Free Evaluation

December 2008




December 2008
Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current June 1st 2004 June 1st 2003 Current Current
3rd May 1st 2005 February 1st 2002 October 1st 2001 September 1st 2002 May 1st 2005
Other Workers January 15th 2003 January 15th 2003 January 15th 2003 January 15th 2003 January 15th 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
May 22nd 2002
May 22nd 2002
May 22nd 2002
September 22nd 1992
June 1st 1993
2A
April 1st 2004
April 1st 2004
April 1st 2004
August 1st 2001
April 1st 2004
2B
February 15th 2000
February 15th 2000
February 15th 2000
May 1st 1992
July 15th 1997
3rd
July 22nd 2000
July 22nd 2000
July 22nd 2000
October 1st 1992
May 15th 1991
4th
January 1st 1998
July 15th 1997
September 15th 1997
February 15th 1995
April 15th 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