8,180         -
 4,314    4,314         -
   161      161         -
 3,705    3,705         -
   386      386         -
   128      128         -
    41       41         -
     5        5         -
     D        D         -
    35       35         -
     4        4         -
   109      109         -
    51       51         -
     9        9         -
     D        D         -
    62       62         -
    36       36         -
    14       14         -
     D        D         -
     D        D         -
    18       13        5
     D         -       D
     D        D         -
     D         -       D
     D        D         -
 6,023    3,102    2,921
     D         -       D
    15         -      15
    13       13         -
     4        4         -
   111         -     111
     D         -       D
     D        D         -
    33         -      33
     4        4         -
    33         -      33
    49         -      49
     D         -       D
 1,204         -   1,204
    10       10         -
   513         -     513
     D        D         -
   846         -     846
    D       D     -
  306     306     -
   49      49     -
  144     144     -
    6       6     -
    6       6     -
1,541   1,541     -
   21      21     -
  485     485     -
   93      93     -
   25      25     -
  234     234     -
    D       D     -
    6        -    6
   21        -   21
   26        -   26
   58        -   58
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