Employment-Based Immigration: Fourth Preference
You may be eligible for an employment-based, fourth preference visa if you are a special immigrant, such as:
- Religious workers
- Special Immigrant Juveniles
- G-4 International Organization or NATO-6 Employees and their family members
- Armed Forces Members
- Panama Canal Zone Employees
- Certain Physicians
- Afghan and Iraqi Translators
- Afghan and Iraqi Nationals who have provided faith service in support of U.S. Operations
How to apply?
To petition for an employment-based fourth preference immigrant, your employer must file a Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant. However, there are certain situations where you, the employee, may self-petition on your own behalf .
Can I bring my family with me to the United States on my EB-4 Visa?
Some EB-4 classifications allow derivative beneficiaries. Your spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 may be admitted to the United States.