TABLE OF FAMILY SPONSORSHIP BY A US PERMANENT RESIDENT

This Table is part of "Immigration and the Family" which explains these entries.

SPONSORSHIP BY PERMANENT RESIDENT (LPR)
SPONSOR
BENEFICIARY
IMMEDIATE RELATIVE
PREFERENCE
DERIVATIVE BENEFITS
COMMENTS
LPR Wife or Husband No F2AYes  
LPRChild under 21and unmarriedNoF2AYesA child needs a separate petition only if not joining in a parent's petition
LPRSon or Daughter over 21, unmarriedNoF2BYesOnly the son or daughter needs a petition, children of the son or daughter will be included in the son or daughter's petition
LPRSon or Daughter, married, any age   No sponsorship is allowed
LPRMother or Father   
LPRBrother or Sister   
LPRGrandparents, Uncles, Aunts, Cousins   

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