Free Evaluation

February 2009




February 2009
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 January 1st 2005 January 1st 2004 Current Current
3rd May 1st 2005 October 1st 2002 October 15th 2001 April 1st 2003 May 1st 2005
Other Workers March 15th 2003 October 1st 2002 October 15th 2001 October 15th 2001 March 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
July 8th 2002
July 8th 2002
July 8th 2002
October 8th 1992
July 15th 1993
2A
June 1st 2004
June 1st 2004
June 1st 2004
September 22nd 2001
June 1st 2004
2B
May 8th 2000
May 8th 2000
May 8th 2000
May 1st 1992
October 15th 1997
3rd
August 1st 2000
August 1st 2000
August 1st 2000
October 8th 1992
June 1st 1991
4th
February 15th 1998
September 22nd 1997
January 15th 1998
March 22nd 1995
May 1st 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