Free Evaluation

November 2006




November 2006
Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current April 15th 2005 January 1st 2003 Current Current
3rd July 1st 2002 July 1st 2002 April 22nd 2001 May 8th 2001 July 1st 2002
Schedule A Workers October 1st 2005 October 1st 2005 October 1st 2005 October 1st 2005 October 1st 2005
Other Workers May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001
4th Current Current Current Current Current
Certain Religious Workers Current Current Current Current Current
5th Current Current Current Current Current
Targeted Employment Areas/ Regional Centers Current 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 China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st April 22nd 2001 April 22nd 2001 April 22nd 2001 July 1st 1993 November 15th 1991
2A September 1st 2001 September 1st 2001 September 1st 2001 December 1st 1999 September 1st 2001
2B February 1st 1997 February 1st 1997 February 1st 1997 February 22nd 1992 August 15th 1996
3rd November 15th 1998 November 15th 1998 November 15th 1998 January 1st 1995 February 8th 1991
4th October 22nd 1995 April 22nd 1995 August 1st 1995 October 22nd 1993 May 1st 1984

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