Free Evaluation

February 2008




February 2008
Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current January 1st 2003 Unavailable Current Current
3rd November 1st 2002 November 15th 2001 May 8th 2001 April 22nd 2001 November 1st 2002
Other Workers October 1st 2001 October 1st 2001 October 1st 2001 October 1st 2001 October 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 February 8th 2002 February 8th 2002 February 8th 2002 July 1st 1992 January 22nd 1993
2A March 15th 2003 March 15th 2003 March 15th 2003 May 1st 2002 March 15th 2003
2B January 1st 1999 January 1st 1999 January 1st 1999 March 22nd 1992 January 22nd 1997
3rd May 8th 2000 May 8th 2000 May 8th 2000 July 8th 1992 April 1st 1991
4th July 8th 1997 November 15th 1996 October 8th 1996 November 1st 1994 February 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