Free Evaluation

November 2009




November 2009
Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current April 1st 2005 January 22nd 2005 Current Current
3rd June 1st 2002 June 1st 2002 April 22nd 2001 June 1st 2002 June 1st 2002
Other Workers June 1st 2001 June 1st 2001 April 22nd 2001 June 1st 2001 June 1st 2001
4th Current Current Current Current Current
Certain Religious Workers Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
5th Current Current Current Current Current
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/ Regional Centers Current Current Current Current Current
5th Pilot Programs Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable

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 October 15th 2003 October 15th 2003 October 15th 2003 July 8th 1992 October 22nd 1993
2A August 15th 2005 August 15th 2005 August 15th 2005 June 15th 2003 August 15th 2005
2B October 1st 2001 October 1st 2001 October 1st 2001 June 1st 1992 May 15th 1998
3rd March 1st 2001 March 1st 2001 March 1st 2001 May 1st 1992 October 22nd 1991
4th June 15th 1999 June 15th 1999 June 15th 1999 November 8th 1995 January 15th 1987

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