Free Evaluation

December 2009




December 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 May 1st 2001 June 1st 2002 June 1st 2002
Other Workers June 1st 2001 June 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 June 1st 2001 June 1st 2001
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
5th Pilot Programs 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 January 22nd 2004 January 22nd 2004 January 22nd 2004 August 1st 1992 November 1st 1993
2A November 1st 2005 November 1st 2005 November 1st 2005 October 1st 2003 November 1st 2005
2B November 1st 2001 November 1st 2001 November 1st 2001 June 1st 1992 July 1st 1998
3rd May 22nd 2001 May 22nd 2001 May 22nd 2001 August 22nd 1992 November 15th 1991
4th September 8th 1999 September 8th 1999 September 8th 1999 November 15th 1995 March 22nd 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