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Special Immigrant (EB-4)

Fourth preference (EB-4) applicants receive 7.1 percent of the yearly worldwide limit of employment-based immigrant visas. This preference category encompasses a broad array of applicants, including certain foreign reporters, certain religious workers, certain former employees of the U.S. government in the Panama Canal Zone, certain Iraqi and Afghan nationals who have assisted the U.S. government, certain physicians, and certain retired international organization employees.


With limited exceptions, fourth preference (EB-4) applicants must be the beneficiaries of an approved Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, Form I-360. Labor certification is not required for fourth preference (EB-4) applicants.

How We Can Help

We have significant experience working with international clients on the green card process. We take the time to understand each of our clients’ qualifications and recommend a course of action which will maximize the chances of a successful permanent residence application.


Our multi-disciplinary background in engineering and business is a significant asset, enabling us to fully comprehend and accurately describe the background and qualifications of our technical and investor clients. In addition to our legal expertise, our language skills in Spanish and Portuguese make us particularly helpful to our Latin American, Spanish, and Portuguese clients.

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