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Subject To The Numerical Limit
subject to the numerical limit
- Categories of legal immigrants subject to annual limits under the provisions of the flexible numerical limit of 675,000 set by the Immigration Act of 1990. The largest categories are: family-sponsored preferences; employment-based preferences; and diversity immigrants.
Source: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services