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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services encourages eligible applicants to consider requesting to transfer the underlying basis of their adjustment of status application to the first or second employment-based preference categories. 
There is an exceptionally high number of employment-based immigrant visas available in these categories during this fiscal year.
For this fiscal year,
The overall employment-based annual limit is twice as high as usual because that limit includes all unused family-sponsored visa numbers from fiscal year 2021.
Any visas not required in the fifth employment-based preference category are made available in the first employment-based preference category,
And any visas not required in the first employment-based preference category are made available in the second employment-based preference category.