Free Evaluation

August 2004




August 2004
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
Certain Religious 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.

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

October 22nd 2000

October 22nd 2000

January 1st 1992

July 15th 1990

2A*

April 15th 2000

April 15th 2000

September 15th 1997

April 15th 2000

2B

July 1st 1995

July 1st 1995

December 1st 1991

July 1st 1995

3rd

October 15th 1997

October 15th 1997

May 1st 1992

September 1st 1988

4th

August 15th 1992

August 1st 1991

August 15th 1992

March 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