[:en]Immediate Relatives versus Preference Categories[:es]Parientes Inmediatos y Categorías de Preferencia[:]

[:en]In a previous post, we discussed who can file an immigrant petition (petitioners) and who an immigrant petition can be filed for (beneficiaries). In this post, we will give an overview of the various classifications of beneficiaries. Beneficiaries fall into one of two groups: immediate relatives or preference categories. What do these classifications mean? Essentially, [...]