Free Evaluation

October 2008




October 2008
Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
Employ-ment -Based
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current April 1st 2004 April 1st 2003 Current Current
3rd January 1st 2005 October 1st 2001 July 1st 2001 July 1st 2002 January 1st 2005
Other Workers January 1st 2003 January 1st 2003 January 1st 2003 January 1st 2003 January 1st 2003
4th Current Current Current Current Current
Certain Religious Workers Current Current Current Current Current
5th Current Current Current Current Current
Targeted Employ-ment 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 15th 2002
April 15th 2002
April 15th 2002
September 8th 1992
April 1st 1993
2A
January 1st 2004
January 1st 2004
January 1st 2004
May 1st 2001
January 1st 2004
2B
December 15th 1999
December 15th 1999
December 15th 1999
April 22nd 1992
May 8th 1997
3rd
June 22nd 2000
June 22nd 2000
June 22nd 2000
September 15th 1992
May 1st 1991
4th
October 22nd 1997
May 1st 1997
May 22nd 1997
January 15th 1995
March 8th 1986

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