Free Evaluation

January 2010




January 2010
Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current May 1st 2005 January 22nd 2005 Current Current
3rd August 1st 2002 August 1st 2002 June 22nd 2001 July 1st 2002 August 1st 2002
Other Workers June 1st 2001 June 1st 2001 June 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 Employment 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 April 1st 2004 April 1st 2004 April 1st 2004 August 15th 1992 December 1st 1993
2A January 1st 2006 January 1st 2006 January 1st 2006 January 1st 2004 January 1st 2006
2B December 1st 2001 December 1st 2001 December 1st 2001 June 8th 1992 July 1st 1998
3rd May 22nd 2001 May 22nd 2001 May 22nd 2001 September 15th 1992 December 1st 1991
4th October 1st 1999 October 1st 1999 October 1st 1999 November 22nd 1995 May 1st 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