Free Evaluation

August 2009




August 2009
Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current October 1st 2003 October 1st 2003 Current Current
3rd Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
Other Workers Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable
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 January 8th 2003 January 8th 2003 January 8th 2003 January 1st 1991 September 15th 1993
2A January 15th 2005 January 15th 2005 January 15th 2005 September 22nd 2002 January 15th 2005
2B May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 May 8th 1992 May 1st 1998
3rd November 1st 2000 November 1st 2000 November 1st 2000 July 1st 1991 August 8th 1991
4th December 22nd 1998 December 22nd 1998 December 22nd 1998 August 1st 1995 September 8th 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