Free Evaluation

October 2004




October 2004
Employment-Based All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed India Mexico Philippines

Employment - Based

1 st Current Current Current Current
2 nd Current Current Current Current
3 rd Current Current Current Current
Other Workers Current Current Current Current
4 th Current Current Current Current
Certain Religious Workers Current Current Current Current
5 th Current Current Current Current
Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers Current Current Current Current

First: Priority Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required for fourth and fifth preferences.

Second: Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required by first preference.

Third: Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide level, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences, not more than 10,000 of which to "*Other Workers".

Fourth: Certain Special Immigrants: 7.1% of the worldwide level.

Fifth: Employment Creation: 7.1% of the worldwide level, not less than 3,000 of which reserved for investors in a targeted rural or high-unemployment area, and 3,000 set aside for investors in regional centers by Sec. 610 of Pub. L. 102-395.

Family-Based All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed India Mexico Philippines
1 st

October 22nd 2000

October 22nd 2000

March 22nd 1993

August 15th 1990

2A*

May 1st 2000

May 1st 2000

September 15th 1997

May 1st 2000

2B

July 1st 1995

July 1st 1995

November 22nd 1991

July 1st 1995

3 rd

October 22nd 1997

October 22nd 1997

October 15th 1992

April 1st 1990

4 th

August 15th 1992

November 1st 1991

August 15th 1992

May 22nd 1982

First: (F1) Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Second: Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents

A. (F2A) Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents

B. (F2B) Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older) of Permanent Residents

Third: (F3) Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Fourth: (F4) Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens