Free Evaluation

May 2004




May 2004
Priority Dates for Employment-Based Immigrant Visas
Employment-Based All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current
2nd Current Current Current Current
3rd Current Current Current Current
Other Workers Current Current Current Current
4th Current Current Current Current
Cetain Religiuos Workers Current Current Current Current
5th 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.

Priority Dates for Family Based Immigrant Visas
Family-Based All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed India Mexico Philippines
1st October 22nd 2000 October 22nd 2000 October 15th 1994 July 15th 1990
2A* October 15th 1999 October 15th 1999 April 1st 1997 October 15th 1999
2B May 15th 1995 May 15th 1995 January 1st 1992 May 15th 1995
3rd October 15th 1997 October 15th 1997 March 1st 1995 March 1st 1990
4th June 15th 1992 April 1st 1991 June 15th 1992 March 15th 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